FRIENDS Meet-up Dinner Night Before Leonard Cohen Concerts at Radio City, New York-April 5.13

February 9, 2013

To celebrate Leonard Cohen shows at the New York Radio City Music Hall on April 6 &7, Dick Straub has organized a fans meet-up dinner "the night before."

April 5, 2013
East of Eighth here 
254 W. 23rd. 
at 7:00 pm
Conveniently located between 8th Avenue (C,E subways) and 7th Avenue (#1 subway)
in the same block as the Chelsea Hotel.

Bonus: Fans can view Leonard Cohen 75th birthday tribute plaque on permanent display in front of the Chelsea Hotel.


  • Blue corn chips and pita, with humus and guacamole
  • Mixed green salad. 
  • Main courses include two pastas, one vegetarian the other with prosciutto. 
  • Other main choices: sirloin steak, chicken, salmon, and a seasonal harvest vegetable platter.
  • Sodas and coffee and tea are included, as well as a wide choice of desserts. 

For those wishing to order alcoholic beverages, full bar service will be available and individual tabs will be kept.

Total for meal is only $35 each. This being New York, bills must also include tax at 8.75% and a 20 % gratuity, bringing it to $45 per person.

Esther Cohen is attending as well as Sylvie Simmons with her ukelele.

Fifty people is the maximum set by the restaurant.  So, an accurate accounting is needed as early as possible.

Please respond your intentions (even if it's only a maybe) to Dick Straub at or on the leonard cohen forum here

Organizational thanks also go to Jarkko Arjatsalo, webmaster of all things Cohen and Joe Way co-chairman of the Madison 2012 Leonard Cohen Event.

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