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Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby jarkko » Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:26 am

Robert Kory has kindly given us the following information so that we can share it with the members. Another great gesture of good will from Leonard and his management!

Robert confirms that Leonard is fine, and his back is much better. The doctors have given him the green light to start the tour in July!

The 2010 Tour will begin on July 25 in Zagreb. After Zagreb, most of the concerts in August will be in the Nordic countries, plus some in Central Europe. There will be a break after August, before the concerts already announced begin in mid-September. According to tentative plans, the 2010 tour will end with some concerts in the Far East. The tour itinerary will be announced after all concerts have been confirmed.

Leonard is also working on a new studio album!

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Postby confetti » Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:31 am

Great news :D
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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby remote1 » Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:44 am

Many thanks for keeping us informed, Leonard, Robert and Jarkko! Great news regarding Leonard's back, and great news for Scandinavian and Central European fans! :D
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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby merton » Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:03 pm

Hi Jarkko,

Paraphrasing Dylan: Did I understand your message, man, is my question hopeless and forlorn? but does this mean Leonard isn't returning to Ireland this year?
Anyway, it's good to hear that Leonard is recovering.

All the best,
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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby sharon.e » Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:23 pm

Leonard's back is back ;-) :)
and the tour and a new album under way.

Thanks for the fantastic news, Robert , Jarkko & Marie.


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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby cpl593h » Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:57 pm

Jarkko
thanks for your hard work in keeping us up to date

great news!

bring on the full tour announcement!
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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby crystal » Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:24 pm

Great news, thank you for keeping us informed.
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Postby basecamp » Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:34 pm

Thx so much for this great news!
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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby ladydi » Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:09 pm

What wonderful news to start the day!! :D :D The most important thing is that Leonard has done so well with his recovery! The second most exciting news is the studio album but I think most of us had suspicions that he might be working on one!! And, of course, the concerts! Looking forward to the list after Zagreb....have passport, will travel.. :D

Many thanks to Leonard, Robert, Jarkko, and Marie for sharing this good news with us!

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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby Maulwurf » Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:15 pm

looks like our scandinavian friends drew the ace of spades!

thank you for sharing that piece of information! :-)
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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby BlizzardofIce » Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:24 pm

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Postby astranger » Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:55 pm

great!! glad to hear the good news! should we expect the album to be out before the tour starts??

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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby IrishMar » Mon Mar 15, 2010 6:20 pm

Many thanks to Leonard and Robert, Marie and Jarkko for the update. Thrilled to know that Leonard has the all clear.

So looking forward to that Tour schedule! :D

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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby MaryB » Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:11 pm

jarkko wrote: Robert confirms that Leonard is fine, and his back is much better.
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Hope that very soon it will be all better. So nice to have this all these positive updates! Greatly appreciate the fact that Mr. Cohen, Robert Kory, Marie, and Jarkko are keeping us so well informed - thank you! What a great forum this is!
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Re: Latest news from Leonard and Robert

Postby harald » Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:23 pm

Great news!
Thank you ever so much for keeping us informed, dear Jarkko?
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