The singer-songwriter was to play a one-off date at London’s O2 arena on June 21, but he has now extended the run to a nationwide tour in September.
The shows will now start at Bournemouth’s BIC on August 26, with the seven-date jaunt across the UK concluding at London’s O2 Arena on September 14.
The concerts are in support of his 12th studio album Old Ideas, which was released in January last year.
Tickets for Cohen’s new dates go on sale from 9am on May 31.
The full dates for Leonard Cohen’s UK tour are as follows:
August 26 – Bournemouth, BIC
August 28 – Brighton, Centre
August 31 – Manchester, Manchester Arena
September 3 – Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
September 5 – Leeds, Arena
September 8 – Birmingham, LG Arena
September 14 – London, O2 Arena