DARWEN music project will host a ‘Leonard Cohen Birthday Tribute night’ featuring special guest Edwina Hayes.

The event will take place at Number 39 Hopstar Brewery Tap on Bridge Street next Tuesday.

Ms Hayes has been on the on the British national folk scene scene since 1999.

Edwina was born in Dublin and grew up in Preston before moving to the East coast of Yorkshire as a teenager,.

She has played regularly in London and Nashville, establishing herself as an accomplished songwriter.

The night will feature folk music, spoken word and poetry.

Many of the performers will be performing their own tributes to the late Leonard Cohen, who would have been 84 years old next Thursday.

Other confirmed performers include Teri Birtwistle, Michael Neary, Jam Tomorrow and Guy Hargreaves.

Those wishing to take part are encouraged to bring an instrument and take one of the remaining performance slots on the night.

The evening will run from 8pm until 11.15pm.