A Kiwi band paid tribute last night to late musician Leonard Cohen, who passed away on Friday aged 82.
Imperfect Offerings was set up two years ago just to play Cohen's songs, and had a concert scheduled for Saturday night when it was announced the musician had passed away.
The concert was held at the Tapac Theatre in Auckland's Western Springs, with lead vocalist Peter McMillan calling it a "privilege" to perform the Canadian's much-loved songs.
"A great night... there's been sadness yet gratitude and celebration of Cohen and the wondrous poetry and music," Mr McMillan said.
"There's just such profound depth of wisdom and beauty in his poetry and his music."
A cause of death has not been given since news of Cohen's death was announced.
Hallelujah, Dance Me to the End of Love, You Want It Darker and Suzanne were among his extensive range of hits.
He last performed in New Zealand during a tour in 2013 at age 79.