Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard leaning his elbow on a table with bottles, tarot cards and petals scattered on it

Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard is joined by a full band to present music from 2018’s Between Two Shores, his forthcoming album, as well as favourites from his back catalogue.

Glen Hansard is an artist that touches upon many genres, from freewheeling folk performed alone with a guitar, to Stax-indebted soul supported by a 12-piece band. It’s all carried by his extraordinary voice (which is often served a capella) – raw, emotive and powerful.

He is a founding member of The Frames, who celebrated 25 years as a band in 2015, and he is also one half of The Swell Season, which also features pianist Marketa Irglova. Together with Irglova, he wrote the music for and starred in the movie Once in 2007. The song ‘Falling Slowly’ from the film was awarded the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

This performance will begin promptly at the advertised start time and running time will be confirmed closer to the event.

As a guide, please note that events usually finish by 10.30pm at the latest.

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