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Albums:

Perhaps Love

Drive All Night

Christmas Biscuits (In Aid Of St. Vincent De …

This Gift

Rhythm And Repose (Deluxe Edition)
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Biography:
Born: 1970/04/21
Birth Place: Ballymun, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Years Active: 1983 - Present
Genres: Alternative/Indie, Folk, Pop, Rock, Soundtracks, World

Glen Hansard (born April 21, 1970 in Dublin, Ireland) is the Academy Award–winning principal songwriter and vocalist/guitarist for Irish group The Frames and one half of folk rock duo, The Swell Season. He is also known for his acting, having appeared in the 1991 BAFTA winning film “The Commitments,” as well as starring in the 2006 film “Once.” Hansard quit school at age 13 to begin busking on local Dublin streets. He formed The Frames in 1990, and they've been staples of the Irish music scene ever since. Their first album, “Another Love Song,” was released on Island Records in 1991.Hansard came to international attention as guitar player Outspan Foster in the 1991 Alan Parke... Continue Bio >>

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Tickets:
08/02/2014 Metro Smart Bar
08/05/2014 First Avenue
08/07/2014 Fox Theater - Oakland
08/10/2014 Hollywood Bowl
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