Glen Hansard

Different folks have had different introductions to redoubtable Irish tunesmith Glen Hansard: the movie “The Commitments”; the cool band the Frames; the movie-turned-Broadway musical “Once,”; the duo known as the Swell Season, or his own solo work. Hansard can be chattier than Billy Bragg or get carried away saluting his heroes with covers (Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen), but he’s a mesmerizing storyteller who once busked for charity with Bono on a Dublin street on Christmas Eve and delivers enthrallingly passionate, poetic folk-pop. Jon Bream

Price: $32

Where

First Avenue Mainroom

701 1st Av. N.Minneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 08/5/14

Upcoming events

04/11 – Useful Jenkins
04/13 – Twin Shadow
04/23 – Umphrey's McGee
04/28 – Delta Rae
05/07 – The Waterboys
05/11 – Jessie J
05/15 – Gerard Way
05/22 – The 4onthefloor
05/28 – Little Dragon
05/29 – Temples
06/08 – Best Coast
06/27 – Death Grips

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: What's your favorite Stevie Wonder hit?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT