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  • GLEN HANSARD DEBUTS AT WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
  • July 14, 2015
  • The evening will open with special guest Aoife O’Donovan

    Monday, November 9, 2015, at 7 p.m.

    Tickets on sale July 17, 2015 at 10 a.m.

    WHAT:

    Acclaimed singer-songwriter Glen Hansard will be making his debut performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall with special guest Aoife O’Donovan on November 9, 2015 at 7 p.m. This show is in support of Hansard’s newest album Didn’t He Ramble set for release on September 18 (ANTI- Records).

    Glen Hansard is the celebrated principal songwriter and vocalist/guitarist for the influential Irish group The Frames. Whether busking the streets of Dublin, where he got his start, or headlining a gig, Hansard has garnered a reputation as an unparalleled frontman.

    Hansard is also one half of the acclaimed duo The Swell Season. In 2007, he and Czech songstress Markéta Irglová took home the Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Falling Slowly” off the Once soundtrack. In 2013, the Broadway adaptation, Once, The Musical, won eight Tony Awards including the top musical prize itself.

    Visit this link to see Hansard’s recently released music video of “Winning Streak,” the first single from his newest album Didn’t He Ramble.

    Aoife O’Donovan, a highly praised folk musician, known for her ethereal vocals and substantive songwriting, will be opening for Glen Hansard. Her first solo album debuted in 2013 with folk tunes that were highly praised. She is currently traveling with fellow musicians, Sara Wilkins and Sarah Jarozs, for their tour I’m With Her. 

    WHO:        

    GLEN HANSARD 
    Special guest AOIFE O’DONOVAN

    WHEN:      

    Monday, November 9, 2015, at 7 p.m.

    WHERE:    

    WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
    111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

    HOW TO PURCHASE:

    Tickets on sale Friday, July 17 at 10 a.m. To purchase, please visit LAPhil.com, the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlet. To order by phone with credit card, please call the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office at 323.850.2000, or Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.

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  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422, sjefferies@laphil.org 
    Lisa Bellamore, 213.972.3689, lbellamore@laphil.org