Glen Hansard Announces European Solo Tour

The acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard has announced a short European solo tour in fall 2011. The tour will start in Tilburg (NL) on September 17th and include ten intimate club shows throughout the continent.

This will be the first European solo tour for Glen Hansard, who just finished a month-long US tour with Eddie Vedder. He’s also featured on ‘Sleepless Nights’ - one of the songs on Eddie Vedder’s new solo album “Ukulele Songs”.

Best known as the frontman of Irish band The Frames and as part of the Academy Award-winning duo The Swell Season, Glen Hansard is currently working on his solo album, due for a 2012 release. This will be Glen Hansard’s first studio release, since the 2009 Swell Season album 'Strict Joy'.


Glen Hansard European Tourdates

16 Sept Incubate Festival Tilburg Netherlands
17 Sept Bitterzoet (SOLD OUT) Amsterdam


20 Sept Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris France

21 Sept

Centre Culturel Irlandais (SOLD OUT) Paris France
23 Sept Parterre (SOLD OUT) Basel Switzerland
24 Sept Parterre (SOLD OUT) Basel Switzerland
26 Sept St Pauls within the walls
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Rome Italy
28 Sept Porgy & Bess Vienna Austria
04 Oct Festsaal Kreuzberg Berlin Germany
06 Oct CAT Barcelona Spain


UPDATE: Mark Geary will be joining Glen as support from 28 Sept to 06 Oct (last 3 shows).
UPDATE (2): Oliver Cole will be joining Glen as support from 16 Sept to 26 Sept.
UPDATE (3): Paris date on 21 September is sold out. additional date added for 20 Sept 2011.