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Glen Autumn European Tour Announced

From his website:

In anticipation of a forthcoming record, Glen Hansard will be hitting the road this autumn for some intimate shows throughout Europe. Tickets on general sale from Friday 22nd May. Pre-sale starts Wednesday 20th May. Please check local venue for details. Tour dates and ticket info can be found on the tour page.

Tue 29-Sep-15 France Paris La Cigale
Wed 30-Sep-15 Belgium Brussels Ancienne Belgique
Fri 02-Oct-15 Sweden Stockholm Nalen
Sat 03-Oct-15 Denmark Aarhus Train
Mon 05-Oct-15 Denmark Copenhagen Amager Bio
Wed 07-Oct-15 Germany Hamburg Docks
Thu 08-Oct-15 Germany Berlin Admiralpalast
Sat 10-Oct-15 Germany Leipzig Taebchenthal
Mon 12-Oct-15 Germany Cologne Live Music Hall
Tue 13-Oct-15 Switzerland Zürich Volkshaus
Wed 14-Oct-15 Italy Milan Alcatraz
Fri 16-Oct-15 Italy Bologna Teatro Antoniano
Sat 17-Oct-15 Austria Vienna Konzerthaus
Mon 19-Oct-15 Germany Munich Kesselhaus
Tue 20-Oct-15 Netherlands Amsterdam Melkweg
Wed 21-Oct-15 United Kingdom London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

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Colm Updates

There is so much going on with Colm right now! His album And Now The Weather was released last week and found itself entering the Irish charts at #15. He’s been doing interviews, tv and radio, including hosting this wonderful “In Session” program on RTÉ Radio 1 last night. Click the link to listen to this enjoyable hour of songs and chats with Colm and some of his artist friends you might now. You can keep up with Colm news at his website – press & interviews here, radio & tv here. And if you haven’t gotten the record yet, you can buy the CD from his website shop or digital via iTunes as an English version OR an Irish version!

by Neil Irving

Radio Radio

Colm & Glen have both done some recent radio interviews for their respective record releases. Listen in:

Colm talked with Philip King at South Wind Blows on RTÉ Radio 1 & they played a couple of tunes from the new record, And Now The Weather due out April 17 (you can pre-order it now here!).

Glen’s been chatting with a few folks about his Jason Molina tribute EP coming out March 17 – it’s called It Was Triumph We Once Proposed…Songs of Jason Molina & it features some of Jason’s old Songs:Ohia bandmates as well as Mr. Rob Bochnik. This group will be on Late Night with David Letterman on March 17.

– At WHFB radio in Bloomington, Indiana (the home of Jason’s record label Secretly Canadian) Glen talked & sang 2 songs.
– An impromptu interview with Ray D’Arcy at RTÉ Radio 1 (just after recording an interview with NPR at the station)
NPR Weekend Edition Sunday “What Glen Hansard Learned From His Friend Jason Molina”

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Colm’s upcoming gigs

Colm will be performing around Ireland in the coming months to celebrate the release of And Now The Weather (Agus Anois An Aimsir) on 17 April. Check him out when he comes to your town!

31 March – Dublin, IE – Twisted Pepper (Banter with Jim Carroll, ) (preview)

12 April – Dublin, IE – Vicar Street (Barrytown Meets Musictown) (preview)

17 April – Dublin, IE – Whelan’s (Record Launch Party)

29 May – Dún Laoghaire, IE – The Pavilion Theatre

12 – 15 June – County Clare, IE – Hotel Doolin (Doolin Festival)

and of course, with The Frames in July to celebrate their 25th anniversary!

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New Record Coming from Colm!

Exciting news today – Colm is releasing his second solo record a mere 7 years after his debut The Hare’s Corner! And Now The Weather (Agus Anois An Aimsir) will be available on 17 April and on that night there’s a launch party at Whelan’s to celebrate. Tickets for the gig are on sale this Thursday 12 February at the Whelan’s website. Read more about the record on Colm’s site & listen to a new track “The Finnish Line” here on soundcloud.

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