After the official album launch at Tower Records, Glen plays to a full (abandoned) house for the unofficial record release. Before he arrives from Tower, there are performances by Ye Vagabonds, Anderson and a poetry reading by Roddy Doyle.
Setlist: Grace Beneath the Pines, Winning Streak, Wedding Ring, Her Mercy, McCormack’s Wall, Lowly Deserter, Paying My Way, My Little Ruin, Just to Be the One, Stay the Road, Hold on Magnolia (Jason Molina), 930 / White Sulfur (Jason Molina), Drive All Night (Bruce Springsteen), The Parting Glass (Traditional)
[Thanks to Avril for the setlist.]
Band: Glen Hansard (guitar, piano, ukelele), Joe Doyle (bass), Michael Buckley (saxophone), Ronan Dooney (trumpet), Romy (piano), Una O’Kane (strings)
Review: Hot Press
Photos: Golden Plec, JOE.ie, & Irish Examiner
Hold on Magnolia (by Brian Reilly)
My Little Ruin (by Myles O’Reilly)