Glen Hansard Concert
Best known for his music for Once, the musical and the movie, songwriter Glen Hansard will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Thursday, February 5, 2015.
Hansard is also the principal songwriter and vocalist for the Irish group, The Frames, who have become one of the most influential bands in Ireland. Hansard’s role as the band’s front man along with his ability to write real-life songs has earned him an excellent reputation in the music industry.
Once, The Musical won eight Tony Awards, including the top prize for music. The musical is based on the movie, Once, which featured original songs by Hansard. One of these songs, “Falling Slowly,” won an Academy Award in 2007 for both Hansard and for his partner on the song, Czech singer Marketa Irglova. Together, the duo perform under the name Swell Season, and released an album in 2009. Hansard recently released his first solo album, Rhythm & Repose, to critical acclaim.
Hansard’s 2015 winter tour features intimate stopovers, including the performance at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. He will be joined on this tour with the Rhythm & Repose wrecking crew, consisting of bass player Brad Albetta, keyboardist Thomas Bartlett, and Rob Moose on strings.
Admission: General admission tickets are $35 per person, standing room only.
When? Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.).
Where? The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall is located at 1050 A1A North in Ponte Vedra Beach.
For more information on this event please visit here or call (904) 209-0399.
Parking Information: Parking will be available onsite. There is a $5 parking fee for ticketed events. Parking is free for free events only. For events not produced by the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division, parking fees will be at the discretion of the event producer.