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Glen Hansard Makes Surprise Appearance At Once The Musical

9th August 2014

Singer/actor Glen Hansard shocked the audience at Once The Musical in Los Angeles on Friday (08Aug14) by leading the cast in a surprise singalong during the curtain call.Hansard, who wrote the music and lyrics for...

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Sinead O'connor & Glen Hansard Join Bono For Christmas Eve Busk

26th December 2012

Irish stars Bono, Sinead O'connor and Glen Hansard stunned shoppers in Dublin on Monday (24Dec12) by hitting the busy streets on Christmas Eve as buskers.U2 frontman Bono organises the annual celebrity sing-along on the city's...

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Fascinating Fact: 3355168

3rd November 2012

Singer/actor Glen Hansard has landed a two-episode role on hit U.S. drama Parenthood. The Once star will play himself in shows that will air in December (12).

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Glen Hansard Feared Broadway Producers Would Ruin Once

18th June 2012

Singer/actor Glen Hansard harboured serious doubts about turning his cult film Once into a Broadway musical because he feared it would "ruin" the legacy of the independent movie.The stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning 2006 romantic...

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Bono Makes Surprise Appearance At Glen Hansard Gig

10th May 2012

U2 frontman Bono shocked fans at an intimate gig for Glen Hansard by taking to the stage to perform a duet with the Irish singer.The Once singer/actor was performing at New York's The Living Room...

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Tony Award Nominations: Spider-man Left Out In The Cold

2nd May 2012

The main prizes at the 66th annual Tony Awards will be contested by the new musical 'Once' - a love story set in Ireland - and the play 'Nice Work If You Can Get It',...

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Eddie Vedder Declares UKulele 'An Activist Instrument'

31st May 2011

Eddie Vedder, the American singer and front-man of rock band Pearl Jam, has described the ukulele as "an activist instrument". Eddie Vedder releases his second solo album 'Ukulele Songs' today (31st May 2011), and the...

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Eddie Vedder To Release UKulele Album

22nd March 2011

Eddie Vedder has revealed plans to release a solo ukulele album.Eddie Vedder, the American grunge legend and Pearl Jam frontman, is set to release a ukulele album titled 'Ukulele Songs', reports the UK's Guardian newspaper.Vedder...

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The Things They Say 19088

20th November 2010

"She had a real timeless energy. She was one of those people who get things done." Oscar winner GLEN HANSARD pays tribute to ONCE publicist RONNI CHASEN who was mysteriously shot dead earlier this week...

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Swell Season Stars To Play For Fans Who Witnessed Suicide

26th August 2010

Oscar winners GLEN HANSARD and MARKETA IRGLOVA have offered to perform at counselling sessions for stunned fans who witnessed the suicide of MICHAEL PICKELS at the duo's Saratoga, California show last week (19Aug10).Pickels dived from...

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The Swell Season To Split After Tragedy

24th August 2010

Oscar winners and former lovers GLEN HANSARD and MARKETA IRGLOVA are to split as THE SWELL SEASON to embark on other endeavours.The news comes just days after a fan committed suicide onstage at a Swell...

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The Things They Say 13850

23rd October 2009

"I've always impressed her with a guitar in my hand. I just wasn't as good in bed." Irish singer/songwriter GLEN HANSARD jokes about his relationship with The Swell Season bandmate and Once co-star MARKETA IRGLOVA,...

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Artists Come Together For R.e.m. Tribute Gig

5th March 2009

Rockers PATTI SMITH, GLEN HANSARD and BOB MOULD will headline a tribute concert in honour of R.E.M. in New York next week (11Mar09). The singers are among a host of artists who will take to the...

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Fascinating Fact 5233

27th April 2008

Oscar winners GLEN HANSARD and MARKETA IRGLOVA performed at the Coachella Festival in California on Friday (25Apr08) - as the SWELL SEASON. The ONCE stars claimed the Best Song at the 2008 Oscars....

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