Tag Archives: glen hansard

ohana fest 2019
Ohana Fest remains a mainstay for SoCal festivals with its dizzying trifecta of The Strokes, Eddie Vedder, and Red Hot Chili Peppers

Returning for its fourth year at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point the annual Ohana Fest remains a quintessential festival amongst the many that have cropped up in Southern California in recent years. With its placement on the shores of one of the state’s picturesque beaches, surrounded by palms, and constantly caressed by cool weather […]

Glen Hansard at the Wiltern
Glen Hansard invites fans into his home for a night of folk storytelling at The Wiltern

Glen Hansard was supposed to perform a concert at The Wiltern Theatre on Friday night, but instead, the Irish singer/songwriter invited the crowded venue into what felt like his own home, by the fire, for a night of lilting storytelling.   The tall, bearded Irishman, a man who quit school at the age of thirteen to […]

Steven Ward |
Glen Hansard makes Apogee Studio crowd laugh, nearly cry

If there’s one thing that Glen Hansard has proven to be in his songwriting, it’s that he is one hell of a storyteller. Wednesday night, Hansard only further illustrated that point in an intimate performance at Santa Monica’s Apogee Studio for KCRW. What I expected to be an hour-long performance — including interview — turned […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |