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Marketa Irglova working on solo LP, announces show; ‘Once’ director’s new music-themed film out Friday (watch the trailer)

Marketa Irglova at MNFW 2011 (more by Autumn Andel)

The Swell Season's Marketa Irglova is working on her second solo album, entitled Muna, and she's just announced a one-off NYC show at Le Poisson Rouge on October 10...

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Once won 8 Tony Awards; Glen Hansard adds small show, played others (pics, tix, dates & live audio from Hotel Vegan)

Glen Hansard, who recently played Fallon and has a handful of shows scheduled this month including one on June 29 at Beacon Theater, has added a June 28 show at the much more intimate Le Poisson Rouge...

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Once, the Musical

Given the natural, understated quality of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová's heartfelt performances in the movie Once, it's hard to imagine anyone else successfully embodying their roles...

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Glen Hansard releasing 1st solo album, schedules shows, playing Beacon Theaer, played BV-SXSW (pics, videos, dates)

Anti- reveals:Over 20 years in the making, singer songwriter Glen Hansard will release his first ever solo album, Rhythm and Repose, on Anti- Records June 19...

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‘Once’ musical moving to Broadway; Marketa Irglova schedules more live shows (dates)

Marketa Irglova (aka 1/2 of The Swell Season) released her first solo album, Anar, this past October via ANTI-. Though she's credited as a main writer for a few of The Swell Season's songs, her personality as a songwriter comes through much stronger here than on any Swell Season album...

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The Swell Season – Summerstage tickets on sale

The Swell Season @ Radio City Music Hall (more)

Tickets are now on sale (@ noon) for the show The Swell Season are playing in Central Park.

$30 tickets for the August 4th Yeasayer/The National show at Summerstage go on sale Friday...

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The Swell Season played Radio City, playing Central Park

The Swell Season (Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova performing songs from the motion picture Once) played a triumphant, sold-out, and emotional (though at times a bit 'adult contemporary') two hour show at Radio City Music Hall in NYC last night (May 19, 2008)...

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Glen Hansard/Marketa Irglova – Falling Slowly – Oscars video


Kimya Dawson played, Juno & Once won, @ the 2008 Independent Spirit Awards

2008 Independent Spirit Award Winners:

Best Feature: Juno
Best Director: Julian Schnabel, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Best Male Lead: Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Savages
Best Female Lead: Ellen Page, Juno
Best Supporting Male: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Talk To Me
Best Supporting Female: Cate Blanchett, I'm Not There
Best Screenplay: Tamara Jenkins, The Savages
Best Foreign Film: Once
Best Documentary: Crazy Love
Best Cinematography: Janusz Kaminski, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Best First Screenplay: Diablo Cody, Juno
Best First Feature: The Lookout
Robert Altman Award: Todd Haynes, Laura Rosenthal and the cast of I'm Not There
John Cassavetes Award: August Evening
Truer Than Fiction Award: The Unforeseen, Laura Dunn
Producers Award: Neil Kopp, Paranoid Park, Old Joy
Someone to Watch Award: Ramin Bahrani, Chop ShopPaul Baribeau, Matt Tobey & Kimya Dawson @ the ISA, LA - Feb 23, 2008

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The Swell Season (Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova) @ the Oscars, playing Radio City, Coachella, 2008 Tour Dates

Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova @ the Oscars, Feb 24, 2008'There is a certain poetry in a Grafton Street busker playing the Oscars," grins Glen Hansard...

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