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In a welcome return to Belfast and to performing live, Glen Hansard is back for one night in the glorious surroundings of The Grand Opera House, exactly two years since his sell-out performances at BIAF19.

From his time as lead singer of Irish stalwarts The Frames, one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season, starring in the critically acclaimed, award-winning films The Commitments and Once through to his fourth solo album, This Wild Willing, an artist of Hansard’s stature needs no introduction.

Throughout this extraordinary evening, the audience can expect a journey through Hansard’s musicianship. Rock and folk ambitions coexist with moments of strangeness, intimacy, and stillness. Topics of vulnerability, desire, chaos, joy and love are explored in Hansard’s trademark soaring emotional and dynamic shifts.

For anyone who hasn’t seen Hansard perform live, he channels absolutely everything into his performance. Don’t miss it!

Doors: 6.45pm | 7.30pm start

Tickets & Pricing
  • Band I - V £25 - £38
Fri, 22 Oct 2021 6:45 - 10:00pm

Grand Opera House

  • Great Victoria Street
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT2 7HR

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Belfast International Arts Festival

  • 109-113 Royal Avenue
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT1 1FF

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