Last week Glen Hansard arrived on our shores to launch his new CD and gave two wonderfully different gigs at Town Hall and Brooklyn Steel.
Alice Farrell first met Glen Hansard 25 years ago at Sin-é, an East Village café that was once at the epicenter of hot young Irish rock and Trad culture. Here’s her review of his solo show at Carnegie Hall.
How It’s New York: Pat Gavin, whose birthday party inspired this column, is a local trad player (“maven,” Dan writes; how New York is the casual use of this Yiddish term! Dan, you are now officially Jirish).How It’s Irish: The Begleys are from West Kerry, and this is Irish trad at its finest. A version […]