The film had its United States premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2007 and received the Festival's World Cinema Audience Award.During the promotional tour, he and Irglová began dating.But it was a love story without a happy ending, as in January 2009, after three years touring with group The Swell Season, the couple announced they had split.
(Hansard first met Irglova, a Czech musical prodigy, when he was around 30 and she was 13; they reportedly started dating when she was 19. much.) "Of course, we fell into each other's arms," Hansard says.
Paul, MN – Palace Theatre 18 March – Chicago, IL – The Riviera Theatre 20 March – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre 21 March – Toronto, ON – The Danforth Music Hall 23 March – Boston, MA – House of Blues Boston 24 March – Washington DC – The Anthem 25 March – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer *Solo Show with Los Angeles Philharmonic We are happy to announce 2 very intimate Glen Hansard gigs happening in December.
Tickets are €30 and go on sale this Friday October 13th at 9am! 12 December – Galway – Town Hall Theatre Galway 13 December – West Cork – De Barra’s Folk Club , Glen and his band (Rob Bochnik, Joseph Doyle, Graham Hopkins, Romy, Justin Carroll, Curtis Fowlkes, Ronan Dooney and Michael Buckley) are delighted to be playing the following shows.
He has often stated that he regretted taking the role, because he felt it distracted him from his music career.
In 2003, he presented the television programme Other Voices: Songs from a Room, which showcased Irish music talent on RTÉ.
It's a little odd, but not much more odd than hearing any guy sing your song.