Cool gig for Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard.
Glen Hansard.

Cool Discs have secured the services of one of Ireland’s finest songwriters and Academy Award winner, Glen Hansard, for a FREE instore gig later this month.

Hansard, releases his new EP ‘Drive All Night’ while in Derry.

The singer needs little introduction to Irish music fans having entertained with The Frames for some 20 years and collected an Academy Award for scoring the movie ‘Once.’

The Frames and Swell Season frontman is a long time friend of Derry’s oldest record shop.

Lee Mason of Cool Discs who said he was “absolutely over the moon that Glen is coming to play in store once again.

“His past performances are legendary,” he added. “There are only 80 odd tickets available, and we expect a lot of interest, so if you are a fan and want a gig to remember - be early! We will not reserve tickets over the phone or internet.”

The concert is organised for 8pm on Friday November 29 and tickets are free and available from 10am this coming Friday, November 22 at the shop on a first come first served basis.