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‘Drive All Night’ . Four Song EP

‘Drive All Night,’ the latest recording from Glen Hansard, will be released November 25 (Vinyl / CD – (Nov 29 Ireland, UK, Europe)) + December 3 (Digital) on Anti- Records. The four-song EP includes three original tracks and a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s classic song “Drive All Night” featuring Hansard’s friends and fellow musicians Eddie Vedder, Jake Clemons and Joe Henry.

A portion of proceeds from the sale of the full “Drive All Night” EP (Vinyl, CD, Digital) will be donated to Little Kids Rock, the non-profit charity Clarence Clemons donated his energy towards. Little Kids Rock provides music education classes to K-12 students in public schools that have been stripped of their music programs. Learn more at

Stream all four songs in full via the New York Times.

Stream the title track via Rolling Stone.

Glen Hansard
‘Drive All Night’

01. Drive All Night
02. Pennies In The Fountain
03. Renata
04. Step Out Of The Shadows

Vinyl and CD formats are available for pre-order:
- (US)
- (IE)
- (UK)
- (DE)

Digital format pre-order:

Watch . Glen At Haldern Pop

Click through to watch Glen and band’s set at the Haldern Pop Festival – via Rockpalst.

Glen & John Kelly . Music & Conversation

Glen Hansard is delighted to announce a date for The Helix, DCU, Dublin on Thursday October 31st – Glen Hansard and John Kelly – Music & Conversation. A unique and intimate night’s entertainment is in store this Halloween when Glen and John sit down to discuss and explore Glen’s long and successful songwriting career.

John Kelly is a writer and award-winning broadcaster. His novel, From Out Of The City will be published in 2014. At this event, the two will discuss and explore Glen’s life and inspirations and demonstrate the power of a good song through entertaining conversation and a few choice acoustic numbers!

Additional info and tickets.

Solo Tour . Ireland . October

Glen will be embarking on a solo tour of select stops through Ireland in October. Tickets onsale Friday, 6 September.

The full band will return to the Vicar Street stage on 26 November. Tickets for this show are also onsale Friday, 6 September.

Click here for the full tour schedule.