Glen Hansard performs at the Lincoln Theatre on June 3, 2019. (Photo by David LaMason)
When I listen to Glen Hansard’s music — especially songs from the new album, This Wild Willing — I can picture a man who has two feet planted firmly in the past but is stretching out across this temporal divide to grasp the future. His music often straddles the line separating old folk tradition and modern tones and feeling.
Glen Hansard (Photo by Stephan Vanfleteren)
Irish troubadour Glen Hansard released The Wild Willing, his fourth studio album, in April via Anti- Records. Now, Glen visits the Lincoln Theatre on Monday, June 3, to regale us with song and story.
Talos performs at the Lincoln Theatre on March 10, 2019. (Photo by David LaMason)
Eoin French, the man behind the Talos, is onto something. Eoin, who studied music in the City of Cork in Ireland where he grew up, created fascinating pieces of music that ebbed and flowed, seemingly built layer upon layer of emotional energy at the Lincoln Theatre recently. Continue Reading
Talos (Photo by Niall O’Brien)
Ireland’s very own Talos, born Eoin French, will perform at Lincoln Theatre as opener for Aurora on Sunday, March 10. Following a run with Peter, Bjorn, and John late last year, Talos released his sophomore album, Far Out Dust, via BMG on Feb. 8.
Gaelic Storm performs at The Birchmere on Jan. 29, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
When Gaelic Storm took the stage at The Birchmere recently, frontman Patrick Murphy had his tongue firmly planted in cheek as he congratulated the capacity crowd for bravely trudging out in the, ahem, storm to attend a concert. (Earlier in the day, several area schools and employers had an early dismissal in anticipation of a snow and ice storm that never really developed.)
Gaelic Storm (Photo courtesy the band)
Celtic rockers Gaelic Storm will sweep The Birchmere for two nights on Tuesday, Jan. 29, and Wednesday, Jan. 30. Tickets are going fast!
Scythian performs at The Hamilton Live on Jan. 5, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
Scythian, DC’s favorite Celtic rock band, played to a capacity crowd of revelers who danced among tables (and a few on the tables) Saturday at The Hamilton Live.