Photo by Annie Lesser


On Wednesday night, Glen Hansard had a talk back at the Grammy Museum before performing a short, intimate set for the 200-person crowd.
 
During the pre-show interview, Hansard discussed a little bit of everything, from the beginnings of his musical career when he “borrowed” a guitar from an uncle who was in jail and pretended he was Bob Dylan in the mirror, to recording his solo album in 2011 while subletting an apartment in New York. At one point, the conversation shifted to the Academy Award-winning film Once, including an anecdote about Hansard having to wear a scarf during the filming to hide his microphone as they shot on various locations without a permit.
 
The entirety of this interview/performance will be available in the Grammy Museum’s archives.
 
All photos by Annie Lesser.