Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, AKA The Swell Season, are to play five gigs across the country this summer, before heading off on a world tour.

The pair also have a new album in the pipeline, not yet titled, but set for release on September 25th.

The Swell Season will play on the following dates:
Millennium Forum, Derry - August 18th
Opera House, Wexford - August 21st
Everyman Palace Theatre, Cork - August 23rd
Glor Theatre, Ennis - August 24th
National Concert Hall, Dublin - August 26th