via press release:
GLEN HANSARD TO PERFORM “LIVE ON LETTERMAN” CONCERT WEBCAST, THURSDAY, DEC. 12, PRESENTED BY AT&T
Performance Will Be Streamed Live and
Available On Demand on CBS.com and VEVO
CBS Interactive’s award-winning webcast concert series, LIVE ON LETTERMAN, presented by AT&T, will feature Academy Award winning singer-songwriter Glen Hansard performing live from the world-famous Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City and webcast on CBS.com and VEVO, Thursday, Dec. 12 (9:00 PM, ET/6:00 PM, PT).
Glen Hansard’s LIVE ON LETTERMAN performance will feature songs off of his latest album, Drive All Night, which was released earlier this month, and his 2012 debut album, Rhythm and Repose.
The LIVE ON LETTERMAN franchise, which has garnered more than 200 million views to date on CBS.com and VEVO, has hosted some of the most established bands and musicians across the globe, staged in an intimate and dynamic setting for worldwide followers to enjoy. LIVE ON LETTERMAN webcasts have included some of music’s biggest stars, including Coldplay, Alicia Keys, The Killers, Depeche Mode, John Legend and Mumford & Sons.
Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard is celebrated as the principal songwriter and vocalist/guitarist for the group The Frames, one of the most influential bands in Ireland. Known for his dedicated following and grounded, real-life songs, Hansard garnered a reputation as an unparalleled front man. In 2007, he and Czech songstress Markéta Irglová took home the Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Falling Slowly” from the Once soundtrack. Hansard and Irglová continued the success of Once with the 2009 release Strict Joy under the namesake of The Swell Season. In 2012, Hansard released his first solo album, Rhythm and Repose, featuring favorites “Love Don’t Keep Me Waiting” and “High Hope.” Glen Hansard’s newest release, Drive All Night, offers a four-song recording with 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.
Fans can watch Glen Hansard’s webcast live or on-demand on CBS.com at http://www.cbs.com/shows/liveonletterman/. Also, during CBS.com’s live webcast, fans will have access to interactive features such as multiple camera angles, “Share the Moment” instant photos, the ability to pick the last song in the band’s set and more. Additionally, the webcast is available live and on-demand through CBS properties, select CBS RADIO stations’ websites, on Radio.com, and on-demand via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 8. Also, the webcasts are offered on VEVO, the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, through VEVO.com and its free mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and iPad. The on-demand performances are available across the entire VEVO platform, including VEVO.com, its mobile and tablet apps, mobile website, connected TVs and syndication partners.
Glen Hansard’s LIVE ON LETTERMAN webcast will precede his appearance on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN that same evening, Thursday, Dec. 12 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.