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Members of The National, The Swell Season to Appear at Other Voices NYC

September 9, 2011  |  5:30pm
Members of The National, The Swell Season to Appear at Other Voices NYC

Bryce and Aaron Dessner, the twin guitar-playing brothers behind The National, and Glen Hansard of The Swell Season are set to make appearances at Other Voices NYC, a performance that celebrates Irish music and literature. The performance, which is a benefit for Fighting Words Creative Writing Centre, is at Le Poisson Rouge in New York. The lineup also includes Thomas Bartlett, Laurie Anderson, Sam Amidon and Bell X1.

Irish writers Joseph O’Connor and Colum McCann will also make appearances. Amy Winehouse, Florence and the Machine, Damien Rice and The xx have all previously performed at the decade-old event.

The performances are on Oct. 27 and 28, and tickets are on sale now. You can get tickets and view the full lineup here.

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