According to Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam hasn’t played Florida very often. This made the fact that he was ending his 2012 solo tour with 8 shows in the state all the more special.
David Schultz checks in on all the bands he saw on Friday at SXSW.
Now that the whirlwind in recent years that has been the film (Once), the band (The Swell Season) and an award (Oscar for “Falling Slowly”) has concluded, singer Marketa Irglova has branched out on her own. The personal relationship with Glen Hansard now off in the distance but the professional one still ongoing, Irglova has finally gotten around to recording her debut solo album. And it is as haunting, brilliant and spine-tingling as anything she did before in the other group.