The North Charleston Performing Arts Center recently added another notable gig to its schedule. The award-winning orchestral pop ensemble Swell Season — led by singer/guitarist Glen Hansard (from the Irish band The Frames) and classically trained Czech pianist/vocalist Marketa Irglova.

The Oscar-winning pair gained international acclaim for their music on the original soundtrack to the 2007 film Once.

Touring in support of their latest release, Strict Joy, Swell Season headlines a concert at the Performing Arts Center on Sat. May 22.

Tickets are available for $31 at the Coliseum box office and Ticketmaster outlets. Check out and, and visit for more.