Brian Fallon is perhaps best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band The Gaslight Anthem. In the last few years, he has embarked on a successful solo career as a singer-songwriter. Fallon has released an EP and two studio albums, playing his brand of alternative-folk rock. In 2018, he released his sophomore solo effort, Sleepwalkers, to critical and fan acclaim. He has toured all over the world, playing for crowds in large venues and small dive bars.
He Told Us Fortunes in American Slang
Brian Fallon hails from a working-class town along the Jersey Shore, where he grew up listening to the records of Bruce Springsteen and the Clash. Their music inspired him to learn to play the guitar and write songs of his own. He formed The Gaslight Anthem in 2005, a band that combined the folk-rock storytelling of Bruce Springsteen with the raw punk instrumentation of the Bouncing Souls. The New Jersey rockers were thrust into the spot in 2008 thanks to the successful release of its sophomore album, The '59 Sound. The successful release helped the band gain a cult following. Fans were drawn to the band's use of rich imagery and story-telling in its lyrics. Songs such as titular "The '59 Sound" and "Old White Lincoln" quickly became favorites among fans of the band. The band would follow up The '59 Sound with successful albums American Slang, Handwritten and Get Hurt before taking a hiatus in 2015. The Gaslight Anthem has played numerous music festivals around the world, including Bonnaroo and the Reading Festival, and has even played with its idol Bruce Springsteen twice in 2009. The group joined him onstage at the Hard Rock Calling Festival and the Glastonbury Festival. The Gaslight Anthem has also toured with punk rock legends Social Distortion while Brian Fallon has played shows with fellow singer-songwriter Chuck Ragan. Since the hiatus, Brian Fallon's solo career has been well received by fans of The Gaslight Anthem and new fans. His debut solo album, Painkillers, has spawned the alternative-folk favorites "Wonderful Life" and "Steve McQueen." His second album, Sleepwalkers, has spawned the fan favorites "Forget Me Not" and the titular "Sleepwalkers."
Where can I buy Brian Fallon tickets?
Tickets for his current shows and future tour dates can be conveniently purchased at StubHub.
Where is Brian Fallon playing?
On October 25 and 26, 2019, fans will have a chance to see Brian Fallon at The Wiltern in Los Angeles during the KROQ Presents: Tiger Army concert. Psychobilly favorites Tiger Army will be headlining the show while Brian Fallon, alternative-country legend Wayne Hancock, rockabilly crew The Delta Bombers and 8 Kalacas join them on the bill.
What can I except from Brian Fallon?
Though he isn't headlining, Fallon will bring plenty of passion and energy into his performance. He will wow the crowd through folksy singing, vivid imagery and powerful emotion. The audience will find themselves feeling nostalgic for things they have never experienced.
What songs are on a Brian Fallon setlist?
Fallon will play a mix of his solo tracks, such as "Steve McQueen," "If Your Prayers Don't Get to Heave" and "Wonderful Life" as well as acoustic renditions of The Gaslight Anthem favorites such as "Great Expectations," "45" and "Blue Jeans and White T-shirts." He may perform covers of Bruce Springsteen, The Replacements or another one of his fan influences.
How long is a Brian Fallon concert?
Fallon's sets average anywhere from 40 minutes to just over an hour in length. When he isn't headlining a show, more than likely, it will be closer to 40 minutes.
Who plays with Brian Fallon?
Fallon may be joined on stage by The Gaslight Anthem guitar tech and touring guitarist Ian Perkins.Back to Top
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