Brian Fallon

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2012

    The Gaslight Anthem at the Firebird, 7/13/12: Highlights

    The Gaslight Anthem, with Dave Hause The Firebird July 13, 2012 By Allison Babka In a huge win for St. Louis, Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem played an intimate, sold-out show at The Firebird. Supported by friend and collaborator Dave Hause, the band brought humor and energy to the hungry audie ... More >>

  • Music

    July 12, 2012

    Gaslight Anthem

    8 p.m. Friday, July 13. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street. Sold Out.

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From July 9 to 15

    The Monday after Independence Day weekend is one most brutal. After a full weekend of barbecue and beer and illegal fireworks, going to work seems all the more objectionable. I'm too damned hungover on Freedom to be productive, personally. My "word of the day" today is "aliquant," which even my spel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Chuck Ragan on Getting Wiser and Settling Down

    wikimedia commons​Whether he's banging out guttural post-hardcore, punk rock anthems with Hot Water Music or delivering heartfelt, jagged-yet-delicate country ballads on his own, Chuck Ragan's honesty and sincerity have always seeped through his songs. His everyman's music paired with his non- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2010

    Show Review Setlist: Gaslight Anthem, Chamberlain and Tim Barry at Pop's, July 16, 2010

    Nigel CraneThe Gaslight Anthem​New Jersey's Gaslight Anthem has made great strides in the past few years. It's gone from trekking around the country in a beat-up van, to cruising in style in a full-blown tour bus. It's gone from moving modest units on a small punk label (XOXO Records), to cra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Review Photos: The Gaslight Anthem and Murder by Death at Pop's, Thursday, September 10

    Photo: Steve TruesdellThe Gaslight Anthem last night at Pop's. See more photos from last night's show. BY MATTHEW JACKSON Gaslight Anthem vocalist Brian Fallon offered two thank-yous -- equally heartfelt -- last night at Pop's. The first thanked the crowd for "coming out on a Thursday night," as if ... More >>

  • Music

    September 9, 2009

    The Gaslight Anthem

    8 p.m. Thursday, September 10. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.