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May 27

Falling Fences releases "II" on Aug 18th at Delmar Hall

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Mar 11

Logboat debuts Falling Fences Irish Ale for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Jan 3

Falling Fences to headline Missouri Folk Fest!

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Oct 10

Falling Fences performs Tom Petty Memorial this Weds!

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Mar 31

Fences at the Farm IV Announced!

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Mar 20

6 Night Stand at McGurk's begins Tuesday!

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Jan 27

Be a part of Falling Fences History!

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Dec 29

Winter Concerts On Sale Now!

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Nov 29

Falling Fences to perform rare 'Electric Fences' set for Charity this Saturday

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Aug 14

Falling Fences celebrates with "8 Year Anniversary Hup" on September 25th at McGurk's!

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Mar 22

Chewy's Last Stand - March 22-26

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Dec 23

Electric Fences returns for 2 shows this Jan!

Electric Fences returns!

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Oct 26

Falling Fences KDHX Video surfaces!

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Sep 29

Falling Fences join longtime friends in St. Louis on 10/22!

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Jul 27

FALLING FENCES to play SCHWAGSTOCK 46!

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Jun 21

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day from Falling Fences!  Visit our online Store and receive Free Shipping for a limited time or visit us in person tonight at McGurk's or an upcoming show!

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Nov 23

Video from Album Release Show!

Irish Old Ladies, courtesy of our good friend Ed.  Thanks Ed!  Hup Hup!

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Oct 25

Kickstarter Funded!

THANK YOU friends and family for funding our Kickstarter Campaign! We are thrilled to announce that the project was a success and we are looking forward to performing it for you with special guests on Friday November 21st at OFF BROADWAY MUSIC VENUE.

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Oct 21

Kickstarter Campaign Under Way!

Joe, Sean, and Ryan are seeking backers to release the debut, self-titled Falling Fences LP. More info on pre-ordering here!

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Tours/Shows


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Venue / Description
Locations
Admission / Ticket
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Jun 23
Old Farm Winery
Catawissa, MO, 63015
Jul 20
Arts in the Park - Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL, 62025
Jul 21
Soulard Concert Series
Aug 18
Album Release at Delmar Hall
Jun 17
Sunday Show at McGurk's
St. Louis, MO, 63104
Jun 16
Bearcat Getaway - Voodoo on the River
Annapolis, MO, 63620
Jun 10
Sunday Show at McGurk's
Jun 8
Voodoo Petty at Brew Skies Music Festival
Hannibal, MO, 63401
Jun 3
Sunday Show at McGurk's
St. Louis, MO, 63104
May 28
Memorial Day at the Boathouse
May 27
Memorial Day Sunday at McGurk's
St. Louis, MO, 63104
May 26
Pedalers Jamboree - Boonville, MO
Boonville, MO, 65233
May 20
Sunday Show at McGurk's
St. Louis, MO, 63104
May 19
Voodoo Farm Aid - Benton, IL
Benton, IL
May 13
Sunday Show at McGurk's
St. Louis, MO, 63104
May 12
FENCES at the FARM 5 - Grant's Farm!
Saint Louis, MO, 63123
May 6
Sunday Show at McGurk's
St. Louis, MO, 63104
Apr 29
Seanr's BDAY Show at McGurk's
St. Louis, MO, 63104
Apr 22
Sunday Show at McGurk's
St. Louis, MO, 63104
Apr 15
Sunday Show at McGurk's
St. Louis, MO, 63104
Mar 27
Spring Residency at McGurk's
Saint Louis, MO, 63104
Mar 25
Sunday Show at McGurk's
Saint Louis, MO, 63104
Mar 23
Schlafly Stout & Oyster Fest
Saint Louis, MO, 63103
Mar 17
St. Patrick's Day at McGurk's!
Saint Louis, MO, 63104
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Falling Fences Double Vinyl LP
25.00

Track Listing

  1. Shot to the Devil
  2. The Great Harpoon at Dawn
  3. The Ghost of 1824  (End of Disc 1 Side A)
  4. Sittin' by the Fire
  5. Dear Illinois
  6. Peola Road  (End of Disc 1 Side B)
  7. Little Cersei
  8. Going Home (In a Streetcar Named Desire)
  9. The By and By  (End of Disc 2 Side C)
  10. Charmaine
  11. Aideen
  12. Take Me Back to My Mississippi River Home  (End of Disc 2 Side D)
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Track Listing

  1. Shot to the Devil
  2. The Great Harpoon at Dawn
  3. The Ghost of 1824
  4. Sittin' by the Fire
  5. Dear Illinois
  6. Peola Road
  7. Little Cersei
  8. Going Home (In a Streetcar Named Desire)
  9. The By and By
  10. Charmaine
  11. Aideen
  12. Take Me Back to My Mississippi River Home
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About the Band


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The Debut Album

While the Falling Fences album is a gem from start to finish, the opening cut, “Shot to the Devil,” is likely to attract the most attention. That’s because there really aren’t that many 7-minute acoustic folk-based songs with this much attention to melodic and lyrical detail which don’t stretch out time via jam-band improvisation. As always, the music is focused and precisely crafted. Opening with a pace suitable for a jig, the song slows down twice to a dirge pace, before shifting into an entirely different melody on the back end. The devil is fought and a girl is lost across time and space (and two songs later, is recalled again as we learn the ship and the girl have the same name). And the band smokes hard along the way. 

- Steve Pick, host of Sound Salvation on KDHX

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Joe Stickley ~ "River Joe"

vocals / guitar / harmonica

Hails from Kirkwood, MO.  Without Fences, you can find Joe driving down Peola for the banks of the Black River.

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Sean Canan ~ "Canan Ball"

vocals / mandolin / guitar / foot percussion

Hails from Cincinnati, OH.  Without Fences, you can find Sean on Wednesdays in Sean Canan's Voodoo Players at the Broadway Oyster Bar.

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John Hussung ~ "Dr. Harms"

upright bass

Dr. Johnny Harms can be found taking care of stray cats and singing in barbershop quartets although he doesn't cut his hair.

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Video


"Irish Old Ladies"

"The Ghost of 1824"

"The Great Harpoon at Dawn"

"Songwriter's Hell w/ Allie Kral"

"Wasn't It Pretty" 

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Sundays at McGurks


"St. Louis is known for its hearty Irish and Americana music scenes, but no group in town bridges the gap like Falling Fences.  The veteran musicians have been holding down a weekly residency at the legendary McGurk's Irish Pub for over six years, honing their highly original take on chanteys, ballads, rousing sing-alongs and daring instrumental flights. This isn't quaint acoustic music; this is acoustic music with guts and chops to burn."  - Roy Kasten, host of Feel Like Going Home on 88.1, KDHX 

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Contact


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St. Louis, MO

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