The Gaslight Anthem plays surprise reunion show at Crossroads in Garwood (WATCH VIDEOS)

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The Gaslight Anthem performs at Crossroads in Garwood, June 18.

Two months ahead of the start of their planned reunion tour in August, The Gaslight Anthem played a surprise concert at the Crossroads nightclub in Garwood, June 18.

The sold-out show had been scheduled as a solo date for the band’s frontman, Brian Fallon, but the other three members — guitarist Alex Rosamilia, bassist Alex Levine and drummer Benny Horowitz — joined him for 18 songs, including old favorites such as “The ’59 Sound” and “Great Expectations” as well as a cover of Nirvana’s “Come As You Are.”

I have embedded videos of “Mulholland Drive,” “Mae” and “Come As You Are” below. Also, a stream of the show will be available for purchase until June 25 here.

Fallon, who has performed at Crossroads often in the past, was also there for shows of his own on June 16-17.

The Gaslight Anthem went on hiatus in 2015, though they did come back together for some shows in the summer of 2018. Their last album was Get Hurt, in 2014.

They will perform at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on Oct. 8, with Jeff Rosenstock opening. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.

Here is the June 18 setlist, according to setlist.fm:

“Howl”
“Great Expectations”
“Old White Lincoln”
“Mae”
“We Came to Dance”
“Handwritten”
“Even Cowgirls Get the Blues”
“1930”
“Mulholland Drive”
“Stay Vicious”
“Film Noir”
“The Patient Ferris Wheel”
“The Diamond Church Street Choir”
“Blue Jeans & White T-Shirts”
“Come As You Are”
“American Slang”
“45”
“The ’59 Sound”

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