FENCES (performing tonight at the hi-dive with Chimney Choir and the Crook's Coat) is the name for Chris Mansfield's body of work, a collection of crisp, heartbreaking songs he's been crafting since around 2004. Like the older brother of Dashboard Confessional, FENCES brings self-awareness to a new level through the singer-songwriter's tales of love and woe.
Catching the attention of Sara Quin (of Tegan & Sara), Mansfield released his self-titled debut, which was produced and recorded by the singer, who has helped guide him along the way. This show is eighteen and up; tickets are $7. Doors open at 8 p.m., and bands start at 9 p.m.
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