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Dropkick Murphys and Frank Turner 3/11 Paramount Theatre Huntington Review/Photos

March 18, 2012 drainu182 0

By Michel Dussack

At this point in their career, the thing Dropkick Murphys are probably most well-known for (besides their music being in The Departed and at Red Sox games) is playing a raucous, lengthy show to an equally raucous and usually very intoxicated crowd. Couple this with the fact that the town of Huntington had a St. Patrick’s Day Parade for five hours before the show, and you get an even drunker crowd than normal. Indeed, I had one …

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Dropkick Murphys Add Boston Dates To St. Patrick’s Day North American Tour

December 5, 2011 drainu182 0

Dropkick Murphys–Boston Music Awards’ 2011 “Artist of the Year” and “Live Artist of the Year”–have expanded their 2012 St. Patrick’s Day North American Tour with shows at Boston’s House Of Blues on March 15 and 16. A limited number of presale tickets for these two shows are available at through December 9.

Look for additional Dropkick Murphys St. Patrick’s Day week hometown shows to be announced in January, including a Sunday, March 18 performance to benefit their charity …

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Dropkick Murphys 7/27 Starland Ballroom Sayreville NJ Review/Photos

July 28, 2011 drainu182 0

The Dropkick Murphys bring Celtic Punk to Jersey

By Jimmy Douglas and Brian DosSantos

The clock strikes 10:00pm at the Starland Ballroom in Seyerville, New Jersey and the Dropkick Murphys powerhouse the stage with their infectious brand of American Celtic Punk. The band opened their set with the punchy song “Deeds Not Words” off of their newly released album Going Out in Style. Frontman Al Barr went through the whole set without skipping a beat and frequently jumped from the …

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Dropkick Murphys To Headline Boston’s Fenway Park September 8 & 9

June 28, 2011 drainu182 0

Dropkick Murphys will perform two landmark hometown shows–September 8 and 9–at Boston’s Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox, pending city approval. A portion of the proceeds from the two Dropkick Murphys at Fenway with Special Guests The Mighty Mighty Bosstones shows will benefit the Massachusetts 9/11 Fund–which helps support families of victims of 9/11 throughout the state–as well as the band’s charity The Claddagh Fund. Special guests The Mighty Mighty Bosstones will perform at both …

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Dropkick Murphys Announce North American Summer Tour

March 24, 2011 drainu182 0

After a whirlwind St. Patrick’s Day week including the band’s annual run of sold-out Boston-area shows–complete with a guest performance by Bruce Springsteen–and an appearance on NPR’s “On Point,” Dropkick Murphys have announced North American summer tour dates in support of their critically acclaimed new CD Going Out In Style (Born & Bred Records/ILG), which debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200, marking the group’s highest chart debut to date.

The trek kicks off with a May 28

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Dropkick Murphys Return March 1 With New Album ‘Going Out In Style’, Launch Tour in February

January 20, 2011 drainu182 0

Dropkick Murphys will release their seventh full-length studio album, Going Out In Style, March 1, 2011 on their own Born & Bred Records (ILG). Produced by Ted Hutt, Going Out In Style features the group’s signature blend of punk rock energy, folk soul, Irish spirit and American rock ‘n roll on tracks like “Memorial Day” (streaming now at, “Going Out In Style,” “The Hardest Mile,” “Cruel,” “Climbing A Chair To Bed,” and a rousing rendition of …

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New Dropkick Murphys Video Supports Union Drive at Boston Teaching Hospitals

September 21, 2010 drainu182 0

The new music video from Boston rock icons Dropkick Murphys features more than just footage from the bands rollicking sold-out arena shows. It also delivers a timely social justice message supporting blue collar and frontline workers in Boston’s largest industry – healthcare. The new “Tomorrow’s Industry” video was created through a unique collaboration with Boston hospital workers as part of their campaign to join Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union for a voice at work.

When the video …

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Dropkick Murphys Return To The Road August 5 For Western U.S. Shows, Including Seven Vans Warped Tour Dates

August 4, 2010 drainu182 0

After a brief break from their worldwide touring schedule, Dropkick Murphys will hit the road again this week for U.S. dates in Reno (August 5) and Las Vegas (August 6) and a stint on the Vans Warped Tour from August 7-15.

Dropkick Murphys–Ken Casey (vocals, bass guitar), Al Barr (vocals), Matt Kelly (drums, backing vocals), James Lynch (guitar, backing vocals), Tim Brennan (guitar, accordion, piano, backing vocals), Jeff DaRosa (mandolin, accordion, banjo, bouzouki, tin whistle, acoustic guitar) and Scruffy …

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The Offspring “The Shit is Fucked Up” Tour

March 24, 2009 drainu182 0

The Offspring is BACK and ready to go on a nationwide summer tour behind their greatest hits album “Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace”. “The Shit is Fucked Up” Tour launches May 15th in Nashville and includes a few radio festivals. Openers for the tour will includeSum 41, Alkaline Trio, Street Dogs, Shiny Toy Guns, Dropkick Murphys, and Pennywise (check inside for full details). Check out the video message from “President Dexter Holland” and tour dates inside.