Wednesday, June 06 2012 10:27

DROPKICK MURPHYS announce Halfway to St. Patrick's Day

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Currently in the midst of a run of European tour dates--including a performance at the UK’s 10th annual Download Festival--Dropkick Murphys have announced a September 21 show at Boston’s Bank Of American Pavilion waterfront amphitheatre as part of their “Halfway To St. Patrick’s Day Tour.” Additional September tour dates will be announced soon.

Tickets for the September 21 show go on-sale Saturday, June 9. Go to www.dropkickmurphys.com for full details. $1 from each ticket sold will benefit Dropkick Murphys’ charitable foundation The Claddagh Fund, which supports organizations that champion the needs of children, veterans and those struggling with alcohol and drug abuse.

Dropkick Murphys--Al Barr (lead vocals), Tim Brennan (guitars, accordion, whistle, vocals), Ken Casey (lead vocals, bass guitar), Jeff DaRosa (banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, harmonica, vocals), Matt Kelly (drums, vocals), James Lynch (guitar, vocals), and Scruffy Wallace (bagpipes, tin whistles)--are touring in support of their critically acclaimed Going Out In Style and Going Out In Style: Fenway Park Bonus Edition CDs, both released via the band-owned Born & Bred Records.

The current tour itinerary is as follows:

European Shows:

Wed 6/6 Rome, Italy Orion

Thur 6/7 Bologna, Italy Estragon

Fri 6/8 Crans-pres-celigny, Switzerland Caribana Festival

Sun 6/10 Donington, UK Download Festival

Tue 6/12 Pratteln, Switzerland Z7

Wed 6/13 Toulouse, France Le Bikini

Thur 6/14 Vitori, Spain Azkena

Fri 6/15 Clisson, France Hellfest

Sat 6/16 Tilburg, Netherlands Mundial

Sun 6/17 Sulingen, Germany Reload Festival

Tue 6/19 Moscow, Russia Arena

Wed 6/20 St. Petersburg, Russia Glavclub

Fri 6/22 Lyon, France Transbordeur

Sat 6/23 Moutiers-Sous-Chantemerle, France Festiv'Ete

Sun 6/24 Luxembourg Rock A Field

Tue 6/26 Stockholm, Sweden Grona Lund Festival

Wed 6/27 Borlange, Sweden Peace & Love Festival

Thur 6/28 Tromoy, Norway Hove Festival

Sat 6/30 Belfort, France Eurockness

Sun 7/1 Werchter, Belgium Rock Werchter

Halfway To St. Patrick’s Day Tour:

Fri 9/21 Boston, MA Bank Of America Pavilion
Wayne Mackie

Contributing Writer for The Rock Father. Pop Culture Fan. Music Fan. Dad. Hailing from the Los Angeles area, Mackie and his family recently relocated to the Midwest.