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Luck of the Irish

Boston punk rockers Dropkick Murphys bring a unique brand of Irish folk-influenced punk rock to the Diamond Ballroom just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.


Music

Devon Green

Dropkick Murphys with Lucero and Skinny Lister

7:30 p.m. Thursday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$23-$28

 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Yo ho ho and a flagon of rum

English folk/party band Skinny Lister joins Dropkick Murphys for a rowdy St. Patrick’s Day tour of the Midwest.


Music

Devon Green
A few years ago, Skinny Lister was enjoying mild success in its home country before being discovered in a hotel parking lot at SXSW. Already the darlings of the festival set in Europe, the band was discovered by the Dropkick Murphys’ manager, who witnessed the rowdy 5-piece in what lead singer Lorna Thomas described as “the world’s only mandolin solo in a glass lift.” The band was notorious for setting up anywhere and everywhere and playing to anyone who would listen. This approach, especially at SXSW, proved to be an effective one.
 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
 
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