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Flogging Molly & Dropkick Murphys

Friday

Sep 28, 2018 – 7:00 PM

14800 Chinon
Irvine, CA 92618 Map

  • Flogging Molly
  • Dropkick Murphys

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Flogging Molly: For Dave King, the Dublin-born singer/guitarist/songwriter of SideOneDummy recording group Flogging Molly, the band's third studio album, Within a Mile of Home, brings him back to his childhood and the traditional Irish music he grew up with. With the help of his Flogging Molly compatriots and producer Ted Hutt, Within a Mile of Home has finally taken King full circle, back to his roots, and oh what a journey it has been.

King began his musical career as a member of Fastway, teaming up with Motorhead guitarist Eddie Clarke in the late '80s, having played New York's Madison Square Garden and L.A.'s Great Western Forum, only to eventually find himself scrubbing the toilets of ghetto clubs where he performed with just an acoustic guitar. For the musician, who originally came to L.A. from London in 1989 at the invitation of legendary Geffen A and R exec John David Kalodner to be in a band called Katmandu, it wasn't until forming Flogging Molly that he began to write and play "for myself and no one else." These days, he insists, he is right where he wants to be.

Dropkick Murphys: While it took the Dropkick Murphys nearly fifteen years to score their first top-ten album on the Billboard 200; They have been punk-rock's most riotous live act since bursting on the scene in 1996. They recently released Going Out in Style in 2011 which debuted at #6 in March. The Dropkick Murphys have been on tour ever since to promote the disc. Don't miss a tour date on the Dropkick Murphy's tour schedule; Use Eventful as your source for Dropkick Murphys tour dates and concert performance information.

The Punk-rockers form Boston released their debut album, Do or Die, in 1998 and immediately generated buzz from their edgy live shows. The band continued to prolifically release new albums throughout the new millennium and hit mainstream success with their sixth album in 2007. Entitled The Meanest of Times, the disc featured the hit single, "The State of Massachusetts", which was ranked by Rolling Stone magazine as the 83rd best song of 2007. The album debuted in the top twenty of the Billboard 200 and the Dropkick Murphy's toured throughout 2008 playing to a sellout crowd of ten thousand fans at their tour date in Pawtucket.

In 2009, Dropkick Murphys tour dates were booked on Bruce Springsteen's tour date in Boston and they opened for Aerosmith at their Massachusetts tour date. More recently, Dropkick Murphys released their latest album, Going Out In Style in March, 2011. To promote the disc, Dropkick Murphys tour dates are scheduled throughout the US. Stay on top of the Pride of Celtic Punk's tour dates; Use Eventful as your Dropkick Murphy concert calendar.

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