Dropkick Murphys To Release New Album “Turn Up That Dial” In April, Premiere New Song “Middle Finger”

Dropkick Murphys have announced that their new album “Turn Up That Dial” will be released on April 30. With this news, the band have also premiered a new song titled “Middle Finger.”

“Turn Up That Dial” Track Listing:

01 “Turn Up That Dial”
02 “L-EE-B-O-Y”
03 “Middle Finger”
04 “Queen Of Suffolk County”
05 “Mick Jones Nicked My Pudding”
06 “H.B.D.M.F.”
07 “Good As Gold”
08 “Smash Shit Up”
09 “Chosen Few”
10 “City By The Sea”
11 “I Wish You Were Here”

Ken Casey said the following about the new record:

“On this record, the overall theme is the importance of music, and the bands that made us who we are. We just hope [the album] takes people’s minds off their troubles. We’re so fortunate and grateful to be in the position to share a little happiness in our own way. Our gratitude levels are off the chart. 25 years ago, somebody bet me 30 bucks I couldn’t form a band with three weeks’ notice to open for his band. As kids, we’d never been out of New England and here we are – we’ve made ten records and have been all over the globe. If there’s a message to this album, it’s ‘put your fist up and play it loud.’”

Dropkick Murphys Announce St. Patrick’s Day Livestream Show

Dropkick Murphys will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a livestream concert. The virtual event will take place on March 17 at 4PM PT / 7PM ET. Ken Casey commented:

“Instead of charging for tickets, we’re going to ‘pass the virtual hat’ so you can donate what you’d like to help support us in our efforts to keep paying our employees. When we did the first two free livestreams for charity, our fans were super generous and we raised lots of money for good causes. But frankly, we’ve been out of work for over a year, so this one, we’ve gotta make about us. Of course, a portion will also go to charity, as always!”

Dropkick Murphys Premiere “I Wish You Were Here” Video

Dropkick Murphys have premiered a new video for their song “I Wish You Were Here.” You can get that track in digital outlets and as a 7-inch flexi-disc with their cover of Darlene Love’s “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).”

Dropkick Murphys To Team Up With Bruce Springsteen For “Streaming Outta Fenway” Livestream Performance

Dropkick Murphys will be teaming up with Bruce Springsteen for a special livestreamed performance called “Streaming Outta Fenway.” The event will take place at Boston’s Fenway Park on May 29 at 6PM ET / 3PM PT and it will feature a “double play” consisting of one Dropkick Murphys song and one Springsteen song.

Dropkick Murphys commented:

“HOW ABOUT SOME GOOD NEWS …

On FRIDAY MAY 29 at 6PM Boston time – the lights will be on at the Old Ballpark for STREAMING OUTTA FENWAY !!

We’ll be streaming out to you a FREE FULL ELECTRIC livestream performance from the hallowed grounds of FENWAY PARK IN BOSTON! That’s right – we are gonna be the first band in HISTORY to play right on the dirt and grass of the infield diamond – and we will be doing it FREE – for YOU, THE BEST FANS IN THE WORLD !!

To make sure this is a night to remember, our friend Bruce Springsteen will be joining us remotely for a FENWAY DOUBLE PLAY…. We’ll play together – one of ours + one of his…

This free live stream will have NO AUDIENCE in the stands…. That’s another first – no band has ever played a full show in an empty sports stadium !! This means you get to take part in this show with your rowdy kids and neighbors right from your own living room or backyard…

Our friends at Boston tech company Pegasystems are once again helping us pull off this crazy idea. Big shout out to them – Pega is Boston bred, they have stood by their employees during this crisis – and they‘re rallying other companies to step up to the plate.

Streaming Outta Fenway will raise funds for Boston Resiliency Fund, Habitat for Humanity Greater Bostonand Feeding America. These organizations put their donations to work NOW – to help real people in need.

If YOU want to add to the contributions of DKM and the sponsors, you can – and you don’t even have to wait until the stream starts. You can DONATE NOW !! TEXT TO DONATE by texting “DONATE” to 404-994-3559

We can’t wait to play for you on MAY 29 at 6PM Boston time!!”

Dropkick Murphys Announce St. Patrick’s Day Livestream Concert

Dropkick Murphys have postponed their Boston St. Patrick Day shows due to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite this, the band will still be performing on the holiday (March 17) as part of a free livestream.

Dropkick Murphys said the following about the postponed shows:

“Hi everyone –

Due to the Coronavirus, we’ve decided to take the prudent step to postpone our remaining St. Patricks Day Boston shows and boxing event.

With a State of Emergency declared in Massachusetts, we feel this is the only responsible decision. We don’t want to be part of aiding the further spread of this virus.

The shows will be rescheduled for Sept 11, 12, & 13, and the only bit of positive news we have for you is that these new dates will serve as our record release shows for our new Album which comes out on Sept 11th.

We are working to have all the same support acts on the new shows. Obviously all these bands need to check their schedules – we will send another update once all those bands have been able to review their schedules.

We love you all and care about your safety above and beyond anything else.

Respectfully,
Dropkick Murphys

***Here are the details:

SEPTEMBER
Fri 11 Big Night Live
Sat 12 HOB matinee
Sat 12 HOB evening show
Sun 13 HOB

**Sat March 14 HOB matinee tix will be honored at SAT SEP 12 HOB MATINEE SHOW.

**Sun March 15 HOB tix will be honored at SUN SEP 13 HOB show

**Mon March 16 Big Night Live tix will be honored at the FRI SEP 11 BIG NIGHT LIVE SHOW

**Tue March 17 HOB tix will be honored at SAT SEP 12 HOB EVENING SHOW

March 14 Murphys Boxing is cancelled.

Refunds for Boxing tix purchased at HOB box office or online – and the concerts if you can’t make the rescheduled dates -can be obtained at original point of purchase. For more information, please call Ticketmaster Customer Service at 1-800-653-8000 or visit: https://livemu.sc/2w0IfdZ

IF YOU PURCHASED A BOXING TICKET DIRECT FROM ONE OF THE FIGHTERS, you must get your refund from that fighter.

All tickets will be honored at the new date and ticket holders will be receiving an update with this information from Ticketmaster within 24 hours.”

They also added the following about the livestream:

“Hey everyone!

We hope you and your families are doing well during this trying time…

For the first time in 24 years, we are not playing on St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

The current world situation is the ONLY thing that would ever stop us from doing so…

So we came up with an idea we’re going to pull off this Tuesday – the night of St. Patrick’s Day…

We’re going to bring a DKM LIVESTREAM CONCERT to EVERYONE – ALL OVER THE WORLD!!

You’ll be able to watch it on our YouTube, Instagram and onFacebook Live…

Here’s the details:

DROPKICK MURPHYS
LIVE FROM BOSTON
THIS TUESDAY – MARCH 17
7pm BOSTON TIME
4pm WEST COAST
11pm LONDON
12am BERLIN
10am SYDNEY

This will be a FULL CONCERT – AND MORE !!

We’re excited to entertain you on St. Patrick’s Day – live from Boston

TELL YOUR FRIENDS !!

THE SHOW MUST GO ON!!!”

Dropkick Murphys & Rancid Announce Spring Co-Headlining Tour

Dropkick Murphys and Rancid have announced a spring co-headlining tour. Gerry Cinnamon (select dates) and Jesse Ahern will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

05/03 Concord, NC – Epicenter (no Jesse Ahern)
05/04 Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union LIVE! (with Gerry Cinnamon)
05/05 Atlanta, GA – Coca-Cola Roxy
05/06 Nashville, TN – Municipal Auditorium (with Gerry Cinnamon)
05/08 Daytona Beach, FL – Welcome To Rockville (no Jesse Ahern)
05/10 Houston, TX – Revention Music Center (with Gerry Cinnamon)
05/11 Austin, TX – The Lawn at the Long Center (with Gerry Cinnamon)
05/12 Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Amphitheater (with Gerry Cinnamon)
05/13 Dallas, TX – The Bomb Factory (with Gerry Cinnamon)
05/15 Council Bluffs, IA – Stir Concert Cove at Harrah’s Council Bluffs (with Gerry Cinnamon)
05/16 Sauget, IL – Pop’s (with Gerry Cinnamon)
05/17 Columbus, OH – Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival (no Jesse Ahern)
05/18 Grand Rapids, MI – The DeltaPlex Arena
05/20 New York, NY – Pier 17
05/21 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony
05/22 Laval, QC – Place Bell
05/23 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Casino
05/24 Lewiston, NY – Artpark

Dropkick Murphys Release New Song “Smash Shit Up” & Cover Of Gerry Cinnamon’s “The Bonny”

Dropkick Murphys have released a new song titled “Smash Shit Up,” along with a cover of Gerry Cinnamon’s “The Bonny.” Both tracks are available in digital outlets now and can also be purchased on limited edition vinyl.