Dropkick Murphys’ Ken Casey Bloodied Following Altercation With A Fan

Dropkick Murphys were performing at the House of Blues in Boston, MA on Friday (March 15) as part of their annual St. Patrick’s Day run and things ended up getting bloody. According to TMZ, an intoxicated fan started elbowing women in the crowd, so bassist/vocalist Ken Casey ended up calling security on him. However, Casey then decided to confront the man himself leading to a bit of a brawl. You can find a video from the incident, complete with footage of Casey with blood on his face, below:


Dropkick Murphys Announce 2019 “St. Patrick’s Day Tour”

Dropkick Murphys have announced the dates for their 2019 “St. Patrick’s Day Tour.” Booze & Glory, Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One, and Amigo the Devil will serve as support on all dates (unless otherwise noted). The Interrupters, Stop Calling Me Frank, and The Devil Makes Three will also perfom on select dates. It’s worth noting that Dropkick Murphys will be playing two sets on March 16 including a matinee show and an after party featuring professional boxing and a special electric set complete with covers, guest vocalists, and fan karaoke. Fans that attend the full day will also be treated to an outdoor carnival with food, beer, a bounce house, and a dunk tank.

Tour Dates:

02/17 Poughkeepsie, NY – Mid-Hudson Civic Center
02/18 Toronto, ON – Rebel
02/19 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
02/20 Madison, WI – The Sylvee
02/23 Wichita, KS – The Cotillion
02/24 Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
02/25 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
02/27 Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
03/01 New Orleans, LA – The Fillmore
03/02 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
03/04 St. Petersburg, Fla. – Jannus Live
03/05 Miami Beach, FL – Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
03/06 Lake Buena Vista, FL – House Of Blues *
03/08 North Myrtle Beach, SC – House Of Blues
03/09 Knoxville, TN – The Mill & Mine
03/10 Richmond, VA – The National
03/11 Lancaster, PA – Freedom Hall
03/12 Portland, ME – State Theatre
03/14 Boston, MA – House Of Blues +
03/15 Boston, MA – House Of Blues ^
03/16 Lowell, MA – Tsongas Center %
03/17 Boston, MA – House Of Blues #

* with Booze & Glory, Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One
+ with The Interrupters, Stop Calling Me Frank
^ with Booze & Glory, Amigo The Devil
% with The Devil Makes Three, Booze & Glory
# with Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One, TBA

Dropkick Murphys & Flogging Molly Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly have announced a June co-headlining tour. Check out the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

06/01 Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion
06/02 Big Flats, NY – Tag’s Summer Stage
06/03 Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury Festival (Dropkick Murphys only)
06/05 Detroit, MI – Masonic Temple Theater
06/07 Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
06/08 Minneapolis, MN – The Armory
06/09 Council Bluffs, IA – Stir Cove at Harrah’s Casino
06/10 Denver, CO – Fox Street Compound
06/12 Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub & Concert Venue
06/13 Columbus, OH – Express Live!
06/15 Montebello, QC – Montebello Rockfest
06/16 East Providence, RI – Bold Point Park
06/17 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summerstage
06/18 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
06/19 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
06/21 Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
06/22 Forest Hills, NY – Forest Hills Stadium
06/23 Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

Dropkick Murphys Team Up With Magic Hat Brewing Company For Barroom Hero Pub Ale

Dropkick Murphys have joined forces with Magic Hat Brewing Company for their new Barroom Hero Pub Ale. The beverage is “an English pub ale with a roasted coffee aroma and a smooth caramel and chocolate malt finish” that was brewed to benefit the Claddagh Fund.

Dropkick Murphys Announce 2018 Tour With Agnostic Front & Bim Skala Bim

Dropkick Murphys have announced a 2018 tour with Agnostic Front and Bim Skala Bim. Check out the dates for that below.

Tour Dates:

02/24 Uncasville, CT — Mohegan Sun Arena
02/25 Albany, NY Albany — Capital Center
02/27 Niagara Falls, NY — Rapids Theatre
02/28 Indianapolis, IN — Egyptian Room
03/02 Oklahoma City, OK — Diamond Ballroom
03/03 Houston, TX — Revention Music Center (no Agnostic Front)
03/05 Birmingham, AL — Iron City
03/06 Nashville, TN — Marathon Music Works
03/07 Atlanta, GA — Cola-Cola Roxy
03/09 Charlotte, NC — The Fillmore
03/10 Washington, DC — The Anthem
03/11 Norfolk, VA — The NorVa
03/12 Stroudsburg, PA — Sherman Theater
03/14 Portland, ME — State Theatre
03/15 Boston, MA — House Of Blues (no Bim Skala Bim)
03/16 Boston, MA — House Of Blues (no Bim Skala Bim)
03/17 Boston, MA — House Of Blues (no Agnostic Front)
03/18 Boston, MA — House Of Blues (no Agnostic Front)

Two People Stabbed At Rancid & Dropkick Murphys Show

According to NBC 5, a man and woman were stabbed during Rancid and Dropkick Murphys concert at the Huntington Bank Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois on August 8. The incident occurred when the two got into an argument with the offender at the bar, before the conflict ultimately “spilled out into the venue.” He responded by stabbing the man in his neck and face, and cutting the woman’s abdomen. The attacker was arrested, while the victims were rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Both their conditions are considered to be stable.

Rancid & Dropkick Murphys Announce 2017 North American Co-Headlining Tour

Rancid and Dropkick Murphys have announced a 2017 North American co-headlining tour. The Bouncing Souls and Jake Burns of Stiff Little Fingers will open from July 27-August 9, and The Selecter and Kevin Seconds from 7 Seconds open from August 11-26. As added bonus Rancid and Dropkick Murphys will be doing joint encores.

Tour Dates:

7/27 – Bangor, Maine – Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
7/28 – Montreal, Quebec – ’77 – on sale TBA
7/29 – Toronto, Ontario – Echo Beach
7/30 – Cleveland, Ohio – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
7/31 – Sterling Heights, Mich. – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
8/02 – Pittsburgh, Pa. – Stage AE
8/03 – Philadelphia, Pa. – Festival Pier – on sale 3/10 @ Noon ET
8/04 – Asbury Park, N.J. – Stone Pony Summer Stage
8/05 – Boston / Brockton, Mass. – Brockton Fairgrounds
8/06 – Brooklyn, N.Y. – Ford Amphitheatre at Coney Island Boardwalk
8/08 – Chicago, Ill. – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
8/09 – Milwaukee, Wis. – BMO Harris Pavilion
8/11 – Denver, Colo. – Sculpture Park
8/12 – Salt Lake City, Utah – Saltair
8/13 – Nampa, Idaho – Idaho Center Amphitheatre – on sale 3/10 @ 11:00 AM MT
8/15 – Vancouver, British Columbia – UBC Thunderbird Arena
8/16 – Seattle, Wash. – WaMu Theater at Century Link Field Events Center
8/18 – San Luis Obispo, Calif. – Avila Beach – on sale 3/10 @ Noon PT
8/19 – Sacramento, Calif. – Memorial Auditorium
8/20 – Berkeley, Calif. – The Greek
8/22 – Chandler, Ariz. – Rawhide Event Center
8/24 – San Diego, Calif. – Petco Park In The Park – on sale 3/10 @ 11:00 AM PT
8/25 – Las Vegas, Nev. – Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
8/26 – Los Angeles, Calif. – TBA – on sale TBA