Dropkick Murphys announce House of Blues shows

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Just in time for the holidays, Dropkick Murphys have revealed plans for their first set of St. Patrick’s Day week shows in Boston. The band have confirmed a pair of shows at the House of Blues, scheduled for Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16. Tickets for each of the shows will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.

Fans can look for additional Dropkick Murphys St. Patrick’s Day week hometown shows to be announced in January, including a Sunday, March 18 performance to benefit their charity The Claddagh Fund. As previously announced, the band will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a pair of shows at the Tsongas Center in Lowell on Saturday, March 17. Tickets for both shows are now on sale through the venue’s box office and website for $32.50.

Dropkick Murphys recently released a deluxe digital edition of the group’s latest album, Going Out In Style, on November 21. The package will include a companion digital release, Live From Fenway, which was recorded during the band’s two sold out shows at the historic ballpark on September 8 and 9. An expanded physical version of the deluxe CD package will be released in March 2012.In addition, the band will release an HD concert film of the performance called “Live From Fenway” next year. The film will also be broadcast on an national cable network in 2012. Further details regarding both the film and broadcast will be announced at a later date.

Going Out In Style, the band’s seventh studio album, was released in March It debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200, the group’s highest chart debut to date.

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