Weekend Guide: March 18-20

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Still looking to fill in your calendar for this weekend? Well, you’ve worked too hard not to enjoy you free time so here are some ideas – music and non-music related – on how to spend your weekend.

Our Best Pick

Dropkick Murphys – all weekend: Like we were really going to pick something else the week of St. Patrick’s Day? Go see the Murphys as they celebrate the holiday and their new album, Going Out in Style. Tickets are very sold out though

Our Music Picks

Friday

The Radiators at the Paradise Rock Club: Catch The Radiators for once last time as they are finally calling it quits after 33 years together. Walk down memory lane for $25

Dervish at the Somerville Theatre: For a more traditional St. Patrick’s Day celebration enjoy this group from County Sligo, Ireland. Tickets are $27.

A Celtic Sojourn at the Sanders Theatre: WGBH produces another stellar lineup for their Celtic Sojourn including Irish up-and-comers Téada. Tickets are $25 to $45

Gene Ween at The Met: You may know Ween from, well, Ween. Hear some originals and some favorite Ween tracks for $20.

Saturday

Crystal Castles at the House of Blues: Catch these critically acclaimed Canadians for $25 and $35

Boyce Avenue at the Royale: Welcome back Harvard grad Daniel Manzano and his rockin’ brothers, that is, if you got tickets for this sold out show.

Kansas at the Lynn Memorial Auditorium: Carry on you wayward sons for $37.50 or $47.50.

The Guess Who at the Twin River Event Center: These eyes aren’t crying because tickets for this show are only $30.

The Judds at the MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods Casino: One of the best country duos of all time make another welcome New England appearance. Tickets are $60 to $85.

Sunday

Ladysmith Black Mambazo at the Sanders Theatre: Get educated in the sound of mbube at Harvard. Tickets are $28 to $40.

Rocky Votolato, Matt Pond at the Middle East Downstairs: Two guys known for their work with other bands just doing the solo thing. Take in this duo for $15.

Peter Wolf at the Blue Ocean Music Hall: The legendary Geils frontman will rock you with old faves and new work from Midnight Souvenirs. Tickets are sold out.

Solas at the Iron Horse Music Hall: Another fantastic Irish traditional band hits the area as the festivities continue through Sunday. Tickets are $25.

Celtic Crossroads at the Capital Center for the Arts: Celtics music with the mix of bluegrass, jazz, and gypsy for $25 to $45.

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