SHOW PREVIEW: Dropkick Murphys @ Alexandra Palace, London

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After a successful run of sold out shows in 2019 supporting their ninth album ’11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory’, Dropkick Murphys wasted no time in announcing a monster gig at London’s Alexandra Palace.
We’ve put the spotlight on the Boston band’s one off UK date to see what gig goers can expect on Friday night.


WHO THEY ARE:

DROPKICK MURPHYS

Genre: Celtic Punk
Origin: Boston, USA
Years active: 1996-present

Since forming in 1996, Dropkick Murphys have gone on to sell 7 million albums worldwide, with 2005’s ‘The Warrior’s Code’ achieving Gold certification and their seminal single ‘I’m Shipping Up To Boston’ nearing double platinum sales.


WHAT THEY’VE BEEN UP TO:

Before embarking on a European headline tour, Dropkick Murphys released their new single ‘Smash Shit Up’.

The single also features B-side ‘The Bonny’, a cover of Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Cinnamon’s 2019 song.

A new album is expected to follow later this year.


WHEN & WHERE THEY’RE PLAYING:

FEBRUARY 21 – LONDON, Alexandra Palace


WHO ELSE IS ON THE BILL:

COCK SPARRER
Genre: Punk Rock
Origin: London, England
Years active: 1972–1978, 1982–1984, 1992–present


KNEECAP
Genre: Hip Hop
Origin: Belfast, Northern Island
Years active: 2017-present


JESSE AHERN
Genre: Americana
Origin: Boston, USA
Years active: 2002-present


WHAT THEY’LL BE PLAYING:

Check out our playlist below, compiled using a combination of recent setlists and what’s hot right now; here’s what we predict each band will be playing:

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Tickets for Dropkick Murphys‘ show at Alexandra Palace on February 21st are available from See Tickets here.

You can keep up-to-date with the band online over on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.