Dropkick Murphys & Rancid Announce Joint Tour

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UPDATE 3/16/2017:

Dropkick Murphys and Rancid will team up for a co-headlining U.S. tour this summer. The trek will launch on July 27 in Bangor, Maine and run throughout the summer before wrapping up on August 26 in Los Angeles.

Appropriately named after each group’s hometown, the From Boston To Berkeley Tour will make stops in cities like Chicago, Salt Lake City, and San Diego across their 24-date trek. Rancid and Dropkick Murphys will bring out Bouncing Souls as direct support along with Jake Burns, The Selector, and Kevin Seconds for select dates.

Tickets for the From Boston To Berkeley Tour can be found on the secondary market, with ticket averages currently coming in at $81.

Dropkick Murphys' ninth album 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory, dropped on January 6 and debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200. Rancid plans to release their ninth album this year. Their last album, ...Honor Is All We Know, was released back in 2014 and peaked at No. 20 on the Billboard 200.

Throughout their route, the groups promise that each night will close with a joint encore.

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Dropkick Murphys & Rancid Tour Dates:
07/27 – Bangor, ME @ Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
07/28 – Montreal, QC @ ’77
07/29 – Toronto, ON @ Echo Beach
07/30 – Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
07/31 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
08/02 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
08/03 – Philadelphia, PA @ Festival Pier
08/04 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Summer Stage
08/05 – Boston, MA @ Brockton Fairgrounds
08/06 – Brooklyn, NY @ Ford Amphitheatre at Coney Island Boardwalk
08/08 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
08/09 – Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Pavilion
08/11 – Denver, CO @ Sculpture Park
08/12 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Saltair
08/13 – Nampa, ID @ Idaho Center Amphitheatre
08/15 – Vancouver, BC @ UBC Thunderbird Arena
08/16 – Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
08/18 – San Luis Obispo, CA @ Avila Beach
08/19 – Sacramento, CA @ Memorial Auditorium
08/20 – Berkeley, CA @ The Greek
08/22 – Chandler, AZ @ Rawhide Event Center
08/24 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park In The Park
08/25 – Las Vegas, NV @ Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
08/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ TBA

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Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys have announced their ninth studio album as well as a slew of tour dates to accompany it. The band's forthcoming release, 11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory will drop on January 6, and the tour will launch just over a month later. Dropkick will hit the road on February 21 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, weaving through the U.S. for about a month before wrapping the tour with six consecutive shows in Boston, location still TBD. The band has enlisted The Interrupters as well as Blood or Whiskey to accompany them on the road, as noted in the dates below.

Dropkick Murphys tickets have hit the resale market with limited availability, as tickets for all scheduled shows are averaging $117. The band's most expensive stops include House Of Blues in Myrtle Beach and the Paramount Theatre in Huntington, New York. Last year, the band's priciest shows were in Boston, Philly, and Austin.

Dropkick Murphys Tour Dates:

2/21 – Bethlehem, Pa. – Sands Bethlehem Event Center *+
2/22 – Columbus, Ohio – Express Live! *+
2/24 – Clive, Iowa – 7 Flags Event Center *+
2/25 – Hinckley, Minn. – The Grand Minnesota Taste Together *
2/26 – Sioux Falls, S.D. – The District *+
2/28 – Kansas City, Mo. – Uptown Theater *+
3/01 – Tulsa, Okla. – Cain’s Ballroom *+
3/02 – Little Rock, Ark. – Metroplex Live *+
3/03 – Robinsonville, Miss. – Horseshoe Tunica – Bluesville *+
3/04 – Birmingham, Ala. – Iron City *+
3/06 – St. Petersburg, Fla. – Janus Live *
3/07 – Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – Revolution Live *
3/08 – Lake Buena Vista, Fla. – House of Blues *
3/10 – Myrtle Beach, S.C. – House of Blues *+
3/11 – Washington, D.C. – Shamrockfest Dropkick Murphys ONLY
3/12 – Huntington, N.Y. – The Paramount *+
3/15 – Boston, Mass. – TBA
3/16 – Boston, Mass. – TBA
3/17 – Boston, Mass. – TBA
3/18 – Boston, Mass. – Agganis Arena
3/18 – Boston, Mass. – After Party @ House Of Blues with Pro Boxing
3/19 – Boston, Mass. – TBA
* w/ Blood or Whiskey
+ w/ The Interrupters

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