Dropkick Murphys performing in March as part of Front Row Boston.
July 7, 2014 For the first episode of Front Row Boston, the legendary Celtic punk band performs "The Boys Are Back" at their hometown House Of Blues.
"Rose Tattoo," by the Irish punk band Dropkick Murphys, memorializes the grandfather of singer and bassist Ken Casey (left of center, at table).
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January 1, 2013 If there's a soundtrack for last call in a Boston dive bar, the Dropkick Murphys' music is on it. The new single from the Boston-based Irish punk band memorializes singer and bassist Ken Casey's grandfather, and refers to an actual tattoo on his arm.
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