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Dropkick Murphys

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Feb 28, 2014

Fri 8:00 PM

2200 N Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75202

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Performers:

  • Dropkick Murphys
  • Lucero
  • Skinny Lister

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venue: House of Blues Dallas
date & time: Feb 28 08:00 PM / add to my calendar
price: $28 to $38
genre: Punk
age: all
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28.00 to 38.00

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Dropkick Murphys: While it took the Dropkick Murphys nearly fifteen years to score their first top-ten album on the Billboard 200; They have been punk-rock's most riotous live act since bursting on the scene in 1996. They recently released Going Out in Style in 2011 which debuted at #6 in March. The Dropkick Murphys have been on tour ever since to promote the disc. Don't miss a tour date on the Dropkick Murphy's tour schedule; Use Eventful as your source for Dropkick Murphys tour dates and concert performance information.

The Punk-rockers form Boston released their debut album, Do or Die, in 1998 and immediately generated buzz from their edgy live shows. The band continued to prolifically release new albums throughout the new millennium and hit mainstream success with their sixth album in 2007. Entitled The Meanest of Times, the disc featured the hit single, "The State of Massachusetts", which was ranked by Rolling Stone magazine as the 83rd best song of 2007. The album debuted in the top twenty of the Billboard 200 and the Dropkick Murphy's toured throughout 2008 playing to a sellout crowd of ten thousand fans at their tour date in Pawtucket.

In 2009, Dropkick Murphys tour dates were booked on Bruce Springsteen's tour date in Boston and they opened for Aerosmith at their Massachusetts tour date. More recently, Dropkick Murphys released their latest album, Going Out In Style in March, 2011. To promote the disc, Dropkick Murphys tour dates are scheduled throughout the US. Stay on top of the Pride of Celtic Punk's tour dates; Use Eventful as your Dropkick Murphy concert calendar.

Lucero: In a time when country music is beginning to become infused with less traditional styles of music, Lucero is king. Their acclaimed fusion of country and punk has given way to nearly 200 packed tour dates a year and half a dozen or so critically acclaimed albums. Their unique style has also inspired some of the mainstream's hottest acts, including Cage the Elephant and The Avett Brothers. Their 2009 album, 1372 Overton Park, became Lucero's hit major label debut, and while fans wait for the announcement of a new album, they're gearing up for the band's 2011 tour dates.

Lucero was formed in Memphis, TN in 1998 after lead singer and guitarist Ben Nichols' previous band broke up. Lucero performed hundreds of tour dates before being signed and releasing their self-titled, debut album in 2001. The band began to receive widespread recognition after the 2003 release of That Much Further West, but continued to remain a cult favorite until the release of Rebels, Rogues & Sworn Brothers in 2006. The album featured Lucero's most acclaimed balance of punk and country and received acclaimed from a number of major music critics. The group has been on the minds of audiences ever since their major label debut, 1372 Overton Park, in 2009, and has left fans wondering when Lucero's next release will come.

While they wait, fans can catch Lucero as they finish up their 2011 tour dates on the Vans Warped Tour, which ends on August 14. After that, Lucero will continue to perform around the US until October 19, when they'll support Dropkick Murphy's on their tour of Australia. After Lucero's 2011 tour dates end on October 25, they'll probably take a much needed break from touring, so don't miss this opportunity to see them live!

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