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Dropkick Murphys [sic] are an Irish American Celtic punk/hardcore punk band formed in Quincy, Massachusetts.[1] First playing together in the basement of a friend's barbershop, they blended traditional Irish folk rock and punk rock known as Celtic punk. Their influences include Stiff Little Fingers, The Pogues, The Clash, Thin Lizzy, The Dubliners, and the Swingin' Utters.[2]

The band has made a name for itself and built a following as a result of their non-stop touring all over the world, and their St. Patrick's Day weekend shows, which are held in and around Boston, are legendary. The group is also famous for their patronage of the Boston Red Sox and Bruins.

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review by . March 17, 2011
Just in time for St. Paddy's Day Dropkick Murphys along with the support of Against Me! rolled into Philadelphia to bring us a big ol' dose of Irish pride, swagger, and slamming punk rock with a sold-out show at the Electric Factory. Against Me! were about to take the stage when we arrived at the venue and you could already judge what kind of night was in store by expectant and eager faces of everyone in the crowd. Against Me! started playing and did not stop, mixing in new tracks off …
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