Dropkick Murphys have just released a new single, “Mick Jones Nicked My Pudding”–along with a B-side “James Connolly,” written by the band’s friend Larry Kirwan–direct to fans via http://www.DKMStore.com and dropkickmurphys.bandcamp.com. The band debuted the new single live during their Streaming Up From Boston St. Patrick’s Day concert on March 17.
Streaming Up From Boston has now been watched more than 10 million times across multiple platforms, and was featured on the NBC Nightly News (March 18), CBS This Morning Saturday (March 21), CNN (March 23) and The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Dropkick Murphys’ charity The Claddagh Fund raised over $60,000 for the city of Boston’s Boston Resiliency Fund in connection with the live streaming event. The free streaming concert was a #1 YouTube Trending Page, #2 Twitter Trending Topic across the United States, and a homepage feature on Twitch, as well as streaming concurrently via Instagram and Facebook Live. Streaming Up From Boston was sponsored by Boston-area tech company Pegasystems.
Watch NBC, CBS and CNN coverage of Streaming Up From Boston here:
CBS This Morning Saturday: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/musicians-hold-virtual-concerts-to-entertain-fans-while-social-distancing/
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: https://youtu.be/eWPKrGJ7ksI?t=702
Dropkick Murphys’ originally scheduled hometown St. Patrick’s Day Week Boston Blowout shows have been postponed until later this year. Visit http://www.DropkickMurphys.com for details.
In addition to Mick Jones Nicked My Pudding” / “James Connolly,” Dropkick Murphys recently released the single “Smash Sh*t Up,” and will release a new album on September 11 through the band’s own Born & Bred Records. “Smash Sh*t Up” is available digitally and on limited edition colored vinyl paired with B-side “The Bonny,” a cover of Gerry Cinnamon’s 2019 song.
About Dropkick Murphys: Since forming in 1996, Boston’s Dropkick Murphys have sold a staggering 7 million albums worldwide, with 2005’s The Warrior’s Code achieving an RIAA Gold certification and its smash single “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” nearing double platinum and appearing during a key moment of Martin Scorsese’s Academy Award-winning The Departed. Dropkick Murphys have become ambassadors for their Boston hometown and have built a legacy that does Beantown proud. The band recently released the single “Smash Sh*t Up,” and will release a new album this fall. “Smash Sh*t Up” is available digitally and on limited edition colored vinyl paired with B-side “The Bonny,” a cover of Gerry Cinnamon’s 2019 song. Recently, Dropkick Murphys’ song “Rose Tattoo”–from their Signed and Sealed in Blood album–was chosen by Loudwire as one of the “Top 66 Best Of The Decade Rock Songs,” appearing at #21 on the list. Dropkick Murphys–Al Barr (lead vocals), Tim Brennan (guitars, accordion, mellotron, whistles, vocals), Ken Casey (lead vocals, bass guitar), Jeff DaRosa (banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, harmonica, acoustic guitars, vocals), Matt Kelly (drums, percussion, vocals), James Lynch (guitar, vocals), Kevin Rheault (touring bassist), Lee Forshner (touring bagpipe player)–continue to tour in support of their 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory album (released through the band’s own Born & Bred Records in 2017), which debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 and was the #1 independently released album.
For more information on Dropkick Murphys visit:
Streaming Up From Boston (archived video): https://bit.ly/2QTmKDl