Music Park: Dropkick Murphys @ The Anthem — 3/10/18

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Al Barr of the Dropkick Murphys greets the sold-out crowd at The Anthem on March 10, 2018. (Photos by Ben Eisendrath /Instagram+Twitter: Insomnigraphic/GrillworksBen)

It was a week before St. Patrick’s Day to be sure, but it was still a pleasant surprise that Dropkick Murphys sold out The Anthem for a spirited show of Celtic punk on Saturday.

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Don’t Miss: Dropkick Murphys @ The Anthem, 3/10/18

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Dropkick Murphys (Photo courtesy Cast Management)

Soon, we will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way to celebrate than with a show by a great Celtic rock band? If you’re looking for a truly great one, look no further than Celtic punks Dropkick Murphys, who will swing by The Anthem from Boston on Saturday, March 10 to launch Saint Paddy’s shenanigans a week before the holiday.

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Don’t Miss: ShamrockFest 2016 @ RFK Stadium Festival Grounds, 3/12/16

Shamrockfest 2016 - Schedule

On Saturday, March 12th, the 17th Annual ShamrockFest hits the RFK Stadium Festival Grounds with an epic amount of green and Irish music.

Your local Irish heroes, Scythian, will be playing at 5:30pm, along with plenty of other bands, notably Flogging Molly and Dropkick Murphys.

And Mr. Van Winkle himself, aka Vanilla Ice, will also rock the mic like a vandal. Paired with an Irish Coffee, things could get very interesting. (Irish Vanilla Ice Coffee?)

Here are 17 reasons you should go this year!

Shamrockfest 2016 - Top 17

 

ShamrockFest 2016
RFK Stadium Festival Grounds
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Festival: 3-11pm
General: $29.99 (or $24.99 with purchase of 4+ tics)
VIP: $74.99+ (21+ only)
All ages

Don’t Miss: ShamrockFest @ RFK Stadium, 3/12/16

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Scythian perform in Dublin, Ohio, on Aug. 4, 2014. (Photo by Paul and Cathy)

We know that Saint Patrick’s Day is a little over four months away yet, but given how warm it is this DC weekend, it’s hard not to think of that portal to Spring that comes with waves of green.

And so it is that exactly three months from tomorrow, on March 12, 2016, you will have an opportunity to celebrate with ShamrockFest, returning again to the grounds of RFK Stadium.

As announced recently, ShamrockFest will feature headliners Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly as well as Street Dogs, Scythian, Go Go Gadjet, Fighting Jamesons, and more than 25 additional bands, DJs, and performers across six stages.

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