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Dropkick Murphys


Mid-Hudson Civic Center

14 Civic Center Plaza | Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

A non-profit community organization



Contact: Danielle Anderson

Phone: 845-454-5800 x 1206

Email: [email protected]


Dropkick Murphys

2019 St. Patrick’s Day Tour

Kicks Off February 17 at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center In Poughkeepsie, NY


POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK | NOVEMBER 12, 2018 – Dropkick Murphys, 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Tour kicks off February 17 at 7:00pm in Poughkeepsie, NY at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center located at 14 Civic Center Plaza. Special guests at the Poughkeepsie show include Booze and Glory, Lenny Lashley's Gang of One and Amigo the Devil. Tickets On Sale Friday, November 16 at 10:00am local time at and at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center box office. Ken Casey, Dropkick Murphys’ vocalist / bassist / founder, said, "Pack up the van (okay, okay, it’s a bus), we’re rolling again and looking forward to bringing the party to your town this February and March 2019. It’s our favorite time of year to play for the best, most dedicated fans on Earth. God bless you all. We promise to leave it all on the stage again this time around!!!!"


Fresh off the float after leading the World Series victory parade for their hometown Boston Red Sox, Dropkick Murphys have announced the dates for their 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Tour. This yearly sold out run of shows celebrates the band’s Celtic folk influence and is attended by fans from around the world. The tour launches February 17 in Poughkeepsie, NY and brings the band back to Boston, MA for four hometown performances (March 14, 15, 16, 17) during St. Patrick’s Day week.


Ticket Information: $35.00 General Admission

Tickets On Sale Friday, November 16 at 10:00am local time at and at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center box office.


Mid-Hudson Civic Center

14 Civic Center Plaza

Poughkeepsie, New York 12601





About Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys­ are: 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). Their most recent album, 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory, released through the band's own Born & Bred Records in 2017, debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 and was the #1 independently released album. There's a feeling of purpose throughout the album, influenced by the band's work with The Claddagh Fund, a charity the band established in 2009 to help support addiction recovery as well as children's and veterans' organizations. Dropkick Murphys are hands-on in raising funds, mentoring, and lending a helping hand with veterans, youth sports, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Many of the songs reflect these experiences, and the band's sadness, anger and dismay at the opiate epidemic ravaging the country – in particular, Boston and New England – and also their feeling of pride and optimism at the sight of those who have turned their lives around. Dropkick Murphys have become ambassadors for their city. In Boston, it seems like everybody knows someone connected to the band whether by blood, friendship, or the time they shared a brew at a Bruins game. They've built a legacy that does Beantown proud.


About Mid-Hudson Civic Center Inc.

The Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Inc. is a not-for-profit community organization dedicated to providing cultural, recreational and educational opportunities to the Hudson Valley. It is a dual venue comprised of Mair Hall and McCann Ice Arena.

The McCann Ice Arena serves youth organizations, leagues and individuals for both recreational and competitive figure skating and ice hockey, and offers ice slots, group and private lesson, public skating sessions and private parties.

Ice Time Sports Complex in Newburgh, NY is a multi-purpose complex created to give members of our community a place to learn, play, and have fun on the ice! Whether you want to develop your hockey skills, perfect your figure skating choreography, or just glide along listening to music, there is something for everyone!

Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center, located in Sugar Loaf, NY is dedicated to enriching the lives of the citizens of the Hudson Valley through the presentation of the finest local, national and international artistic programs that support, enhance and expand the appreciation for the arts.


The Mid-Hudson Civic Center is located at 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, and it is easily accessible from the New York State Thruway and Routes 84 and 9W.


  • Sun, February 17, 2019
  • Doors - 6:00PM
    Concert - 6:45PM
  • MJN Convention Center (formerly Mid Hudson Civic Center)
    Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Booze and Glory, Lenny Lashley's Gang of One and Amigo the Devil
  • $32