Established in 1996 in Boston's southern suburbs by bassist Ken Casey, the outfit combines hardcore punk with Celtic folk music. Dropkick Murphys merge hardcore, which is faster-paced, harder, and more aggressive than other forms of punk rock with Irish folk tunes. Traditional Celtic folk instruments such as bodhran, tin whistle, and bagpipes join electric guitars and percussion in their high-energy, high-power live performances. Dropkick Murphys take the traditional sea shanties to the next level, turning them into fighting anthems for generations of music fans worldwide. One of their best-known songs, the fast-paced 'I'm Shipping Up To Boston' was featured in Oscar-winning Scorsese film, The Departed.
A band which is built on authenticity and committed to social involvement is now confirmed to play at Pol'and'Rock Festival 2021, which is a non-commercial event. When we announced the band nearly a year ago to the day, the response from fans was incredible and we are pleased to confirm that Dropkick Murphys will perform at the upcoming edition of our festival.
We are delighted to confirm that legends of European punk rock scene, Tagada Jones, confirmed that they will be playing at Pol'and'Rock 2021. It’s been already more than 25 years that Tagada Jones cross-national and international stages with its French punk-hardcore