Dropkick Murphys and Rancid have introduced dates for his or her co-headlining “Boston to Berkeley II” 2021 tour after having to postpone the outing final yr because of the pandemic. The 2 veteran punk acts will probably be joined by The Bronx at most reveals.
After embarking on a joint tour in 2017, Dropkick Murphys and Rancid had planned to do it again beginning in May 2020. Now, they’re lastly able to get the present on the highway. The 34-date tour kicks off August tenth in Waite Park, Minnesota, and runs by way of an October sixteenth present in Los Angeles. As beforehand reported, each bands will play Riot Fest in Chicago and Aftershock in Sacramento, California.
“Trying ahead to hitting the highway with the Dropkick Murphys once more for the second version of our Boston to Berkeley tour,” mentioned Rancid’s Tim Armstrong in a press launch. “Our good buddies The Bronx will probably be becoming a member of us on tour as nicely. See ya within the pit!”
Dropkick Murphys’ Ken Casey added, “Can’t wait to get again on the market and kick the touring door open once more. This can be a nice lineup and we’re gonna take the nation by storm.”
The 2 bands go approach again, with Rancid’s Lars Frederiksen having heard Dropkick Murphys’ debut EP again in 1997 and passing it alongside to Armstrong, who signed them to his Hellcat imprint.
This yr marks Rancid’s thirtieth anniversary, having shaped in 1991 out of the ashes of Armstrong and bassist Matt Freeman’s ’80s band Operation Ivy. The California punk act final launched the album Troublemaker in 2017, and have been reported to be engaged on a follow-up, though no particulars have been revealed.
Dropkick Murphys, in the meantime, launched their tenth album, Turn Up That Dial, earlier this yr, because the Massachusetts outfit delivered a brand new assortment of sing-along Celtic punk anthems.
The closing set will differ between Rancid and Dropkick Murphys all through the tour. Tickets go on sale this Friday (June 18th) at 10 a.m. native time in most markets through RancidRancid.com and DropkickMurphys.com, in addition to Ticketmaster.
See the complete itinerary under, adopted by promo movies from every of the headliners and our current interview with Dropkick Murphys’ Ken Casey.
Dropkick Murphys and Rancid 2021 Tour Dates with The Bronx:
08/10 – Waite Park, MN @ The Ledge Amphitheater – Waite Park
08/11 – Kansas Metropolis, MO @ Grinders
08/13 – Lincoln, NE @ Lincoln On The Streets
08/14 – Wichita, KS @ Wave
08/15 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s Exterior
08/17 – Washington, PA @ Wild Issues Park
08/18 – Cincinnati, OH @ The ICON Competition Stage at Smale Park
08/20 – Gilford, NH @ Financial institution Of New Hampshire Pavilion
08/21 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium Outside
08/22 – Lewiston, NY @ Artpark Amphitheater
08/23 – Columbus, OH @ EXPRESS LIVE! – Outside
08/25 – Richmond, VA @ Virginia Credit score Union Dwell!
08/27 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Summerstage
08/28 – New York, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium
08/31 – Philadelphia, PA @ Skyline Stage at Mann Music Heart
09/01 – Bridgeport, CT @ Hartford Well being Care Amphitheater in Bridgeport
09/18 – Chicago, IL @ Douglass Park (Riot Fest) *
09/24 – Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater +
09/25 – Atlanta, GA @ Atlanta Civic Heart – Outside +
09/27 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Concrete Road Amphitheatre
09/29 – Grand Prairie, TX @ Texas Belief CU Theatre at Grand Prairie
09/29 – Oklahoma Metropolis, OK @ The Zoo Amphitheatre
10/01 – Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom Outside
10/02 – Sandy, UT @ U of U Well being Plaza Rio Tinto Stadium
10/04 – Nampa, ID @ Ford Idaho Heart Amphitheater
10/05 – Seattle, WA @ WAMU Theater
10/07 – Palo Alto, CA @ Frost Amphitheater
10/08 – Sacramento, CA @ Discovery Park (Aftershock) *
10/09 – Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory OC Competition Grounds
10/10 – San Diego, CA @ Gallagher Sq. at Petco Park San Diego
10/12 – Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Amphitheatre
10/13 – Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre
10/15 – Las Vegas, NV @ Theater at Virgin Resorts Las Vegas
10/16 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine LA Outside
* = pageant date
+ = with out The Bronx, opener TBA