Dropkick Murphys to stream free live concert on St. Patrick’s Day amid parade cancellations

FILE - American band from Boston Dropkick Murphys performs live on stage at Alcatraz Milano. Milan (Italy), February 17th, 2020. ( Photo by Elena Di Vincenzo/Archivio Elena Di Vincenzo/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images )

Following the cancellation of nearly every major St. Patrick’s Day parade across the United States amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Massachusetts punk band Dropkick Murphys anounced it would stream a free live concert from Boston Tuesday, March 17. 

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“The current world situation is the ONLY thing that would ever stop us from doing so… So we came up with an idea we’re going to pull off this Tuesday – the night of St. Patrick’s Day…” the band wrote on their website.

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The band also provided a list of accounts where fans can stream the event, including Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.