Thursday, April 14, 2011

Free Concert At Collegiate Rugby Championship

Dropkick Murphys, the critically acclaimed rock band known for their complex distillation of classic punk rock, Celtic folk and American rock 'n roll, will headline the USA 7’s Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC) at PPL Park in Chester, PA in a post-event concert on Saturday, June 4. The performance will be free-of-charge to all attendees of the Saturday, June 4 CRC event.

Single-day and weekend tickets for USA 7’s CRC are available exclusively through ComcastTIX on line at, by phone at 1-800-298-4200 or in person at the PPL Park box office. Group discounts are available by calling 215-389-9543.

Dropkick Murphys’ seventh full-length studio album, Going Out In Style,. entered the Billboard 200 album chart at #6 with sales of 43,000, marking the group’s highest chart debut to date. The CD is a raucous and rollicking romp overflowing with punk rock energy, folk soul, and Irish spirit.

Since they first hit the scene in 1996, the Boston seven-piece have racked up record sales in excess of 3 million worldwide. Their smash hit single “I’m Shipping Up to Boston” exceeded platinum status and was featured in Martin Scorsese’s Academy Award-winning film, The Departed.

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