Dropkick Murphys And Rancid Announce Co-headlining Tour

Punk rock titans Dropkick Murphys and Rancid are teaming for a co-headlining tour this summer.

Originally set to take place last year, the “Boston to Berkeley II” tour launches August 10th in Waite Park, Minnesota and wraps up October 16th in Los Angeles, California. The Bronx will open most shows. Both bands will also play Aftershock and Riot Fest this year.

“Looking forward to hitting the road with the Dropkick Murphys again for the second edition of our Boston to Berkeley tour,” said Rancid’s Tim Armstrong in a press release. “Our good buddies The Bronx will be joining us on tour as well. See ya in the pit!”

Dropkick Murphys’ Ken Casey added, “Can’t wait to get back out there and kick the touring door open again. This is a great lineup and we are gonna take the country by storm.”

Tickets go in sale Friday, June 18th at 10 AM  local time. Check out all the dates below.

Rancid celebrates their 30th anniversary this year. Meanwhile, the Dropkick Murphys recently released their new album Turn Up That Dial.

Dropkick Murphys and Rancid 2021 Tour:

08/10 – Waite Park, MN @ The Ledge Amphitheater – Waite Park
08/11 – Kansas City, MO @ Grinders
08/13 – Lincoln, NE @ Lincoln On The Streets
08/14 – Wichita, KS @ Wave
08/15 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s Outside
08/17 – Washington, PA @ Wild Things Park
08/18 – Cincinnati, OH @ The ICON Festival Stage at Smale Park
08/20 – Gilford, NH @ Bank Of New Hampshire Pavilion
08/21 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium Outdoors
08/22 – Lewiston, NY @ Artpark Amphitheater
08/23 – Columbus, OH @ EXPRESS LIVE! – Outdoors
08/25 – Richmond, VA @ Virginia Credit Union Live!
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 Center
09/01 – Bridgeport, CT @ Hartford Health Care Amphitheater in Bridgeport
09/18 – Chicago, IL @ Douglass Park (Riot Fest) *
09/24 – Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater +
09/25 – Atlanta, GA @ Atlanta Civic Center – Outdoors +
09/27 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Concrete Street Amphitheatre
09/29 – Grand Prairie, TX @ Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie
09/29 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Zoo Amphitheatre
10/01 – Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom Outdoors
10/02 – Sandy, UT @ U of U Health Plaza Rio Tinto Stadium
10/04 – Nampa, ID @ Ford Idaho Center 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 Festival Grounds
10/10 – San Diego, CA @ Gallagher Square 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 Hotels Las Vegas
10/16 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine LA Outdoors

* = festival date
+ = without The Bronx, opener TBA



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Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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