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St. Patrick’s Day will be another subdued affair this year thanks to the ongoing pandemic, but the Dropkick Murphys will still be bringing the party.

“St. Patrick’s Day…Still Locked Down,” the band’s holiday live stream, takes place today at 7 PM EDT/4 PM PDT via or through the YouTube video below.

The stream is free, but the band said in a statement, “We’ll be passing the virtual hat to all our loyal fans around the world… So if you wanna kick in to help us continue paying our crew and expenses, you can drop a coin in the hat.”

Fans can donate by texting DROPKICK to 202-858-1233 or via

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.