Flogging Molly announces new album “Life is Good” and North American & European Tour 2017

Flogging Molly North American Tour 2017 poster
Flogging Molly have announced that their long-awaited new album “Life is Good” will be released on June 2nd, 2017, via Spinefarm/Vanguard Records.

Produced by Grammy Award-winner Joe Chiccarelli (U2, White Stripes, Beck) and recorded in Dublin, Ireland, “Life is Good” marks Flogging Molly’s first studio album in six years – the follow-up to 2011’s highly acclaimed “Speed of Darkness”, which reached #9 on Billboard’s Top 200 in the US.

Founded by Dublin-born front-man Dave King and fiddle-player Bridget Regan, Flogging Molly have long been hailed for their compelling lyrics of exile, rebellion, history and struggle told through exuberant anthems fiercely blending raucous punk rock and traditional Irish music.

A North American headlining tour in support of the release kicks off on May 4th in Oakland, CA, bringing the band’s adrenaline-fuelled live performances to cities across the U.S.A. and Canada.

Flogging Molly have just wrapped up their annual “Salty Dog Cruise” and will be heading to Los Angeles on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th for their “Devil’s Dance Floor” celebration at The Forum with special guests Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Mariachi El Bronx. Tickets are on sale now. The show will also be live streamed on Tidal. Tune in here at 7:30pm PST.

North American Tour Dates 2017:
5/4 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
5/5 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
5/6 – Seattle, WA – Showbox Sodo
5/7 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
5/9 – Spokane, WA – The Knitting Factory
5/10 – Boise, ID – The Knitting Factory
5/12 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
5/13 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
5/14 – Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium*
5/16 – Saint Paul, MN – Palace Theatre*
5/19 - Morgantown, WV - Morgantown Amphitheater
5/20 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring
5/21 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
5/23 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
5/24 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
5/26 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
5/27 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
5/28 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis
5/30 – Toronto, ON – Rebel Complex
6/1 – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
6/2 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
6/3 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit
*not with The White Buffalo

European Tour Dates 2017:
June 16th  Stockholm (SE) - Grona Lund
June 17th  Copenhagen (DK) - Komos Festival
June 23rd  Scheessel (DE) - Hurricane Festival
June 24th  Neuhausen Ob Eck (DE) - Southside Festival
June 25th  Strasbourg (FR) - Artefact Festival
July 1st  Wurzburg (DE) - Mission Ready Festival
July 2nd  Athens (GR) - Rockwave Festival
July 11th  Sesto San Giovanni (IT) - Carroponte Spazio Mil
July 14th  Dresden (DE) - Dresden Open Air w/The Broilers
July 15th  Berlin (DE) - Dresden Open Air w/The Broilers
August 26th  Indre Osterbro (DK) - Parken w/ Volbeat
August 28th  Monchengladbach (DE) - Sparkassepark w/ Volbeat
August 30th  Thun (CH) - Stockhorn Arena w/ Volbeat
September 1st  Graz (AT) - Messe Graz w/ Volbeat
September 5th  Eindhoven (NL) - Strijp-S w/ Volbeat

More UK/EU Dates to follow shortly.

Line-up:
Dave King - Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bodhran
Bridget Regan - Violin, Tin Whistle
Dennis Casey - Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Bob Schmidt - Banjo, Mandolin
Matthew Hensley - Accordion, Piano, Concertina
Nathan Maxwell - Bass Guitar
Michael Alonso - Drums, Percussion

Weblinks:
www.floggingmolly.com
www.facebook.com/floggingmolly

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