“Welcome to Adamstown” By Flogging Molly

Flogging Molly shares "Welcome to Adamstown"

Seminal Celtic punk rock band, Flogging Molly, have teamed up with Brooklyn Vegan for the premiere of “Welcome To Adamstown”, the newest track off their highly anticipated upcoming album, Life is Good, out June 2nd on Vanguard Records.

“Welcome To Adamstown” follows the recent release of “Reptiles (We Woke Up)”, “The Hand of John L. Sullivan”, and “The Guns of Jericho.”

Produced by Grammy Award-winning Joe Chiccarelli (U2, White Stripes, Beck) and recorded in Ireland, Life Is Good is a strikingly powerful album filled with rousing songs that are timeless in their sentiment. “Welcome To Adamstown”, for example, tells the story of Adamstown, a community that had been planned for west of Dublin, but was forced to come to a halt after Dublin was hit with a recession, and now remains only partially completed. “It had a huge negative connotation to it,” says Flogging Molly vocalist and songwriter, Dave King. “But now it’s starting to turn again, people are starting to move there, businesses are starting to open, and there is hope.” King further describes the song as “West Dublin meets East LA.”

Fans can catch the band playing an electrifying mix of new songs and classic hits on Flogging Molly’s international headlining tour, which kicked off last night in Oakland, CA, and hits Portland, OR tonight (see itinerary below). Ticket orders in select markets will include a digital download of the new album (upon release). For additional ticket information, visit www.floggingmolly.com.

Founded in Los Angeles, Flogging Molly has long been hailed for their compelling lyrics of exile, rebellion, history and struggle told through exuberant anthems with a fierce blend of raucous punk/rock and traditional Irish music. Life Is Good is the band’s first studio album in six years, following 2011’s highly acclaimed Speed of Darkness, which reached #9 on Billboard’s Top 200.

Flogging Molly is: Dave King (Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bodhran), Bridget Regan (Violin, Tin Whistle), Dennis Casey (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar), Bob Schmidt (Banjo, Mandolin), Matt Hensley (Accordion, Piano, Concertina), Nathen Maxwell (Bass Guitar), Mike Alonso (Drums, Percussion).

Catch the band live on tour, and see complete itinerary below.


The White Buffalo to support to support U.S. dates May 4-June 3 EXCEPT May 14 and May 16

May 5th – Portland, OR –Roseland Theater
May 6th – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
May 7th – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
May 9th – Spokane, WA – The Knitting Factory
May 10th – Boise, ID – The Knitting Factory
May 12th – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
May 13th – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
May 14th – Omaha, NE – Sogol Auditorium**
May 16th – St. Paul, MN – Palace Theatre**
May 18th – Northfield, OH – Hard Rock Live
May 19th – Morgantown, VA – The Morgantown Ampitheater
May 20th – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
May 21st – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
May 23rd – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
May 24th – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
May 26th –Boston, MA –House of Blues
May 27th –Portland, ME – State Theater
May 28th –Montreal, QC – Metropolis
May 30th – Toronto, ON – Rebel Complex
June 1st – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
June 2nd – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
June 3rd – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
June 2nd-4th – Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury Music Festival***
June 16th – Stockholm, Sweden – Grona Lund
June 17th – Copenhagen, Denmark – Komos Festival
June 23rd – Schussed, Germany – Hurricane Festival
June 24th – Neuhausen Obeck, Germany – Southside Festival
June 25th – Strasbourg, France – Artefact Festival
June 27th – Manchester, UK – O2 Ritz Manchester
June 28th – Birmingham, UK – 02 Institute
June 29th – London, UK – O2 Forum Kentish Town
July 1st – Wurzburg, Germany – Mission Ready Festival
July 2nd – Athens, Greece – Rockwave Festival
July 4th – Paris, France – Le Bataclan
July 5th – Lausanne, Switzerland – Les Docks
July 8th – Heerlen, Netherlands – Parkcity Live Festival
July 10th – Zurich, Switzerland – Volkshaus
July 11th – Sesto San Giovanni, Italy – Carroponte Spazio Mil
July 12th – Genoa, Italy – Ex-Convento Dell’Annunziata
July 14th – Dresden, Germany – Dresden Open Air w/The Broilers
July 15th – Berlin, Germany – Dresden Open Air w/The Broilers
August 23rd – Hamburg, Germany – Volkspark w/Volbeat
August 26th – Copenhagen, Denmark – Parken w/Volbeat
August 30th – Thun, Switzerland – Stockhorn Arena w/Volbeat
September 1st – Graz, Austria – Messe Graz w/Volbeat
September 3rd – Schweinfurt, Germany – Willy Sachs Stadion w/Volbeat
September 5th – Eindhoven, The Netherland – Strijp-S w/Volbeat
** – shows w/o White Buffalo
*** – w/o White Buffalo and Dylan Walshe


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