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Thursday, March 17, 2011

The Tossers, Semi-Twang and Huey Lewis and The News

While not as commercially successful in their genre as contemporaries the Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly, The Tossers formed years before those bands, in 1993 in Chicago's Irish south side neighborhoods. Rowdy and raucous, The Tossers' energetic approach imports the flair of a raging Irish...
Thursday, March 17, 2011

Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7:30 p.m.

While not as commercially successful in their genre as contemporaries the Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly, The Tossers formed years before those bands, in 1993 in Chicago's Irish south side neighborhoods. Rowdy and raucous...
Thursday, March 18, 2010

Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m.

A quick lesson in modern Irish rock: In the ’80s, The Pogues imbued Irish music with the spirit of punk, but not the literal speed and venom of punk. Nineties acts like Flogging Molly and the Dropkick Murphys took the sound one step...
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m.

A quick lesson in modern Irish rock: In the ’80s, the Pogues imbued Irish music with the spirit of punk, but not the literal speed and venom of punk. Nineties acts like Flogging Molly and the Dropkick Murphys took the sound one step farther, playing straight-ahead punk with Celtic motifs. Founded after the Pogues but slightly before the ’90s Irish-punk boom, Chicago’s...

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