Bruce Springsteen Joins Dropkick Murphys for High-Energy Performance at Empty Fenway Park

Dropkick Murphys
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Dropkick Murphys performs live on stage during a concert at the Zitadelle Spandau on June 15, 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

"What's going on, Boston?" Dropkick Murphys' lead singer and bassist Ken Casey shouted in Boston's Red Sox Fenway Park on Friday night (May 29)--but this time, instead of thousands of fans cheering back, the ballpark was empty.

Streaming Outta Fenway, the two-hour concert by the Celtic punk band, marks the first time a musical performance has ever taken place at an empty major U.S. arena, stadium or ballpark. The show was put on to raise funds for the Boston Resiliency FundHabitat For Humanity and Feeding America.

Even with no audience, the band rocked out to a number of their hits, wrapping the show by welcoming The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen, on the jumbotron.

"You’re making us all look old!" Casey joked with Springsteen, who laughed onscreen. "What are you, 15 years old?" The whole group went on to perform Dropkick Murphys' "Rose Tattoo" and Springsteen's "American Land."

If you missed the show, fear not. Watch below, or catch the encore performances on Springsteen's exclusive SiriusXM radio channel 20 E Street Radio throughout weekend, starting on Saturday, May 30 at 12 p.m. ET, Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m. ET and ending on Monday, June 1 at 9 a.m. ET.


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