Spring has arrived and it's time to talk about some upcoming live music in Western Massachusetts. The popular artist series at Tanglewood in Lenox already includes heavy hitters Train, Steve Miller Band, the iconic Robert Plant, and of course mainstay James Taylor.

Listeners of "Slater and Marjo In The Morning" may have heard us talking about two popular groups that were recently announced to play Mass Moca in North Adams, both ironically from here in the bay state.

Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys Facebook
Dropkick Murphys Facebook

Live 95.9 listeners are usually unable to escape "I'm Shipping Up To Boston" on St. Patrick's Day. It's probably the only time we can get away with playing these guys on the radio.

Dropkick Murphys, founded in Quincy, MA in 1996, are bringing their acoustic tour to Mass Moca in North Adams on Sept. 22 - 24 as part of "Freshgrass".


PIxies Facebook
Pixies Facebook

Formed in Boston in 1986, Pixies hit the alternative rock scene with super catchy hits like "Here Comes Your Man" and many more. Their bass player, Kim Deal, who left the band in 2013 will not be on the tour.

Pixies play Mass Moca on Aug. 26 with Modest Mouse and Cat Power.

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