Continental to tour the Continent

 

Just go this across the wire. Rick Barton (founding member of the Dropkick Murphys) takes his very excellent punk’n’roll brothers on a tour of Europe.

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Dates:

08-Sept-16 Germany – Braunschweig, Klaue
09-Sept-16 Germany – Lübeck, Rider’s Cafe
11-Sept-16 Sweden – Helsingborg, RockBåten / MS Harmony
12-Sept-16 Finland – Porvoo, Old Town Public House
13-Sept-16 Finland – Kouvola, Bar Down Town
14-Sept-16 Finland – Helsinki, Bar Loose
15-Sept-16 Finland – Tampere, Klubi
16-Sept-16 Estonia – Tallinn, Kultuurklubi Kelm
17-Sept-16 Latvia – Riga, Nabaklab
19-Sept-16 Poland – Gydina, Klub Ucho
20-Sept-16 Poland – Bielsko-Biała, Rude Boy Club
21-Sept-16 Poland – Wrocław, Stary Klasztor
22-Sept-16 Germany – Berlin, Wild At Heart
23-Sept-16 Germany – Dresden, Groove Station*
24-Sept-16 Czech Republic – Prague, Rock Cafe*
26-Sept-16 Germany – Koblenz, Irish Pub
27-Sept-16 Germany – Stuttgart, Keller Klub
28-Sept-16 France – Dijon, Deep Inside Club
29-Sept-16 France – Saint Etienne, La Tanière
30-Sept-16 Switzerland – Bremgarten, Rockbunker
01-Oct-16 Germany – Ravensburg, Slainte
02-Oct-16 Italy – Bologna, Freak Out
05-Oct-16 France – Montpellier, Secret Place
06 to 16-Oct-16 Spanish Leg Of The Tour
18-Oct-16 Switzerland – BGeneva, La Makhno
23-Oct-16 Germany – Essen, Freak Show
24-Oct-16 Germany – Düsseldorf, The Tube
25-Oct-16 Germany – Gelnhausen, Lorbass
26-Oct-16 Germany – Schwabach, Flanigans
27-Oct-16 Germany – München, Garage Deluxe*
28-Oct-16 Austria – Feldbach, Glam
31-Oct-16 Slovaki – Kosice, Collosseum Club
01-Nov-16 Czech Republic – Ostrava, Plan B
02-Nov-16 Czech Republic – Kutná Hora, Klub Česká 1
03-Nov-16 Czech Republic – České Budějovice, Velbloud Music Bar
04-Nov-16 Germany – Cham, LA-Cham*
05-Nov-16 Germany – TBA*

(*) Support:

Airs & Graces (CAN/G)

Best of 2015: Podcast

Here’s the podcast of our best of 2015 list.

Celkilt: On The Table

On the Table

The Tosspints: The Privateer

Marching On

Circle J: Year of the Goat

The ones we left behind

Larkin: A Toast to St. Jude

Wages of Sin

Continental: Millionaires

Fun Fun Fun

Trouble Pilgrims

Instant Polaroid

Ferocious Dog: From Without

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Gallows Justice

Slow Motion Suicide

Pete Berwick: The Legend of Tyler Doohan

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The Legend of Tyler Doohan

Keep your socks on and don’t look down

Greenland Whalefishers: The Thirsty Cave

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20 Years of Waiting

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The Rumjacks: Sober and Godless

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Blows & Unkind Words

Sober & Godless

The Mahones: The Hunger & The Fight (part two)

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Riot Tonight

Punk Rock Saved My Life

Listen to it here, download it or through iTunes 

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#Mahones, #Rumjacks #Greenland Whalefishers #FerociousDog #shitenonions

The Best of 2015

And now for the only list that matters….

The Top Five:

#1 The Mahones: The Hunger & The Fight (part two)

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#2 The Rumjacks: Sober and Godless

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#3 Greenland Whalefishers: The Thirsty Cave

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#4 Pete Berwick: The Legend of Tyler Doohan

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#5 Ferocious Dog: From Without

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The Best of the Rest (in no particular order):

Celkilt: On The Table

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Larkin: A Toast to St. Jude

St. Jude

 The Tosspints: The Privateer

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Circle J: Year of the Goat

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Continental: Millionaires

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Special Shout Out to:

Trouble Pilgrims: Instant Polaroid (The Man On The Bridge)

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Continental: Millionaires

Millionaires is the second full length release from Continental, Rick Barton’s post Dropkick Murphys vehicle. If your familiar with Rick’s post DKM stuff it’s more of the same – big guitars, big hooks, Johnny Cash and Joe Strummer drinking cheap whiskey and riding boxcars, and not a single bagpipe wail in earshot.  The album is on vinyl from the nice folks at East Grand.

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https://www.facebook.com/ContinentalBand

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#DropkickMurphys

Continental: All A Man Can Do

Rick Barton is a Boston punk legend going back to the early eighties with The Outlets and then as a founder member of the Dropkick Murphys. Rick wrote I believe pretty much everything on the first two DKM album then left the band. Rick has spent the last decade or so off the music radar with the exception of a full-length in 2002 as Rick Barton and The Shadow Blasters. Rick couldn’t say away too long though and got into production, producing the Street Dogs 2010 self titled release.  Rick put together Continental in 2009 with his son Stephen on bass and 2013’s All A Man Can Do is their first full length (following up on an earlier 6 track ep). All A Man Can Do is in very much in the vein of the Shadow Blasters, American punk’n’roll that pay’s homage to the roots of rock’n’roll. An easy reference would be the Street Dogs or early DKM meets Johnny Cash. Highly recommended.

 

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