Monday, October 18, 2010

Official Boondock Saints’ Band The Dirges To Headline The Pike Room on November 5

         L.A. Bassed Irish Rockers 'The Dirges' Return for Encore Performance After Wildly Successful Boondock Saints’ 10th Anniversary Party Earlier This Year!

  Aggro-folk Irish punks The Dirges return to Pontiac, Michigan for an encore performance at The Pike Room on Friday, November 5 at 8 p.m.  Advance tickets are $10 ($12 at the door) and are now available at The Crofoot box office or on Detroit Irish instrumental instigators Bill Grogan’s Goat and indie hipsters the Fake Take open this ALL AGES show.
  The Dirges made their Metro Detroit debut as part of the “Boondock Saints 10th Anniversary” show at The Crofoot Ballroom earlier this year. The traveling show brought together the film’s writer/director Troy Duffy, along with cast members, soundtrack artists and fans for a wildly successful  all-star celebration of the hit cult movie.  “The Dirges embody everything the brothers MacManus are about: Irish, ass kicking, anti-authority punks!” explains Duffy.
  The Dirges have three songs featured in the “Boondock Saints” sequel “All Saints Day” and four songs on movie’s the best-selling soundtrack; including a cover of The Skids “The Saints are Coming”. The band’s hit “Better Days” can also be heard on “The Boondock Saints 2” soundtrack, which has been on the Amazon MP3 Best Selling list for three months.
Having shared the stage with some of the world’s top Irish rock bands including Flogging Molly, The Pogues’ Spyder Stacey and The Briggs, The Dirges are sure to bring a rollicking night of live music and fun galore to The Pike Room!
  The Pike Room is located at 1 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Pontiac, Michigan.  For more information please call the venue at 248-858-9333 or visit
  More information about The Dirges is available on their web site at

  Editor’s note:  High resolution photos of The Dirges are available upon request. The Dirges are available for interviews.

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