Boston's popular band, the Dropkick Murphys, are set to perform at the inauguration ceremonies of Martin J. Walsh when he becomes Mayor of Boston on January 6, 2014. The inauguration party takes place at 7:00 p.m. at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston's Back Bay. Tickets to the show are $35 and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster.
Other top performers include the Boston Pops Swing Orchestra, led by maestro Keith Lockhart, Blue Man Group, Ellis Hall, The Floor Lords, Zumix, Calypso Hurricane, Strictly Sinatra, Mark Morris and the Cat Tunes, Steve Sweeney, Lenny Clarke, and DJ Master Millions.
Earlier that day, at the inauguration swearing in ceremonies at Boston College, Irish tenor Ronan Tynan is set to sing the national anthem.
Walsh is the city's 48th mayor, and a resident of Dorchester.
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