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Photos: Flogging Molly brings Celtic cheer to Boulevard Pool at Cosmopolitan


Erik Kabik / Retna /

Flogging Molly at Boulevard Pool on Saturday, March 15, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Flogging Molly at Boulevard Pool

Flogging Molly at Boulevard Pool on Saturday, March 15, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Launch slideshow »

Celtic rockers Flogging Molly and guest L.A. Latin world fusion rockers Ozomatli took to the stage at Boulevard Pool in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Saturday night to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Weekend.

The concert opened with Ozomatli, who energized the outdoor audience above the Strip before Flogging Molly lit up the stage with their punk rock and festive Celtic instruments.

The boisterous band performed a raucous, adrenaline-filled show that had their fans screaming along to hits including “Every Dog Has Its Day,” “No More (Paddy’s Lament)” and “Revolution.”

The Saturday night stop was part of Flogging Molly’s “10th Annual Green 17 Tour.”

Upcoming at Boulevard and the nearby Chelsea: Empire of the Sun at the Chelsea (April 9); Grouplove at Boulevard Pool (April 10); Lana Del Rey at the Chelsea (April 11); Young the Giant at Boulevard Pool (April 11); Ellie Goulding at Boulevard Pool (April 12); Lorde at Boulevard Pool (April 15 and 16); Haim at Boulevard Pool (April 17); and Foster the People at Boulevard Pool (April 18).

Thanks to contributing photographer Erik Kabik of Retna for his photo gallery of Flogging Molly.

Don Chareunsy is senior editor for arts and entertainment of the Las Vegas Sun.

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