This Week in Boston (September 17-23)

By on September 17, 2012 in ,

The Boston Red Sox will battle the Baltimore Orioles for three games starting Friday night. Head out to Fenway Park on September 21-23 to see Dustin Pedroia and the rest of the Red Sox take on their division-rivals. The Orioles are currently fighting with the New York Yankees for first place in the division. As the Orioles haven’t made the playoffs since 1997, this is an important game for them. Boston is out of the playoff hunt but is positioned to play a spoiler in the series.

The Dropkick Murphys will be stopping in Boston for a show this Friday, September 21. The Bank of American Pavilion waterfront amphitheater is hosting the band as part of their “Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Tour.” Graciously, $1 of every ticket sold will directly benefit the Claddagh Fund. This Boston-based charitable foundation of the Dropkick Murphys was founded by Ken Casey in 2009. By honoring the three attributes of the Claddagh Ring, friendship, love and loyalty, the Claddagh Fund helps to raise money for the most underfunded non-profit organizations in the community.

The New England Revolution will compete against the New York Red Bulls on Saturday, September 22 at Gillette Stadium. The Revolution, an American professional soccer club, competes in the Major League Soccer (MLS). The team has competed in the league since its creation and is one of just ten charter clubs of MLS. The Revolution’s home matches are currently played at Gillette Stadium in Foxbourough, Massachusetts. The annual Boston- New York face off is sure to be a powerful matchup.

Toby Keith is coming to the Comcast Center this Saturday for his “Live In Overdrive Tour” presented by Ford F-series. He is set to fill the concert with chart-topping hits including his career top selling song “Red Solo Cup.” Newcomer Brantly Gilbert will open each night for Kieth, adding songs “Kick it in the Sticks” and “She’s My Kind of Crazy” to the party. This will be the pair’s last stop on their 38-date tour.

Multi-platinum artist Gotye will be at the Bank of America Pavilion this Saturday as part of his North American Tour. With the help of his worldwide hit “Somebody That I Used To Know,” Gotye has become a popular household name. Having over 265 million views on Youtube and thousands of viral videos, Gotye holds the record of being the First Australian artist to reach #1 in the United States since Savage Garden. He will be joined at the Pavillion by Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins, and South African multi-instrumentalist, Jonti.


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