Review: The Rumjacks’ single ‘Bloodsoaked in Chorus’
The Rumjacks Brass for Gold (8 song EP) is out 11th February 2022.
Worldwide Celtic Punk heroes The Rumjacks have added new U.S. headline tour dates in May, including select dates with Flatfoot 56. See dates below.
The shows will be preceded by their stint as one of two support acts on Dropkick Murphys’ 2022 St. Patrick’s Day Tour of the U.S. The trek kicks off on February 21 and runs through March 20th. Tickets for these shows are on sale now at www.DropkickMurphys.com.
The band’s latest single “Bloodsoaked in Chorus,” off their forthcoming ‘Brass For Gold’ EP is out now.
Rock At Night Says: Lots of ska punk energy from the get-go! Riding on Vespas in the video, The Rumjacks take us on a wild Irish ride through skate parks and dance halls. There’s plenty of singalong choruses intertwined with Celtic riffs and punk attitude. Makes me want to run to the nearest pub and stay for the craic! We look forward to seeing them when they hit America February.
Video directed by Mike Rivkees
Stream “Bloodsoaked In Chorus” on DSPs here: https://snd.click/BloodsoakedInChorus
In the true nature of a lovesick songwriter, ‘Bloodsoaked in Chorus’ is a ska anthem that belts out in passion. Irish instruments replace the traditional horn section with the song perfectly blending two genres.
The follow-up to their critically acclaimed and commercially successful 2021 fifth studio album ‘Hestia’ (which introduced new singer/songwriter Mike Rivkees on lead vocals and rejuvenated the band’s collaborative spirit, and marked an explosive new era of energy and creative release), the upcoming ‘Brass for Gold’ EP finds The Rumjacks capitalizing off their new sense of artistry.
“After the amazing response we had from Hestia’s release, we knew we had to back it up, do it justice and show we aren’t messing around with any of this,” says bassist Johnny McKelvey.
‘Brass For Gold’ will be released on February 11.
Feb. 21 – Reading, Pa. @ Santander Arena
Feb. 22 – Rochester, N.Y. @ Main Street Armory
Feb. 24 – Cleveland, Ohio @ TempleLive Cleveland
Feb. 25 – Detroit, Mich. @ The Fillmore
Feb. 26 – Chicago, Ill. @ Radius
Feb. 27 – Madison, Wis. @ The Sylvee
March 1 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
March 2 – Houston, Texas @ Bayou Music Center (On sale TBD)
March 3 – New Orleans, La. @ Civic Theatre
March 4 – Chattanooga, Tenn. @ The Signal
March 6 – Lake Buena Vista, Fla. @ House of Blues
March 7 – St. Petersburg, Fla. @ Jannus Live
March 8 – Fort Lauderdale, Fla. @ Revolution
March 10 – Asheville, N.C. @ The Orange Peel
March 11 – Wilmington, N.C. @ Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
March 12 – Washington, D.C. @ Shamrockfest at RFK Festival Grounds
March 14 – Albany, N.Y. @ Albany Capitol Center
March 15 – Portland, Maine @ State Theatre
March 17 – Boston, Mass. @ House Of Blues
March 18 – Boston, Mass. @ House Of Blues
March 19 – Boston, Mass. @ House Of Blues
March 20 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner
The Bombpops on all shows except March 12 and 20.
The Rumjacks on all shows except March 12.
Jim Lindberg and The Rumjacks open March 20.
New Dates (* with Flatfoot 56)
May 1 Brooklyn, NY @ The Brooklyn
May 2 Teaneck, NJ @ Debonair Music Hall
May 3 Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
May 5 Harrisburg, PA @ Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center
May 6 Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant Street
May 7 Pittsburgh, PA @ Hard Rock Cafe
May 8 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s (Moonrunner Festival)
May 10 Lexington, KY @ The Burl
May 11 Indianapolis, IN @ HI-FI
May 15 Newport, KY @ Southgate House
May 17 Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme *
May 18 Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe *
May 19 Milwaukee, WI @ Shanks Hall *
May 20 St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club *
May 21 Lincoln, NE @ 1867 Bar
May 23 Tulsa, OK @ The Whittier
May 24 Wichita, KS @ Barleycorns *
May 26 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre *
May 27 Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theatre *
May 28 Greeley, CO @ Moxi Theatre *
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