Hundreds of fans waited in anticipation, chanting "Flog-ging Mol-ly!" to reel the band onto the stage, their howls elevating at the lowering of the lights until the band appeared and answered with a surge of hammering Irish rock.
Each month, this site features numerous photography pieces based on the work of KDHX's intrepid volunteer photographers. These photos are some of their best.
The story of Flogging Molly begins not in an Irish bar in Dublin but at an Irish-American local scene in Los Angeles.
Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears play upbeat blues injected with influences that include soul, punk and rock 'n' roll. Hailing from Austin (though now living in Montreal), Joe Lewis' dynamic vocals and heavy guitar licks provide the lead for a turbo-charged ensemble of horns and percussion.