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TO DO LIST: Edwin McCain and Dropkick Murphys in town


1. THE BOYS ARE BACK

The Dropkick Murphys,

Revolution Live

Boston’s finest will grace the Sunshine State with its incredible blend of Irish folk and punk rock with songs like “Rocky Road to Dublin,” “Irish Rover,” “Going Out in Style,” “Worker’s Song,” and many, many more.

The show is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $29.50 Information: www.jointherevolution.net

2. ‘CHILLAX’

Screen on the Green featuring “A League of Their Own,”

West Palm Beach Waterfront

Stretch out under the stars and watch this 1992 film starring Geena Davis, Tom Hanks and Madonna about the first female professional baseball league.

The evening is 8 to 11 p.m. Friday. 100 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Free. Information: 561-822-1515; www.wpb.org

3. KICK UP THOSE HEELS

Ballroom and Latin Dance,

Sultry Swing

Need to get out on the floor and show off those moves? Then cut a rug at this social dance that features dance hosts, mixers, snacks and drinks (BYOB).

The dances are 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays. 651 W. Indiantown Road, suite G, Jupiter. Individuals $15, couples $25. Information: 561-676-9989; www.sultryswing.com

4. GREAT MUSIC, MEAL

Edwin McCain,

Bowery

With massive pop music success and relentless touring, this gentleman rocker has kept the party going for 20 years. With shows that feel like get togethers, he’s kept fans coming back for more.

The show is 8 p.m. Friday. 567 Hibiscus St., West Palm Beach. Tickets start at $29. Information: www.bowerypb.com; 561-420-8600.

5. REACHING FOR THE STARS

Wellington Idol 2017, Finals

Wellington Amphitheater

Showcasing extraordinary local singing talent, these performers are competing for the grand prize of $500, or one of three $250 runners-up prizes and the hope to keep going and compete in other high-profile singing competitions.

The show is 7 p.m. Friday. 12100 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington. Free. Information: www.wellingtonfl.gov; 561-753-2484



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