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POST-GAZETTE, MARCH 9, 2012 Page 9 The annual St. Patrick's Parade Parade will be held on Sunday, March 18 beginning at 1:00 pm. The Annual South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Sunday, March 18 beginning at 1:00 pm. You'll feel the surge of Irish pride as Boston cel- ebrates all things green during the St. Patrick's Day Parade. The South Boston, St. Pat- rick's Day Parade is listed as the second largest parade in the country, being viewed by nearly 600,000 to one mil- lion people every year; in ad- dition to having the entire parade seen on Live TV. The St. Patrick's Day Parade will be broadcasted "LIVE" overseas to all our brave men and women in our Armed Forces. The Parade offers Military Units, many bands and plenty of fun for the kids, such as, Star Wars charac- ters, Clowns and Politicians. The Route is three miles long and takes almost 21/2 hours. The parade begins on West Broadway (Broadway T stop Red Line), continues along West Broadway to P Street, turns Right onto E. 4 th Street, turns left at G Street, moves over to E. 5  Street at K Street, and circles around Dorchester Heights on Telegraph Street to Dorchester Street and heads west to Andrew Square (Red Line Andrew T stop), where it ends. Additional St. Patricks's Day parades to be held in the following cities: Cape Cod: Saturday, March 10, 11:00 am. Parade starts at School Street and Route 28 in West Dennis. Continue west on Route 28, over the Bass River Bridge, ending at Route 28 and Forest Road, by the Dunkin Donuts. Worcester: Sunday, March 11, Noon/ Begins at Mill Street and Park Avenue'. Abington: Sunday, March 18, 1:00 pm. Begins on Or- ange Street, off Washington Street. Holyoke: Sunday, March 18, 11:50 am. Begins at K-Mart Plaza. Scituate: Sunday, March 18, 1:00 pm. Begins at Gates Middle School. Manchester: NH: Sunday, March 27, Noon. Begins at Elm Street and Webster Street. The Irish Rovers will be making a appearance at the Lynn Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, Lynn, MA on March 17. A popular and long- running Canadian-lrish folk group that saw their begin- ning in the 1960s, The Irish Rovers are particularly well- known for their hit recording of Shel Silverstein's "The Unicorn," although a great many more of their charac- teristically happy and oft- comical songs remain well- known to this day. In 2010, the band celebrated 45 years as recording artists, with their latest CD, "Gracehill Fair" and filming the DVD/ television special "Home in Ireland", shot entirely on- location, throughout the northwest coast of Ireland. George Millar says, "It's ba- sically The Irish Rovers "Coming Home" because this is our home, for all of us. We want to show the world what the northwest Irish coast is like. I've traveled the world now for over 40 years and there's nothing like it." The Dropkick Murphys started out as a bunch of working-class friends devel- oping a raucous fusion of Irish folk, punk and hardcore rock in a Boston-area bar- bershop basement in the mid '90s. The Dropkick Murphys have become the North- east's hottest St. Patrick's Day ticket. The band will be appearing at the House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne Street, Boston on March 14, 15 and 16. The Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Lowell, MA on March 17 and the Brighton Music Hall (Para- The Irish dise Rock Club), 158 Brigh- ton Avenue, Allston, MA on March 18. Global music phenomenon Celtic Woman announce their breathtaking brand new live show, BELIEVE, which will stop at the Verizon Wire- less Arena, 555 Elm Street, Manchester, NH, (603) 644- 5000 on March 16tH Celebrating an enchanting new studio album and com- panion live concert DVD of the same name, the awe-in- spiring vocalists and mes- merizing Celtic violinist now embark on the BELIEVE LIVE US tour. Performing classic Irish tunes, such as "The Water Is Wide," "Green Grow the Rushes," "A Woman's Heart," and "The Parting Glass," timeless pop an- thems such as "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and "Sail- ing," and inspirational songs Rovers including "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "Ave Maria," Celtic Woman is backed by their dazzling 6-piece band, the Aontas Choir, and a re- nowned championship Irish dancer. Celtic Woman debuted on Public Television in March 2005 and quickly emerged as a spectacular commercial success, selling more than six million CDs/DVDs and over two million concert tick- ets worldwide. Celtic Woman's signature sound has emerged as a transcen: dent force and their spec- tacular live shows embody a radiance and purity that con- nects powerfully with their adoring fan base. Celtic Woman's all-new production marks the pinnacle of their illustrious career, and will make you BELIEVE you've heard the voices of angels. 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