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Dropkick Murphys To Perform At Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

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Musical group Dropkick Murphys perform onstage during the First-Ever Call of Duty XP at the Stages at Playa Vista on September 2, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Activision)

Musical group Dropkick Murphys perform onstage during the First-Ever Call of Duty XP at the Stages at Playa Vista on September 2, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Activision)

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BOSTON (CBS) – The 2012 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular just got a little louder.

The Dropkick Murphys will now join the Boston Pops and Jennifer Hudson performing on the Esplanade on the Fourth of July.

The Dropkick Murphys are hometown favorites with their Red Sox anthem “Tessie” and their hit song “Shipping Up To Boston.”

Michael Chiklis will be the host of the national broadcast.

You can watch the exciting tradition on WBZ-TV, or listen live on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 starting at 8pm.

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