If I Ever Leave This World Alive – Meeting Flogging Molly

If I ever leave this world alive
I’ll thank for all the things you did in my life
If I ever leave this world alive
I’ll come back down and sit beside your
feet tonight…

Flogging Molly toured in Moncton, NB a few years ago and I had the opportunity to meet them in person. It was most definitely a bucket list dream come true.

“The sun never shines on closed doors” so I interviewed Bob Schmidt on the Flogging Molly tour bus before “floating” off to the concert.

 Like a “man with no country”, I got lost in the crowd.

If you’ve never heard of “If I Ever Leave this World Alive”, you’re missing out.

Dave King is a genius and knows how to draw a crowd.

If I ever leave this world alive, I’ll come back down and listen to you again tonight.

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59 thoughts on “If I Ever Leave This World Alive – Meeting Flogging Molly

  1. Flipping JEALOUS!!! Saw them at Myrtle Beach in February. They (as well as Dropkick Murphys) are on my list of people I need to meet in life… Congrats and kudos!

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    • I met the Dropkicks as well. Boston is one of my favorite cities in the world! Now that I’m living on the east coast again, I hope to return soon and McGreevy’s will be my first stop :)

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  2. I’m so freaking jealous you got to meet them. I go almost every year they come to Houston. Although, I have to say the last concert in February was alittle bit more angry agressive than I’ve ever seen it. I don’t know if it’s their new album or new punk teens (the true sense of the word) listening to them. But still one hell of a show and I introduced them to my boyfriend; he loves them now.

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  3. Oh, what a teeny world. Thanks to your Liking my “Three Days in Chicago” post I came over here & lo, you’ve been to hear Flogging Molly. My husband & I have followed Molly band member Bridget Regan since before she was born. Her family lived next door to my in-laws in Detroit, and were like family to them. When my incomparable mother-in-law became a widow Bridget’s dad looked after her until the day she died, visiting almost daily, running her errands etc. So next time you encounter the band, send a note backstage bearing transcontinental blessings from the spirit of Isabel Johns.

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  4. I am green with envy! Love Flogging Molly, we see them every year in Chicago and they put on the most amazing show. Though, I don’t think I’ll ever get to hear “Laura” live, I still enjoy “Black Friday Rule” and all the rest! Slainte!

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  5. What a kick! I listened to the link. I have a new fave — “The Worst Day Since Yesterday” made me laugh and “If I Ever Leave This World Alive” made me cry.

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  6. LOVE LOVE LOVE them! Saw them in Nashville, was the best concert EVER! I spent them whole time standing up in my chair jumping around like someone half my age. It was F’ing awesome. Love you blog!
    Namaste!

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  7. It was one of the highlights of my time in high school that I got to meet Flogging Molly after their concert got rained out. Great post; I’ve just started looking at your blog, and I’m looking forward to more!

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  8. Flogging Molly plays in my city quite frequently. They put on a free concert downtown a few years back and a few of my friends and I went to check them out. They are a fun band to catch live!

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  9. My mother and I love Flogging Molly! Thanks for posting these pictures and the montage of Doctor Who with the song. I love this post! This makes me want to go to another concert and interview a band.

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