The Dropkick Murphys - Matt Kelly, left, Tim Brennan, Al Barr, Ken Casey, James Lynch, Jeff DaRosa, and Scruffy Wallace - played a set of new and old songs for a large lunchtime crowd at RadioBDC.com. (Boston.com)
The Dropkick Murphys - Matt Kelly, left, Tim Brennan, Al Barr, Ken Casey, James Lynch, Jeff DaRosa, and Scruffy Wallace - played a set of new and old songs for a large lunchtime crowd at RadioBDC.com. (Boston.com)

The Dropkick Murphys performed at The Boston Globe and Boston.com Thursday, playing an acoustic set for a large and enthusiastic lunchtime crowd. Ken Casey said the band had played in a cafeteria and an AFL-CIO headquarters, but never in an office. The performance, part of RadioBDC.com’s “Live in the Lab” series, included a handful of new tunes and a cover of Bruce Springsteen ’s “No Surrender.” “Bruce, come on up, buddy,” said Casey, looking around. “He showed up once and we keep hoping it’ll happen again.”

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