Gig Alert: Black 47

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Larry Kirwan (c) and his band Black 47

ARTIST: Black 47

DOWNLOAD: "Salsa O'Keefe"

GIG: Monday night at B.B. King Blues Club & Grille ($30)

For 25 years, Irish singer Larry Kirwan and his band Black 47 have traded in an unlikely -- but potent -- mix of Celtic melodies, hip hop beats, funk instrumentation, and feisty lyricism. The band is calling it quits this year, though, and they’re currently taking a victory lap with songs like “Salsa O’Keefe.” Catch Black 47 at one of their final performances – on Saint Patrick’s Day! They’re at B.B. King Blues Club tonight. 

BONUS: Revisit the band's first big hit from the MTV era: