BOSTON - Travelers at Boston's Logan International Airport got an early taste of St. Patrick's Day when the Dropkick Murphys staged an impromptu performance.

The band, en route to Ireland for a tour, set up in international Terminal E and let it rip.

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WBZ-TV reports (http://cbsloc.al/1LngzzY ) the band played a rousing rendition of its hit, "I'm Shipping up to Boston," altering the lyrics slightly to make them "I'm Shipping up to Dublin."

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Fans danced and jumped up and down inside the terminal during Monday night's brief show.

The Dropkick Murphys had played earlier in the evening at Boston's House of Blues. They are in Ireland for a "Celtic Punk Invasion Tour."