O’Malley’s band books first gig after his campaign’s end
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Former Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-Md.) is hitting the rock concert circuit after exiting the presidential campaign trail.

O’Malley’s band has scheduled its first performance after he ended his Democratic White House bid last week, according to The Baltimore Sun.


O’Malley’s March, a seven-member Irish pub rock band, announced late Thursday that it is taking the stage on March 13 in Baltimore. The group is playing Creative Alliance, a concert venue located in Baltimore.

Tickets cost $22 for the space’s members, The Sun said, and $25 for non-members. The price increases by $3 the day of the show.

O’Malley sings, plays acoustic guitar and occasionally performs with a penny whistle in the band, the publication added. The group plays original songs and covers Celtic punk tunes from bands like The Pogues.

O’Malley ended his Oval Office bid on Feb. 1 after a poor showing in Iowa’s first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses. He won less than 1 percent of the Hawkeye State’s delegates, failing to reach the minimum viability there.

The former Maryland governor’s departure has left the Democratic nominating contest a fierce battle between Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillicon Valley: China implicated in Microsoft breach | White House adds Big Tech critic | QAnon unfazed after false prediction Jill Biden redefines role of first lady QAnon supporters unfazed after another false prediction MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersMcConnell makes failed bid to adjourn Senate after hours-long delay Senate holds longest vote in history as Democrats scramble to save relief bill Democrats break COVID-19 impasse with deal on jobless benefits MORE (I-Vt.).

Clinton won Iowa’s caucuses by less than 1 percent, only for Sanders to roar past here in the New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary last Tuesday night by over 22 points.

O’Malley’s March last performed in late January, The Baltimore Sun added. The band gave its namesake a “send-off” before Iowa voted Feb. 1.