PICS: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones at House of Blues

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones left us with the best impression yet at House of Blues on Saturday, June 30.

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American ska-punk band the Mighty Mighty Bosstones formed in Boston in 1983.
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Vocalist Dicky Barrett, bassist Joe Gittleman, saxophonist Tim "Johnny Vegas" Burton and dancer Ben Carr have all been a part of the band since its inception.
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They have largely been credited as popularizing the ska-punk genre.
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In 1997, their album "Let's Face It" went platinum.
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It was thanks, in large part, to the hit single, "The Impression That I Get."
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In 2003, the band went on hiatus.
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By that point, they had already released seven studio albums and three EPs.
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It's a good thing Taang! Records believed in them.
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The label signed them in their early years despite criticism from ska and hardcore purists.
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With their signature plaid look, however, it was clear they had something going for them.
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In 2007, the band reunited for the Hometown Throwdown.
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They've been at it since.
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They've released three more studio albums since their reunion.
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"While We're At It" came out just this year.
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Mighty indeed.
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