Throwback Thursday: Mighty Mighty Bosstones Perform at Riot Fest in 2008

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Riot Fest has given punk fans to convene in Chicago since 2005 and has since expanded to multiple cities. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones have found themselves on the festival line up a number of times. The video below is from 2008 at the Congress Theatre in Chicago. They performed “Jackknife to a Swan,” a song from the 2002 record of the same name on SideOneDummy records, and the classic “Illegal Left” off of the 1993 record “Don’t Know How to Party,” their major label debut.

“Jackknife to a Swan”

 “Illegal Left”

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Jacob Wake Up! is managing editor of Boston Ska (dot) net. He's been going to ska shows since high school and never looked back. Jake lives in Roslindale and works in communications by day. You can see him perform with The New Limits or strike up conversation with him at a local ska show.

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