A guide to the opening acts of the hometown tradition’s 20th year.
Yesterday, everyone’s favorite Boston ska stalwarts The Mighty Mighty BossToneS announced dates for their 17th annual Hometown Throwdown, returning to the House of Blues Boston for another year.
In the early 2000s, I was a student at UConn in Storrs, CT. I had been spoiled by the ska and punk scene in the New Haven area where I’d grown up. I soon discovered that Boston was less than an hour and a half away. Suddenly, I had new options for shows.