The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, United States, Boston - Massachusetts
Dicky Barrett (lead vocals), Lawrence Katz (guitar), Joe Gittleman “The Bass Fiddleman” (bass guitar), Tim “Johnny Vegas” Burton (saxophone), Kevin Lenear (saxophone), Chris Rhodes (trombone), and Joe Sirois (drums and percussion)
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones are a ska-core band from Boston, Massachusetts, United States (Bosstones is a play on Boston). They are credited with creating the ska-core genre, a form of music that mixes, to various degrees, elements of modern third-wave ska along with hardcore punk, jazz, and other influences. Their current lineup is Dicky Barrett (vocals), Joe Gittleman (bass), Lawrence Katz (guitar), Ben Carr (dancer, “Bosstone”), Joe Sirois (drums), Timothy “Johnny Vegas” Burton (saxophone), Kevin Leaner (saxophone) and Chris Rhodes (trombone) Formed in 1985, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones started playing in Boston clubs in the mid-1980s.