Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones headline benefit show in Tompkins Square Park on Saturday

Ska-punk favorites The Mighty Mighty Bosstones are playing a free show in Tompkins Square Park on Saturday afternoon as part of a benefit concert for Jimmy G., the frontman of NYHC veterans Murphy’s Law.

Jimmy G. — aka James Drescher — was hospitalized in July and subsequently needed several surgeries. (Read the GoFundMe page for more.)

Aside from the other announced bands on the bill, Sheer Terror, Killing Time and Combust, the afternoon will include a raffle overseen by Mark Yoshitomi of Generation Records.

For fans of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, who are currently on tour with a new record, there's a meet-and-greet with the band before the show at the Continental (23 Third Ave. at St. Mark's Place) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Facebook event page has the latest info. (Here too.)

There's also a post-concert show at Coney Island Baby at 169 Avenue A starting at 7:30 ...

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