Martin J. Walsh, mayor of Boston, has declared that December 28, 2017 is officially The Mighty Mighty Bosstones day in the city. The band is playing three shows, December 28, 29, and 30, at the House of Blues to coincide with the honor. Other artists that have gotten an official day in Boston include Kathleen Hanna, Patti Smith, Peter Wolf, and Judd Apatow.