Ten Years Ago Fall Out Boy Was Almost Arrested In NYC

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Fall Out Boy’s 4th studio album let’s crank up the way back machine and take a look at how they almost went to jail for their fans. Around the time of Folie À Deux’s release in December 2008, the band had planned a massive outdoor concert in New York City’s Washington Square Park. The crowd was in place, but the band never fired up their instruments.

Turns out someone forgot to file a permit and the NYPD threatened them with arrest. FOB did manage to host a sing-a-long with the attendees sans amplification, which didn’t seem to violate any laws.

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