Aerosmith, Boston to Rock for ‘Boston Strong’ Benefit Concert
Proceeds from the night will go to the One Fund, which was created in the wake of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing to help those affected by the tragedy. To date, the fund has raised more than $28 million from public and corporate donors. To contribute or learn more, visit their website.
The show will bring together many acts synonymous with the city. In addition to Aerosmith and Boston, the J. Geils Band, Extreme, Godsmack, James Taylor (born in Boston) and New Kids on the Block will also perform. Comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright, both of whom are from the Boston area, will be on hand. In addition, the bill includes non-Bostonians Carole King, Jimmy Buffett and country star Jason Aldean, as well as a promise of surprise guests.