New Kids On The Block, Aerosmith To Headline Boston Strong Benefit Concert

James Taylor, Dane Cook and Jimmy Buffett are also on the May 30th lineup.

nkotb-aerosmith-boston-strong-050413
Boston will be getting huge support from the music world come May 30.

On Friday, it was announced that Beantown favorites New Kids on the Block, Aerosmith and James Taylor will headline a concert benefitting victims of the Boston marathon bombing.

Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration will also include apperances by Jason Aldean, Jimmy Buffett, Carol King, Boston and Dane Cook.

 

“Like so many other proud Bostonians who have been extremely generous, we are honored to step up and do our part to help the victims and their families,” NKOTB’s Donnie Wahlberg said in a statement. [via Reuters]

“Hopefully this event will not only raise money, but spirits as well."

Proceeds from the benefit concert, set to take place at the TD Garden, will go to the One Fund created by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.

Tickets will go on sale on Monday.

[Lead image courtesy of Getty Images]

 

Discuss

Default avatar
  • Gilbert R Albright Jr
    Gilbert R Albright Jr

    Where are are all the benefit concerts by Conservative music artists? Never seen one! They are all too cheap and greedy to give their time and money to help others yet have plenty of time to criticize the Liberals who try to help.

 
celebuzz

Top Stories

Get the Scoop

Sign up for the daily Celebuzz Newsletter and stay in the know.