Aerosmith, The J. Geils Band & More, Streaming Live Online Tonight For Boston Strong Concert
The Boston Strong concert, featuring a star-studded lineup that includes Aerosmith, The J. Geils Band, the band Boston, Jimmy Buffett, James Taylor and more, takes place tonight at Boston's TD Garden. The event will benefit The One Fund Boston, which was established by Massachusetts' governor and Boston's mayor to help those affected by the April 15 bombings. If you're not able to attend the event, here's some good news: Billboard.com will be streaming the concert live starting at 7 p.m. ET.
Other artists and entertainers slated to take part in the show include Carole King, Extreme, modern rockers Godsmack, country star Jason Aldean, veteran boy band New Kids on the Block and comedians Steven Wright and Dane Cook.
Speaking recently about the event with The Boston Herald, Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler said, "For [guitarist] Joe [Perry] and the rest of us, it means everything to…play this show…When you're listening to songs, it builds hope and strength. We want to warm the cockles of people's hearts."
Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton added, "We will be feeling the gravity of the moment, but our job is to get up on stage and make people feel good."
To find out more information about the event, visit AConcertforBoston.org.