Aerosmith, James Taylor Headline All-Star Lineup For ‘Boston Strong’ Concert

BOSTON (CBS) – A huge benefit concert was announced on Friday for the victims fund of the Boston Marathon bombings.

The ‘Boston Strong’ concert is set to take place on May 30 at the TD Garden.

The all-star line-up includes Aerosmith, Jason Aldean, Boston, Jimmy Buffett, Extreme, J Geils Band, Godsmack, Carole King, New Kids On The Block, James Taylor, and comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright, along with other special guests.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones Reports

Boston Marathon Benefit Concert

Aerosmith is returning from Singapore to participate in the concert.

“Boston’s gonna (expletive) rock that night!” NKOTB’s Donnie Wahlberg said during the news conference to announced the show.

Organizers say additional artists are being invited to participate in the show.

Ticket prices were listed at $35 to $285. Tickets are all going to be paperless in an effort to cut down on scalping.

All net proceeds will go to One Fund Boston. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 6 at 10 a.m.

There’s no word yet if the concert will be televised.


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