May 3, 2013

Boston Marathon concert to include James Taylor, Aerosmith, New Kids

The May 30 show will benefit survivors of the April 15 bombings and the families of those killed in the attack.

The Associated Press

BOSTON — Aerosmith, James Taylor and Jimmy Buffett are among the scheduled performers for a Boston Marathon benefit concert on May 30.

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Aerosmith, from left, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, is among the scheduled performers for a Boston Marathon benefit concert May 30 at the TD Garden.

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The show, at the TD Garden, will benefit One Fund – the collection of donations that will be distributed to the survivors of the April 15 bombings and the families of those killed in the attack.

Other confirmed acts include Jason Aldean, Boston, Extreme, Godsmack, The J. Geils Band, Carole King and New Kids on the Block. Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block said that like other native Bostonians, he and his bandmates are honored to do their part.

Comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright also are included in the lineup.

Tickets range from $35 to $285. They go on sale Monday.

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