Aerosmith, Boyz II Men Come Together at Boston Strong Concert
Musicians performed for those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.
Performances during a benefit concert for victims of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings had thousands rooting for a community that has rallied to overcome tragedy.
Aerosmith, New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men, James Taylor, Carole King, the Dropkick Murphys and the band Boston were among the performers of the 5 ½ hour-long show held at the TD Garden.
“Boston got its heart broken,” Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler said, as reported by the Los Angeles Times, “but if they think they can keep us down, they can "Dream On,” before he and the band launched their hit. Aerosmith also rocked out to a rendition of the Beatles’ “Come Together,” which turned into a theme for the evening.
The band Boston, performed “More Than a Feeling,” while Boyz II Men made a surprise appearance with New Kids On The Block and sang "One Sweet Day" in memory of the lives lost during the attack.
All proceeds from the benefit concert will go to One Fund Boston, created by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to help bomb victims.
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