Boston Strong concert to be streamed online

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Despite selling out in less than five minutes, Bostonians will still be able to watch the highly anticipated “Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration” benefit concert at the TD Garden on Thursday. Event organizers have announced plans to live stream the event online, beginning at 7 p.m. To watch it, go here. The concert will also air live on SiriusXM’s Radio Margaritaville (channel 24).

As previously reported, the benefit concert will feature a lineup of major stars across all genres of music, with most having roots in the Boston area. The legendary “Bad Boys of Boston” Aerosmith top the bill, along fellow hometown legends James Taylor, New Kids on the Block, The J. Geils Band, Boston, Extreme and Dropkick Murphys. Also set to perform are Jimmy Buffett, Jason Aldean and Carole King. Boston-bred comedians Dane Cook and and Steven Wright will also appear, while Lenny Clarke and Steve Sweeney have been added as honorary event emcees.

Net ticket proceeds from the historic concert will benefit The One Fund Boston, set up by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15. Each of the performers have donated their time, while the TD Garden rented out the arena free of charge.

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