Join BMS tonight and support Toys For Tots!

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Looking for something to do tonight? Join BMS at Hennessy’s Hooley House tonight and kick of the holiday season by supporting a great cause. We’re delighted to be hosting our first annual holiday concert benefiting the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation with music from Cassavettes, Shadwell, Three Day Threshold and Taste.

All proceeds will be donated to the national Marine Toys for Tots Foundation benefiting needy children in the Greater Boston area this holiday season. Tickets for the 21+ show are $10 or $5 with an unwrapped toy and can be purchased at the door. Live Nation and Straight Stitch Custom Embroidery & Silkscreen will co-sponsor the benefit concert. Hennessy’s Hooley House is the upstairs rock club at Hennessy’s on 25 Union Street.

Performing at tonight’s Toys For Tots benefit concert will be four of the city’s top rising bands. Named Best Local Band in the 2006 Boston Phoenix Best Music Poll, Cassavettes recently celebrated the release of their second full-length album, Shake Down The Sun. In September, Shadwell won the 2009 BMS Battle of the Bands and are currently working on their first full length album. Veterans of the local music scene, America favorites Three Day Threshold are gearing up for the release of their next album, which is due in January. Rising stars in the college scene, Taste have been winning over fans across the city by delivering impressive live performances including their set at the 2009 BMS Battle of the Bands.

Tonight’s set times are available below. Also be sure to check out our festive interviews with each of the bands.

All those in attendance will be eligible for door prizes that include tickets to select concerts from Live Nation including: The Script at the House of Blues on December 4, The Wood Brothers at the Paradise Rock Club on December 8, Clutch at the House of Blues on December 30, Mission of Burma at the Paradise Rock Club on January 16 and “Rodfest 8” concert at the Paradise Rock Club on January 30. BMS t-shirts from Straight Stitch Custom Embroidery & Silkscreen will also be giving away. Additionally, Hennessy’s will provide light appetizers for guests.
Tonight’s Set Times:

8:20  – Three Day Threshold with Summer VillainsBMS Holiday FeatureMySpace
9:20  – TasteBMS Holiday FeatureMySpace
10:20 – ShadwellBMS Holiday FeatureMySpace
11:20 – CassavettesBMS Holiday FeatureMySpace

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