Lead singer Tommy DeCarlo told a crowd of thousands of people at the TD Garden on Thursday night, “we are all Boston.”
The show was to feature acts including Aerosmith, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffett, Dropkick Murphys, New Kids on the Block, Carole King and Jason Aldean.
Comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright also were scheduled to be part of the lineup.
Concert proceeds will go to One Fund Boston, the compensation fund established by Gov. Deval (deh-VAL’) Patrick and Mayor Thomas Menino to help bombing victims.
The April 15 attack near the marathon’s finish line killed three people and injured more than 260 others.
Source: Associated Press