One Fund Benefit Show at HOB

Dropkick MurphiesIt has been two weeks since the Boston marathon bombing and the amazing support from so many Bostonians have helped so many. Benefits and relief efforts have been popping up in the past weeks and have been raising countless dollars to help those who suffered on Marathon Monday.

Boston locals, the Dropkick Murphys were on the west coast touring during the bombing, but they all realized that they had to do something to help. The Dropkicks quickly put together a benefit concert at the House of Blues yesterday with other Boston bands State Radio, Big D and the Kids Table. Tickets were around 30 dollars and all proceeds went to the Boston One Fund. In just a few hours the event sold out.

I had the chance to go to the show yesterday and the energy was unlike any other show I have been to. Everyone was there for one singular reason, to help out Boston. Six bands in total played the benefit show with the doors opening around 12:30 and ending around 7 for a full day of music. The Dropkick Murphys had the Boston Police Department’s Gaelic Column of Pipes and Drums come on stage to start off their set. Later, they played a couple of encore sets even having a good amount of the crowd get up on stage with them. The whole show was an amazing experience and also helped out The One Fund which has now raised over $26 million.

By Blaise Fitsche

If you liked this, check out:
Artist of the Week: Laura Marling
This Week In Music History

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> <iframe width="" height="" frameborder="" scrolling="" marginheight="" marginwidth="" src="">

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit […]

Calendar of Events

CONNECT WITH US