The sold out benefit concert for victims of the Boston Marathon terrorist bombings will feature some of the biggest names in music. Aerosmith, James Taylor, New Kids On The Block, Jimmy Buffett, the J. Geils Band, and of course, Boston, will be performing Thursday at the TD Garden in the Massachusetts city.

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Event co-founder Donnie Wahlberg of NKOTB said that he hopes "this event will not only raise money but spirits as well." Wahlberg and his actor brother Mark Wahlberg grew up in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.

The Boston Globe reported that tickets for the concert sold out in an estimated five minutes. Steven Tyler of Aerosmith said of the concert and its purpose to benefit the city that was subject to the April terrorist attacks, "When you're listening to songs, it builds hope and strength. We want to warm the cockles of people's hearts."

Buffett, whose "Margaritaville" was recently named the most lucrative song in history, will use one of his franchises to broadcast the concert to those fans who missed out on the quick ticket window. His satellite radio station, "Radio Margaritaville" will take a break from its 7 p.m. "Buffett Buffet" of non-stop Buffett classics to air the "Boston Strong" concert in its entirety, Buffett announced on Twitter.

Proceeds from the concert will go to One Fund Boston, a venue set up in part by Gov. Deval Patrick, D-Mass., and Mayor Thomas Menino, D-Boston.