Mission of Burma announce only area show of 2014, a benefit for Somerville Local First


Mission of Burma have reached for their fund raiser and this week announced their only scheduled local show for 2014, a February 9 benefit for Somerville Local First at the Regent Theatre in Arlington. The influential Boston post-punk band will be joined by Peter Prescott’s Minibeast and Quincy punk band Bugs and Rats.

According to the presser: “Mission of Burma’s performance kicks off the first annual benefit show for Somerville Local First, a non-profit organization committed to supporting a diverse economy in Somerville, Massachusetts that is local, sustainable and fair. Funds raised from this concert will help support Somerville Local First’s efforts to help launch and nurture the development of independent businesses in the city.”

Tickets are $22 and $27, which includes $3 restoration fee, and are available through the Regent Theatre Arlington online or at the box office at 7 Medford St., Arlington.


“I’m so excited and honored that Mission of Burma is lending their time and influence to the local movement. As local heroes themselves it’s great that they are supporting us in our mission to provide assistance to locally owned, independent businesses in Somerville.” says Kat Rutkin, Executive Director of Somerville Local First.