Josh Smith of Bowery Boston knew a second show was inevitable once VIP tickets to the first gig started selling fast yesterday at noon.
“Response has been unreal [yesterday] and the event sold out completely in about two hours, so we all got together and decided we need to add a second show, this time in a bigger room,” Smith says. “We have a few of the same bands involved and are working on adding a few more as we speak.”
Yesterday, Lind explained the motivation behind the original show.
“You’d be hard pressed to find someone in the Boston area that doesn’t have a friend or a relative on the fire department,” Lind said. “People want to help and they don’t know how; we’re just gently steering people toward the official fundraising efforts and throwing a punk rock show their way in exchange for their donation. It’s the right thing to do. It could have been any one of our friends or relatives on the fire department that didn’t come home that day.”