Feb. 1 is the date for the latest Safe and Sound benefit show, the eleventh in
a series of awareness-raising shows featuring Boston-based bands.
show, which will take place at The Paradise in Boston, will feature acoustic
sets from Tracy Bonham, Tanya Donelly, Juliana Hatfield, Jennifer Trynin and
Letters to Cleo's Kay Hanley and Michael Eisenstein, and will commemorate the
second anniversary of the inaugural S&S show in February of 1995.
Sound was established by a collective of Boston musicians in response to the
shootings of two women outside women's health care clinics in Brookline,
Massachusetts in December of 1994. Safe and Sound released a benefit album in
November of 1996 called Safe and Sound: A Benefit in Response to the
Brookline Clinic Violence , which featured songs from Letters to Cleo, the
Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Morphine, Juliana Hatfield, Tracy Bonham, Aimee Mann
and Lou Barlow's Deluxx Folk Implosion, among others.