Connecticut Hardcore And Punk Acts Reuniting For Sandy Hook Benefit

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sandy hook benefit flyerIn response to the school shooting in Newtown, two major faces in the Connecticut hardcore scene have reunited for a show to benefit the victims of Sandy Hook.

My Heart To Joy will reunite to play a benefit show for Sandy Hook on Feb. 9 in Wallingford. (Nick Caito)

My Heart To Joy will reunite to play a benefit show for Sandy Hook on Feb. 9 in Wallingford. (Nick Caito)

With Honor and My Heart To Joy are getting back together to put on the benefit show, along with Hostage Calm and Call It Arson. OvLov, Newtown natives, are also on the bill. They play the Hungarian Hall in Wallingford on Saturday, February 9.

“The Sandy Hook tragedy hit close to home for a lot of us involved in the Connecticut scene,” said Hostage Calm guitarist Tom Chiari in a statement.  “Everyone felt an immediate need to help those affected and these two amazing shows are the result.  Our hope is that the greater community will come together for the weekend to celebrate and pay tribute to those affected by the tragedy.”

Call It Arson are also on the bill for Feb. 9 at the Hungarian Hall in Wallingford. (Nick Caito)

Call It Arson are also on the bill for Feb. 9 at the Hungarian Hall in Wallingford. (Nick Caito)

The show is in conjunction with another big event, this one at the El N Gee in new London. Make Do And Mend, Misery Signals, Life In Your Way, Corelia, and The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die play on February 8.

Tickets to the February 8 show are available for $15 by clicking here.

Tickets for February 9 can be found by clicking here.

Both are also available to purchase at Redscroll Records.

 

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