Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert tonight.
Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including more than 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island.
The all-star lineup includes Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, who is due to perform with the former members of Nirvana.
According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, “Starting at 6:30 p.m. CST, on December 12, “12-12-12,” The Concert for Sandy Relief, will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden via a global network of US and international television stations, Clear Channel radio stations and leading web sites.
Networks that are carrying the concert Wednesday night, according to the website, include, among others:
- DirecTV - AMC (Channel 254) and TV Guide
- Dish Network - AMC (Channel 131), Fox Movie (133), VH1 Classic (163)
- Comcast - HBOLE (Channel 331), HBO-E (Channel 301)
Websites streaming the concert live that night include, among others:
Also, please join Patch's effort to raise awareness and funds for those living in Patch communities affected by Sandy: Patch Rebuilds, Patch’s effort to help support devastated communities after the storm, will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund for every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds (up to $125,000).
Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors.
For more information on the concert, visit www.121212concert.org.