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12-12-12 Concert to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.

Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the 12-12-12 concert on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in New York.

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 Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who, and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced.

The show starts at 4:30 p.m. PST and will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden on TV, online and over the radio. More than two dozen TV networks will carry the concert, including CBS, HBO and VH1 Classic. Web sites that will stream the show include YouTube, AOL, and Hulu. In Orange County, radio listeners can tune to 98.7 FM.

A complete listing of viewing and listening options is available on the 12-12-12 website.

You can also donate to the American Red Cross, Long Island Cares and Island Harvest.

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.

You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds websiterebuilds.patch.com, and tweet directly from the site.

For more information on the concert, visit www.121212concert.org.

Andromeda December 11, 2012 at 06:25 AM
Oh Gawd, not another one of those. Why don't these ancient rockers ever do anti-war protests like they did back in the 60's and 70's? Have they been bought off by the pols in DC and the Wall Street banksters too?

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