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Rolling Stones joins Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert

The Rolling Stones have been added to the lineup of musical performers at the “12-12-12″ concert in Madison Square Garden to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment will broadcast the concert live on its radio stations across the country, and will also video stream live on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s digital radio service, and across the websites and Facebook pages of its 850 stations.

Via Press Release:

Hollywood’s Biggest Names to Join Musical Performers at
Madison Square Garden for “12-12-12″ to Aid the Victims of
Hurricane Sandy

Steve Buscemi, Jessica Chastain, Chelsea Clinton, Sean Combs, Billy
Crystal, Leo DiCaprio, Jimmy Fallon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Karlie Kloss, Seth
Meyers, Bobby Moynihan, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Susan Sarandon, Jon
Stewart, Kristen Stewart, Quentin Tarantino, and Brian Williams to
Participate on Stage and in Live Fundraising Telethon

Tommy Hilfiger Donates T-Shirts as Part of Merchandise Offerings for
“12-12-12″

Musical Lineup Includes
Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris
Martin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Eddie
Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney

Show To Start At 7:30 P.M.(ET) Sharp

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The producers of “12-12-12″
announced today that Steve Buscemi, Jessica Chastain, Chelsea Clinton,
Sean Combs, Billy Crystal, Leo DiCaprio, Jimmy Fallon, Jake Gyllenhaal,
Karlie Kloss, Seth Meyers, Bobby Moynihan, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler,
Susan Sarandon, Jon Stewart, Kristen Stewart, Quentin Tarantino, and
Brian Williams will participate at Madison Square Garden on December
12, 2012 to show their support for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Tommy Hilfiger has also generously agreed to donate t-shirts as part of
the merchandise offerings for “12-12-12.” Many of the celebrities
involved will also be on-hand to lend their star power and participate
in a telethon during the “12-12-12″ telecast. “12-12-12″ is presented
by Chase and all proceeds will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund.

Event producers James Dolan, John Sykes and Harvey Weinstein issued the
following joint statement: “We are incredibly grateful to the numerous
entertainers and celebrities who have graciously donated their time and
talent to be a part of this unprecedented fundraising effort. It will
be a special and memorable evening televised around the globe to ensure
we can raise the most donations possible for victims of Hurricane
Sandy.”

Beginning at 7:30PM at the start of the live concert, a phone bank will
be set-up where musical artists and celebrity participants will take
donations via phone over the course of the evening. Viewers from around
the world will have the opportunity to call-in to help donate to the
Robin Hood Relief Fund and assist those throughout the tri-state area
who have been impacted by the storm.

“12-12-12″, which will be distributed worldwide to nearly two billion
people through television feeds, radio and online streaming and will be
distributed across networks and feeds in North and South America,
Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment will broadcast the concert live
on its radio stations across the country, and will also video stream
live on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s digital radio service, and across
the websites and Facebook pages of its 850 stations. In addition, the
concert will also stream live across several major online video
providers, as well as being streamed and promoted by several digital
media partners.

The concert will also air in conjunction with the NBA’s television and
online streaming broadcasts in China and simulcast live on Clear
Channel Outdoor digital billboards in Times Square, New York City and
locations in London and Paris.

The all-star musical lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave
Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce
Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye
West, The Who and Paul McCartney.

The concert is being produced by James Dolan, Executive Chairman of The
Madison Square Garden Company; John Sykes, President of Clear Channel
Entertainment Enterprises; and Harvey Weinstein, Co-Founder and
Chairman of The Weinstein Company.

Thanks to the generosity of concert organizers, sponsors, and Robin
Hood’s board of directors, every single penny from ticket purchases and
donations will go to serve the victims of Hurricane Sandy through the
Robin Hood Relief Fund.The Robin Hood Relief Fund provides money,
material and know-how to local organizations that are serving families
and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm.

Rolling Stones joins Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert

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