Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen
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A benefit concert to help the victims of Superstorm Sandy
will showcase both hometown talent, such as Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen, and stars from abroad, including Paul McCartney and Eric Clapton.
The event – 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief
– will be held at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday and will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund
, which offers assistance to those in the tri-state area who have been impacted by Sandy, the devastating storm
of historic proportions that has left thousands homeless and caused millions of dollars worth of damages.
The event is set for broadcast Dec. 12 and will be live-streamed right here on PEOPLE.com
as well as at 121212concert.org
Other artists set to perform include: Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys
, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West
, The Who and more.
The show will be simulcast live at 7:30 p.m. in select theaters in the storm-impacted areas, and tickets will be available for free on a first-come basis. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Participating theaters include: Clearview Cinemas, Bow Tie Cinemas, Frank Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, National Amusements and Rave Cinemas. All proceeds from the concert will go to the relief effort.
The concert is being produced by the Madison Square Garden Company, Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises and the Weinstein Company. It is also being presented by Chase.
For more information, visit 1 21212concert.org
. And check back 12-12-12 to watch the show!