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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.

12-12-12 Concert to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

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 hit hardest 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.

Radio listeners can tune to 101KGB or 98.7FM.

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

You can also donate to the  American Red CrossLong 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.

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