Billy Joel will be there. Paul McCartney will be there. So will Roger Waters, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen, The Who, the Rolling Stones, Alicia Keys, Kanye West—the list of performers at tonight’s 12-12-12, The Concert for Sandy Relief goes on and on, arguably the greatest concert lineup in history. Of course, we’re especially looking forward to seeing and hearing our Hamptons neighbors onstage and rocking along as the 12-12-12 concert goes out to 2 billion people worldwide.
The concert, which will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund, begins streaming from Madison Square Garden in Manhattan at 7:30 p.m. and will broadcast live on a global network of U.S. and international television stations, Clear Channel radio stations and various leading websites.
The 39 U.S. television channels airing 12-12-12 include local Hamptons network PlumTV, MSG, AMC, Bloomberg, BIO, G4, HBO, Showtime, VH1 Classic, IFC, Lifetime Real Women, Encore and many more.
It will also be playing for free in Clearview theaters at hurricane-affected areas on a first come first served basis. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at Grand Avenue Cinemas in Baldwin, Franklin Square Cinemas, Babylon Cinemas, Bedford Playhouse, Central Plaza Cinemas in Yonkers, Clearview’s New City, Port Washington Cinemas, Squire Cinemas in Great Neck, National Amusements’ Island 16 in Holtsville and National Amusements’ Farmingdale Multiplex, as well as locations in Brooklyn and Manhattan. The concert is scheduled to conclude by about 11:30 p.m.
To listen locally, tune into New Haven, Connecticut radio station KC101 (101.3 FM) or visit one of the many internet sites streaming the concert in audio or video formats.
Proceeds from the concert benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy through the Robin Hood Relief Fund.