The “12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief” at Madison Square Garden can be seen live on NewsWorks New Jersey beginning at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature 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, Paul McCartney. To make a donation go to 121212concert.org.
The sold-out “12-12-12” concert in Madison Square Garden Wednesday is being shown on some 34 television stations in the United States and will be available to a worldwide audience of some two billion people. Proceeds will be distributed through the Robin Hood Foundation.
Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi are native sons of New Jersey, whose shoreline was devastated by the Oct. 29 storm. Long Islander Billy Joel (“New York State of Mind”) and New Yorker Alicia Keys (“Empire State of Mind”) have signature songs about the city. Even Liverpool’s Paul McCartney has a New York home.