12-12-12 Concert Adds Eric Clapton
The list of artists appearing at the mammoth Superstorm Sandy benefit at New York City’s Madison Square Garden keeps on growing as organizers add Eric Clapton and Coldplay’s Chris Martin to the event’s talent-heavy lineup. Tickets are on sale now.
Benefitting Atlantic Seaboard victims of Hurricane Sandy, “12-12-12” is being produced by Madison Square Garden Company executive chairman James Dolan, Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises president John Sykes and Weinstein Company co-founder and chairman Harvey Weinstein. The three producers issued a joint statement thanking the artists involved.
“We are grateful to each and every artist that has agreed to be part of this historic night – the response has been astounding,” the producers said. “We are just now starting to understand the true scope and devastating impact that Hurricane Sandy brought to the tri-state area and we hope, through this tremendous and unprecedented concert event, to provide the most assistance possible.”All monies raised by ticket sales and donations will go to help victims of Hurricane Sandy via the Robin Hood Relief Fund. For more information about “12-12-12,” click here for the concert’s website.
With every act scheduled to perform three or four songs, the lineup for the Dec. 12 event already includes Bon Jovi, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney.