Sirius XM Radio has announced that the 12.12.12 concert to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy will air on E Street Radio, channel 20, and Pearl Jam Radio, channel 22, on December 12, 2012 at 7:30 pm ET. And Columbia Records has announced that a selection of 24 live tracks from the event will be available for pre-order on iTunes starting today.
“SiriusXM recognizes the importance of reaching as many people as possible to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Sandy,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “We hope that our generous and informed listeners will join the millions of people donating aid to support the recovery and help the victims of the storm.”
The all-star musical lineup performing at the “12-12-12” concert December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City includes 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 and Paul McCartney.
“12.12.12” will be distributed worldwide to nearly two billion people through television feeds, radio and online streaming and available to 114 million television households in the US and to more than 400 million television households outside the country via networks and feeds in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Thanks to the generosity of concert organizers, sponsors, and Robin Hood's board of directors, every single penny from ticket purchases and donations will go to serve the victims of Hurricane Sandy through the Robin Hood Relief Fund.
The concert is being produced by James Dolan, Executive Chairman of The Madison Square Garden Company; John Sykes, President of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises; and Harvey Weinstein, Co-Founder and Chairman of The Weinstein Company.
Columbia Records announced today that they will release music from the “12-12-12” benefit concert, presented by Chase, to provide the most assistance possible to the victims of Hurricane Sandy through the Robin Hood Relief Fund. The fundraising concert at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday will feature iconic performers and a selection of 24 live tracks from the event will be available for pre-order on iTunes starting today at iTunes.com/121212. A physical album will be made available as soon as possible.
The net proceeds from the soundtrack will go to the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which is providing money, material and know-how to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm.
The most up to date information on “12-12-12” can be found by visiting www.121212concert.org.
Source: PR Newswire