Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Observations 12.11

Tomorrow night at Madison Square Garden is the 121212 Concert benefiting Hurricane Sandy relief through the Robin Hood Relief Fund.

The current list of performers includes the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Kanye West, Chris Martin, Roger Waters, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel, Eric Clapton and Bon Jovi. Also appearing Susan Sarandon, Chris Rock, Kristen Stewart, Quentin Tarantino, Brian Williams, Jessica Chastain, Chelsea Clinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Seth Meyers, and Jon Stewart. Expect the usual array of 'surprise' guests, maybe a certain Governor from Jersey.

The concert will be broadcast on 34 U.S. TV networks including AMC, Encore, Fuse, HBO, Showtime, Sundance, and VH1. A full list of networks, radio stations, and streaming sites is here. The "Concert for New York City" after the 9-11 attacks was broadcast on just one network, VH1, and raised $32 million.

"12-12-12" The Concert for Sandy Relief