Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band is scheduled to kick off 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief, at Madison Square Garden in New York City tonight, Dec. 12, 2012.
The concert is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m., featuring an incredible lineup of artists aiming to help offset the costs of recovering from the impact of superstorm Sandy in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
The show will be broadcast for free at movie theaters in the tri-state area.
Here, from their homes in Brandon, viewers can catch the show with live streaming at:
Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including more than 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island.
- As Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon put it during tonight's concert, "wall-to-wall celebrities" are answering the phones for donations. Call: 1-855-465-HELP (4357).
- Text "Robinhood" to 50555 to donate $10 to the Robin Hood Relief Fund.
The all-star concert performance lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, The Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney.
- Preorder performances at iTunes.com/121212.
Locally, you can listen on 98 Rock (97.9 FM) in Tampa and on 105.9, The Buzz in Sarasota and Bradenton.
Also, please join Patch's effort to raise awareness and funds for those living in Patch communities affected by Sandy: Patch Rebuilds, Patch’s effort to help support devastated communities after the storm, will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund for every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds (up to $125,000).
Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors.