Where to Watch the 12-12-12 Concert
You don't have to fly from Fridley to New York City, if you have access to a cable channel or website that's carrying the show live Wednesday from Madison Square Garden. All proceeds go to Hurricane Sandy victims via the Robin Hood Foundation.
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 over 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island.
The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, who is due to perform with the former members of Nirvana.
According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, “Starting at 6:30 p.m. CST, on December 12, “12-12-12,” The Concert for Sandy Relief, will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden via a global network of US and international television stations, Clear Channel radio stations and leading web sites.
Networks that are carrying the concert Wednesday night, according to the website, include the following (not all available via Comcast in Fridley, but maybe by satellite):
- AXS TV
- Cooking Channel
- Destination America
- Discovery Fit & Health
- FX Movie Channel
- G4 Hallmark Movie Channel
- HBO Latino
- ION Television
- Lifetime Real Women
- Live Well Network
- Military History
- MSG Plus
- Palladia PlumTV
- SHOWTIME 2
- Smithsonian Channel
- Sundance Channel
- VH1 Classic
- Wealth TV
- WPSG/The CW Philly
- ZING USA
Websites streaming the concert live that night include, among others:
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.
For more information on the concert, visit www.121212concert.org.