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HUGE Rock Royalty Benefit Concert 12-12-12-will u2 be there?


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LINK   "additional performers will be announced in the near future"


The East Coast is still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy made her mark on the area last


month. Even though NBC’s telethon brought in a staggering amount of dough, there is still a great


need for the victims of the horrific storm.



E! reports on Friday that the all-star benefit concert referred to as "12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy

Relief" at New York City's Madison Square Garden is promised to be “a showcase of music royaltyâ€

according to organizers James Dolan, John Sykes and Harvey Weinstein.



"The response from the entertainment community to help those most affected by Hurricane Sandy


has been nothing short of astounding,†the organizers note in a statement.



It’s not a big surprise to fans that Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel are more than


willing to participate in the event since they are all from areas that were affected by Sandy's wrath.



The concert should be quite diverse as Roger Waters, Alicia Keys and Kanye West are all on the bill


as well. When the organizers dubbed the event as “a showcase of music royalty†they may have


been referring to Sir Paul McCartney as he will be lending his chops for the benefit too.



McCartney isn’t the only Englishman to jump in and lend a hand as The Who is scheduled to appear

as well.



The event certainly has something for everyone so hopefully everyone watching will be inclined to



There will be more details to come as additional performers will be announced in the near future according to the organizers as well as information regarding ticket availability.

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U2 should! Afterall, Bono is Mr New York!!!smokin.gif Wait...that's Frank Sinatra.wink.gif 

yeah, bono and ali are living in NY to be closer to Eve while shes living and studying there....


I think the edge has a place in manhatten too...


It would be wonderful if they could do something together...


Maybe we could get a compliation cd of their live performances of this benefit and it could raise money for Hurricane Sandy!!


what songs does anyone think would be relevant?happy.gif

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