SiriusXM's E Street Radio and Pearl Jam Radio Channels to Broadcast "12-12-12" All-Star Fundraising Concert to Aid the Victims of Hurricane Sandy
Nearly 2 billion people around the globe to have access to the benefit via television, radio and the Internet
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that "12-12-12," the 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.
"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.
The most up to date information on "12-12-12" can be found by visiting www.121212concert.org.
E Street Radio offers SiriusXM listeners unprecedented access to the music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, including concert broadcasts, rare archival recordings as well as insider reports and breaking news.
Pearl Jam Radio features archival concerts from Pearl Jam's celebrated career, plus unreleased material from the group's personal music library and side projects, including solo and pre-Pearl Jam music; band member interviews with writers, filmmakers, artists, musicians and activists; and curated programming by band members, including a limited-run series hosted by Eddie Vedder.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
About Sirius XM Radio
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