The Clearview Cinema in New City will simulcast the “12-12-12” Concert for Sandy Relief free to ticket holders. Tickets are being given out at the box office on a first-come, first-serve basis. The live streaming is taking place in select movie theaters in parts of the tri-state area that were affected by the storm.
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company announced the free screening today along with complimentary refreshments for all attendees.
Next Wednesday’s fundraising concert at Madison Square Garden will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund to Aid Victims of Hurricane Sandy. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. For those who get tickets, the theater opens at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12. The simulcast will begin at 7:30 p.m. and end at approximately 11:30 p.m.
Select Clearview Cinemas, Bow Tie Cinemas, Frank Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, National Amusements and Rave Cinemas theaters are participating.
Event producers James Dolan, John Sykes and Harvey Weinstein issued the following joint statement: "The live simulcast of this historic benefit concert in movie theatres will provide a welcome opportunity for those people still recovering from the devastation to have an enjoyable and much-needed night out. Seeing this incredible all-star lineup on the big screen and hearing it in surround sound will certainly make for a memorable evening."
The concert organizers, sponsors, and Robin Hood's board of directors have agreed all of the money from ticket purchases and donations will go to serve the victims of Hurricane Sandy through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which is providing money, material and know-how to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm.
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