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Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims via the Robin Hood Foundation.

(UPDATE: Click on the arrow in the media above to watch a live stream of the concert.)

Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the "12-12-12" concert on Wednesday.

Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims via 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, in Connecticut and on Long Island.

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.

The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. EST on Dec. 12 and will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden via a global network of U.S. and international television stations, Clear Channel radio stations and leading websites. Check the listings on this website to see where you can watch the concert locally.

WDVE will serve the Pittsburgh region as the local radio station airing the concert.

Folks can also donate money to the American Red Cross, Long Island Cares and Island Harvest.

Also, please join Patch's effort to raise awareness and funds for those living in Patch communities affected by Sandy by contributing to Patch Rebuilds—Patch's effort to help to support communities devastated by the storm. Patch 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 for Sandy survivors.

You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds website—rebuilds.patch.com—and tweet directly from that site.

For more information regarding the concert, visit www.121212concert.org.

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Robert Edward Healy, III December 12, 2012 at 05:18 PM
UPDATE: Click on the arrow in the media above to watch a live stream of the concert.

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