Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Sting, Billy Joel and Christina Aguilera have all signed on for a a televised benefit concert to aid victims of the recent storm that decimated the northeast. “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together” will air at 8 pm ET Friday (November 2) on networks owned by NBC Universal (including NBC, MSNBC, CNBC and Bravo, among others). Other artists are expected to be added to the program.
The show will be hosted by network personality Matt Lauer, and other network stars Brian Williams and Jimmy Fallon will also appear. Money collected will be donated to American Red Cross relief efforts.
The Red Cross provides shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance to those affected by disasters like Hurricane Sandy. To donate, visit RedCross.org, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
— Brian Ives, CBS Local