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Eric Clapton and Chris Martin to Join All-Star Lineup for "12-12-12" at Madison Square Garden to Aid the Victims of Hurricane



Eric Clapton and Chris Martin to Join All-Star Lineup for "12-12-12" at
Madison Square Garden to Aid the Victims of Hurricane Sandy

                               Lineup Includes
                Bon Jovi, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys,
                    Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band,
      Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney

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"12-12-12"

                      Tickets For "12-12-12" On Sale Now

                     Show To Start At 730 P.M.(ET) Sharp

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The producers of
"12-12-12"announced today that Eric Clapton and Chris Martin will be joining
the esteemed lineup of artists on December 12, 2012 at Madison Square
Garden."12-12-12" will be presented by Chase with proceeds to benefit the
Robin Hood Relief Fund. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Dave Grohl,
Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder,
Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney. Tickets to "12-12-12"
went on sale today.

Event producers, James Dolan, John Sykes and Harvey Weinstein issued the
following joint statement: "We are grateful to each and every artist that has
agreed to be part of this historic night - the response has been astounding.
We are just now starting to understand the true scope and devastating impact
that Hurricane Sandy brought to the tri-state area and we hope, through this
tremendous and unprecedented concert event, to provide the most assistance
possible."

"Chase is extremely proud to join the producers of "12-12-12" to support Robin
Hood Relief," said Gordon Smith, co-CEO of Chase Consumer & Community Banking.
"New York is our home, too, and our employees and customers were also hit hard
by this storm. We hope this collaboration of extraordinary talent can help
provide more support to the people still suffering from the storm's
aftermath."

As the tri-state region begins to recover from Sandy's stunning and acute
devastation along the coastal areas of Long Island, Queens, Staten Island and
New Jersey, there remains an enormous task of rebuilding both the
infrastructure and thousands of shattered lives. "12-12-12" presents an
important opportunity for the community and nation to come together to provide
significant support to these communities as they confront staggering short-
and long-term issues.  

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.

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 Robin Hood Relief Fund provides money, material and know-how to
local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions
hardest hit by the storm.

Tickets for "12-12-12" are on sale now through Ticketmaster phones, outlets
and www.ticketmaster.com, www.thegarden.com and www.radiocity.com. Tickets are
available at a variety of price levels. Ticketmaster has generously agreed to
waive its ticket service charges. VIP packages are available through the Robin
Hood Foundation. Information on those packages is available by contacting The
Robin Hood Foundation at 212-844-3564.

The most up to date information on "12-12-12" can be found by visiting
www.121212concert.org.

The Madison Square Garden Company logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=15647

The "12-12-12" logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=15957

CONTACT: Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
         Angel Aristone /AngelAristone@clearchannel.com
         212.377.7802
        
         The Madison Square Garden Company
         MikylCordova/mikyl.cordova@msg.com
         212-631-4337
        
         The Weinstein Company
         Dani Weinstein/dani.weinstein@weinsteinco.com
         212-845-8639
        
         Robin Hood Foundation
         Patty Smith/psmith@robinhood.org
         212-844-3562
        
         Chase
         Melissa Shuffield/melissa.shuffield@jpmorgan.com
         212.270.5730

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