Downloadable "12-12-12" Artist Interview Footage Available in Advance of Historic Concert at MSG

Downloadable "12-12-12" Artist Interview Footage Available in Advance of
Historic Concert at MSG

"12-12-12" Footage of Billy Joel and Alicia Keys Available for News Purposes
Via Broadcast / Online Usage

ADVISORY, Dec. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

       "12-12-12" interview footage of Billy Joel and Alicia Keys surrounding
       the impact of Hurricane Sandy and their involvement with "12-12-12" is
WHAT:  available and accessible for press members to use in advance of
       "12-12-12", the biggest concert event ever staged at Madison Square
       Garden on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 7:30PM.
      
      Sample quotes from interview footage:
      
       "Emotionally it hurt to see all the terrible things that happened
      because of thestorm, all the lives that were disrupted, all the damage
       that was done, even thelandscape is different. People were stranded.
       People died. It's traumatic." – Billy Joel
      
       "For me as a New Yorker, to really see us all coming together and
      really help eachother, showed me what a great country we are."–
       Alicia Keys
      
       Footage is available to be downloaded and edited for broadcast, radio
WHERE: and online usage. Click links below to access a quick view and
       downloadable version:
      
      Links to Alicia Keys and Billy Joel footage:
      
      Quick View Link:
      - Alicia
       Keys:http://media.video.msg.com/msg_approval/AliciaKeys_h264.mov
      - Billy Joel:
       http://media.video.msg.com/msg_approval/BillyJoel_h264.mov
      
      Downloadable Link:
      - http://69.74.159.84/aspera/user
      Login: 121212press
      Password: 121212press
      
WHEN:  Available Now

"12-12-12"

"12-12-12" information announced to include in news packages:

  *"12-12-12" will take place at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, December
    12, 2012 at 7:30PM.
    
  *"12-12-12" will be distributed worldwide to nearly two billion people
    through television feeds, radio and online streaming. It will be available
    to all 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.
    
  *The all-star lineup for "12-12-12" 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.
    
  *Steve Buscemi, Jessica Chastain, Chelsea Clinton, Sean Combs, Billy
    Crystal, Leo DiCaprio, Jimmy Fallon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Karlie Kloss, Seth
    Meyers, Bobby Moynihan, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Susan Sarandon, Jon
    Stewart, Kristen Stewart, Quentin Tarantino, and Brian Williams will
    participate and show their support for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
    Tommy Hilfiger has generously agreed to donate t-shirts as part of the
    merchandise offerings for "12-12-12". Many of the celebrities involved
    will also be on-hand to lend their star power and participate in a
    telethon during the "12-12-12" telecast.
    
  *Thanks to the generosity of concert organizers, sponsors, and Robin Hood's
    board of directors, every single penny will go to organizations serving
    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.
    
  *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 "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
         Mikyl Cordova / 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

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