Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band to Kick Off Historic "12-12-12" Concert Event at Madison Square Garden

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band to Kick Off Historic "12-12-12" Concert
Event at Madison Square Garden

     All Concert Attendees Asked to Be Seated No Later Than 7:15 P.M (ET)
                     Show To Begin At 7:30 P.M (ET) Sharp


  Nearly 2 Billion People Around The Globe To Have Access To The Concert Via
                      Television, Radio And The Internet

Musical Lineup Includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia
  Keys, Chris Martin, The Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye
                       West, The Who and Paul McCartney

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The producers of "12-12-12"
announced today that the legendary Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band will
kick off the historic concert taking place at Madison Square Garden
(Nasdaq:MSG) tomorrow at 7:30 P.M (ET) sharp. All attendees of the concert are
asked to be in their seats no later than 7:15 P.M.

"12-12-12", which will be distributed worldwide to nearly two billion people
through television feeds, radio and online streaming, is presented by Chase
and all proceeds will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund. The concert will be
available to 114 million television households on 37 channels 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 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 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 most up to date information on "12-12-12" can be found by visiting

The "12-12-12" logo is available at

CONTACT: Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
         Angel Aristone/
         The Madison Square Garden Company
         Mikyl Cordova/
         The Weinstein Company
         Dani Weinstein/
         Robin Hood Foundation
         Patty Smith/
         Melissa Shuffield/

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