The Rolling Stones join star-studded lineup for Hurricane Sandy benefit

By Laura Ferreiro

In case you hadn’t heard, some of the biggest names in music will come together next week for “12-12-12”, the massive Hurricane Sandy benefit concert on December 12 at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Today The Rolling Stones announced via Twitter that they will join the star-studded line-up that includes Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel and Coldplay’s Chris Martin, who are all schedule to perform at the fundraising event.

Producers of the show said they had already raised $30 million that will be distributed to storm victims in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut through the Robin Hood Foundation, reports the Associated Press. The Robin Hood Foundation is spearheading large-scale relief efforts to aid those affected by Hurricane Sandy, providing them with food, blankets, generators and more. It is now working on phase two of its relief efforts, offering housing, job training, legal counseling and more for Sandy victims.

Click here to support Robin Hood Foundation’s Sandy relief efforts.

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