added: 4 Dec 2012 // by: Noise11
Eric Clapton and Coldplay's Chris Martin are the two latest acts to join the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit at Madison Square Garden next week.
They will join the previously announced line-up of Bon Jovi, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keyes, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney.
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.'
The concert will be streamed and is expected to reach over 1 billion people in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
In Australia you will be able to view the concert on Foxtel or watch online at YouTube.
The start time for the show is 7:30pm ET on December 12.
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