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

General Press Releases Tuesday December 11, 2012 13:26
ADVISORY--(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)--Dec. 8, 2012
"12-12-12" Footage of Billy Joel and Alicia Keys Available for News Purposes Via Broadcast / Online Usage
"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
available and accessible for press members to
WHAT:         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 the storm, all
the lives that were disrupted, all the damage
that was done, even the landscape 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 each other,
showed me what a great country we are." --
Alicia Keys
Footage is available to be downloaded and edited
WHERE:         for broadcast, radio 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/AliciaKe
ys_h264.mov
  • Billy Joel:
http://media.video.msg.com/msg_approval/BillyJoe
l_h264.mov
Downloadable Link:
  • http://69.74.159.84/aspera/user
Login: 121212press
Password: 121212press
WHEN:         Available Now
"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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