November 1, 2012


Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Christina Aguilera & More to Play Televised Hurricane Sandy Benefit

Mike Pont
Mike Pont

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy's destruction, some of the biggest names in music are joining forces to raise money for the storm's victims. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Bon Jovi, Christina Aguilera, Sting and Billy Joel will perform in the "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" benefit, which will also include appearances by NBC's Matt Lauer, Brian Williams and Jimmy Fallon.

For everyone except the English-born Sting, the benefit offers the musicians a chance to help out their hometowns. Springsteen and Bon Jovi are famously from New Jersey, Aguilera is from Staten Island and Billy Joel was born in the Bronx; all of those areas were affected by the storm, especially New Jersey, where the damage has been devastating.

The benefit will air Friday at 8 PM ET on NBC,, USA Network, SyFy, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo, E!, Style Network, G4 and more.

All money raised will be donated to the American Red Cross. How can you help more directly? You can visit their website at or text “REDCROSS” to 90999 to make a $10 donation.