Select Clearview Cinemas, Bow Tie Cinemas, Frank Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, National Amusements and Rave Cinemas in Affected Areas to Showcase this Fundraising Concert at Madison Square Garden to Benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund to Aid Victims of Hurricane Sandy
FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Dec. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to share the extraordinary "12-12-12" concert for Sandy Relief with many of those most impacted by this storm, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq:MSG) and The Weinstein Company today announced that this unprecedented event will be simulcast live in select movie theaters in hurricane-affected areas throughout the tri-state region. This presentation will be FREE of charge to all attendees and complimentary refreshments will be provided.
Select theatres from Clearview Cinemas, Bow Tie Cinemas, Frank Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, National Amusements and Rave Cinemas to participate. Free tickets are available now at the participating theater box offices, and will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Event producers James Dolan, John Sykes and Harvey Weinstein issued the following joint statement: "The live simulcast of this historic benefit concert in movie theatres will provide a welcome opportunity for those people still recovering from the devastation to have an enjoyable and much-needed night out. Seeing this incredible all-star lineup on the big screen and hearing it in surround sound will certainly make for a memorable evening."
This special one-night-only live music event will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund and help provide assistance to people throughout the tri-state area who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy. "12-12-12" The Concert For Sandy Relief, will take place on December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced.
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 concert is being presented by Chase.
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 serve the victims of Hurricane Sandy through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which is providing money, material and know-how to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm.
|WHAT:||12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief to Benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund –|
|simulcast live in select movie theatres throughout the tri-state area.|
|TICKETS:||FREE tickets are available now at the theatre box offices on a first-come, first--|
|serve basis. For more information, visit www.121212concert.org.|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 7:30 pm|
|Doors open at 6:45 pm|
|Presentation to run until approximately 11:30 p.m.|
|WHERE:||See listing below:|
New York Locations
Clearview's Grand Avenue Cinemas,1849 Grand Avenue, Baldwin, NY
Clearview's Franklin Square Cinemas, 989 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, NY
Clearview's Babylon Cinemas, 34 Main Street, Babylon, NY
Clearview's Bedford Playhouse, 633 Old Post Road, Bedford, NY
Clearview's Central Plaza Cinemas, 2630 Central Park Ave.,Yonkers, NY
Clearview's New City, 202 S. Main St., New City, NY
Clearview's Port Washington Cinemas, 114 Main St., Port Washington, NY
Clearview's Squire Cinemas, 115 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck, NY
Clearview's Chelsea Cinemas, 260 West 23rd Street, New York, NY
National Amusements' Linden Boulevard Multiplex, 2784 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn, NY
National Amusements' Island 16 Cinema de Lux, Exit 62 & Route 97, Holtsville, NY
National Amusements' Farmingdale Multiplex, 1001 Highway 110, Farmingdale, NY
New Jersey Locations
Clearview's Middlebrook Galleria Cin.10, 1502 Rte 35 South, Ocean, NJ
Clearview's Closter Cinema, 130 Closter Plaza, Closter, NJ
Clearview's Kinnelon, 25 Kinnelon Rd., Kinnelon, NJ
Clearview's Parsippany Cinema 12, 3165 Rte 46, Parsippany, NJ
Clearview's South Orange 5, 1 Trenchard Place, South Orange, NJ
Clearview's Succasunna Cinema 10, 21 Sunset Strip, Succasunna, NJ
Clearview's Warner Quad-Ridgewood, 190 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood, NJ
Clearview's Wayne Preakness Cinemas, 1220 Hamburg Tpk, Wayne, NJ
Frank Theatres Towne Stadium 16, 6733 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Twp, NJ
Frank Theatres South Cove Stadium 12, 191 Lefante Way, Bayonne, NJ
Marquee Cinemas, Orchard 10, 1311 Route 37 West, Toms River, NJ
National Amusements' Edgewater Multiplex, 339 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ
Rave Cinemas Hazlet Multiplex, 2821 State Route 35, Hazlet, NJ
Bow Tie Cinemas Regent 8, 64 North Main Street, South Norwalk, CT
A subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation since 1998, Clearview Cinemas was formed in 1994 and currently operates 47 movie theatres with 243 screens in the New York metropolitan area, including the famous Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City. Clearview Cinemas operates theatres in New Jersey, Manhattan, Westchester, Rockland County, Long Island and Pennsylvania. More information can be found at www.clearviewcinemas.com.
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The Madison Square Garden Company logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=15647
CONTACT: Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Angel Aristone /AngelAristone@clearchannel.com 212.377.7802 The Madison Square Garden Company Mikyl Cordovaemail@example.com 212-631-4337 The Weinstein Company Dani Weinsteinfirstname.lastname@example.org 212-845-8639 Clearview Cinemas Beth Simpson Crimmins /email@example.com 908-918-2020 Robin Hood Foundation Patty Smithfirstname.lastname@example.org 212-844-3562
Source:The Madison Square Garden Company