Hurricane Sandy 12-12-12 Benefit Concert: Rockers React on Twitter
The 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit is over and music lovers are finding themselves thoroughly rocked a day later. The show raised quite a few funds for those in need in the aftermath of the natural disaster while keeping audiences entertained with some great performances and surprising collaborations. As expected, there’s been an outpouring of response on Twitter.
Some of the comments come from the rockers that were directly involved in the show, like Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and the Rolling Stones, with each commenting on the show and directing fans where to donate. Meanwhile, others that weren’t part of the event, like Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler, Kiss‘ Gene Simmons, Slash and Flea weighed in with commentary and urging their fans to donate as well.
A sampling of the various tweets based on the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit are as follows:
— Bruce Springsteen (@springsteen) December 13, 2012
— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) December 13, 2012
— Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) December 13, 2012
— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) December 13, 2012
@paulmccartney my favorite thing Paul has done in 35 years!!!
— Flea (@flea333) December 13, 2012
— Steven Tyler (@IamStevenT) December 13, 2012
Just watched the 12.12.12 fundraiser on TV. Great gig. & equally great cause. iiii]; )’
— Slash (@Slash) December 13, 2012
DONATE TO THE HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF FUNDSTAND UP AND BE COUNTED!You Can Help Make A Difference…Donate to… fb.me/1S1wcKxlt
— KISS(@KISSOnline) December 13, 2012
— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) December 13, 2012
LEAVE IT TO GROHL TO REPRESENT. AWESOME twitter.com/DAVIDMDRAIMAN/…
— DAVID DRAIMAN (@DAVIDMDRAIMAN) December 13, 2012
Monies raised from the Wednesday night performance at New York’s Madison Square Garden are going to the Robin Hood Relief Fund, aiding East Coast families in need with their recovery from Hurricane Sandy’s destruction. For more information or to donate, please visit this site.