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From Bruce Springsteen to the Rolling Stones to Paul McCartney, a veritable who's-who of rock 'n' roll history is on the lineup for tonight's epic 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, benefiting victims of the superstorm devastation along the Eastern Seaboard.
Ticket sales alone reportedly brought in more than $30 million, with all proceeds to be distributed through the Robin Hood Foundation—and surely there are millions more to come from people watching at home either on one of 37 TV networks or via the many websites livestreaming the event.
Sure, the reason for gathering couldn't be more serious or important for the rebuilding of the storm-damaged states and the morale of their people, but tonight also promises to be one heck of an inspirational, feel-good affair featuring some world-class music. Here are the highlights of what's going down in NYC: