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Rolling Stones Join '12-12-12' Sandy Benefit Concert

Rockers will perform alongside Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones.
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December 7, 2012 2:15 PM ET

The Rolling Stones have taken up their invitation to the "12-12-12" Sandy benefit concert December 12th at Madison Square Garden. The rockers announced the news on Twitter, and they'll join a packed lineup: Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, the Who, Dave Grohl, Kanye West and Coldplay's Chris Martin are also set to perform as part of fundraiser for victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

The Rolling Stones' 50th Anniversary Tour Blasts Off in London

The Rolling Stones play Brooklyn's Barclays Center tomorrow, and continue their 50th anniversary tour on December 13th with the first of two dates at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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