|Three Big Concerts With A-List Stars & Musicians To Support 9/11 Disaster Relief|
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|Written by AVRev.com|
|Thursday, 18 October 2001|
Some of the biggest stars in music will be performing this weekend to benefit terror victims and to boost the morale of the United States. Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Tim McGraw, 'N Sync and the Backstreet Boys plan to perform at three benefit concerts to raise money for the victims of the September Eleventh terrorist attacks. The weekend concerts begin Saturday October 20th with the "Concert for New York City'' at Madison Square Garden. Along with the Backstreet Boys and Destiny's Child, that event features Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, U2's Bono, Marc Anthony just to name a few. VH1, AOL, Miramax, and Cablevision are proud to host the live broadcast of the four-hour event, beginning at 7 pm ET/PT and are joined by AOL in presenting a live Webcast of the historical show. AOL members can go to keyword: Concert for New York City.
'N Sync will be performing at the "United We Stand'' concert Sunday October 21st in Washington D.C.. The concert, scheduled to be approximately eight hours long will also include performances by Michael Jackson, the Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Destiny's Child, Sean "P. Diddy'' Combs and others. Also on Sunday, Tim McGraw, Sara Evans, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks and Dunn and other country stars take part in a concert in Nashville to be aired live on the C-M-T cable network and on radio stations across the nation. This five-hour show will be aired live on V-H-1 without commercials, and on select radio stations. Columbia Records plans to release a double CD recording from the concert, with most proceeds going to charity.
Sources - AP Newswire & CBSNewYork.com