Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West and others play Hurricane Sandy benefit

An all-star crew of artists hits Madison Square Garden on Dec 12.

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney Photograph: MJ Kim

The initial lineup for the 12.12.12 benefit concert was announced today. Aside from the heavy hitters mentioned above, the show also boasts appearances by the Who, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Jon Bon Jovi and Roger Waters. Proceeds from the event will go to the Robin Hood Relief Fund. Ticket-sale info hasn’t been announced yet—keep an eye on, as details will surface there in the coming days. And we’ll be continually updating our Hurricane Sandy benefits page as other shows are announced.

UPDATE: Tickets go on sale Monday, December 3 at noon EST, via Ticketmaster outlets (phone and Web), and