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Springsteen & Others Part Of “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together” Telethon Concert Tomorrow On NBC Universal

NOV 1, 2012 – It has been announced that a bunch of musicians, from Springsteen to Jon Bon Jovi and many others, will be playing music and being a part of the "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" telethon concert tomorrow night on NBC Universal to raise funds for victims of the Hurricane/Storm Sandy. There are many people still with no food, no water, no electricity, and stranded. Many have had their whole lives disrupted and destroyed, so let's all join in and help our fellow Americans.

The concert will air tomorrow night at 8 PM EST on the NBC Universal network, including NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, Style, SyFy and USA; and they say more networks may join the broadcast. For more information check out the NBC Universal Press release here. It will also stream LIVE on the Internet on NBC.com. Watch the Today Show announcement of the benefit telethon concert below.

 

Jon Bon Jovi rocks for President Obama, rides Air Force One.

JUNE 5, 2012 – Jon Bon Jovi attended a fundraiser for President Obama, riding on Air Force One with the President, and then  playing a short acoustic set for the energetic crowd.  Jon Bon Jovi has been a strong supporter of Obama since 2007, raising money for him for his last campaign and even hosting a dinner at his house, and he played at President Obama's inauguration in 2008. A small segment of the performance has been posted by victoriabernal on YouTube, but the clip cuts off for she was concerned about copyright infringement. Check out the video below, and here are some pics on News.Dailylife here. We will post more video of this as it comes out, so check back.

Jon Bon Jovi and Spark Action want to get youth involved in their community

APR 20, 2012 – Jon Bon Jovi who is part of President Obama's White House Council for Community Solutions has teamed up with Spark Action, a website that will be a digital platform for young people to come and "submit their ideas and spark measurable action in their community".  Jon Bon Jovi tells us in a PSA (watch below) that as a result of the tough economic times, there are over 6 million young people not in school or unemployed, and tells of how he met with smart, young people bristling with ideas; and they said they needed a place to go to help change things. So, the Spark Action web platform was created. Bon Jovi urges young people to come to the website and submit their ideas for solutions to these tough economic times, and they can be discussed and voted on by all who take part. 

Fore more information on this check out the White House Council for Community Solutions website, and also check out the Spark Action website by going here.

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