Watch the 12-12-12 Concert for Hurricane Sandy Relief on InStyle.com!Dec 12, 2012 @ 1:16 pm
The Robin Hood Foundation’s 12-12-12 Concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief takes place tonight! Some of music’s biggest stars—including Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Paul McCartney, and Coldplay’s Chris Martin—will take the stage at Manhattan’s Madison Square Garden to raise money and awareness for hurricane victims, and you can be anywhere in the world to be a part of the action. Watch it here on InStyle.com starting at 6:30 p.m. EST tonight, when we’ll show a livestream of the whole event on this post. Plus, get up-to-the-minute updates about the night’s biggest moments, as we’ll be updating you live from inside the show. You can participate, too: Join the conversation by Tweeting #121212concert and @121212concert, and head over to robinhood.org to donate to the cause now. It’s going to be a star-studded night for a great cause—don’t miss it!
UPDATES FROM THE SHOW!
6:30 p.m.: The livestream has begun! Watch it with us above!
7:10 p.m.: Girls star Zosia Mamet is backstage getting ready to take calls as part of the fundraising telethon!
7:22 p.m.: Martha Stewart is here! She’s rocking leather leggings and an oversized camel poncho, and says she is most looking forward to seeing Eric Clapton perform.
7:33 p.m.: New Jersey’s own Bruce Springsteen hits the stage in a black vest, denim button-up, and classic fitted blue jeans.
8:01 p.m.: Models in the house! Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls brought some Angel power to the show.
8:15 p.m.: Susan Sarandon has arrived in a black zip jacket with oversized leather collar. She says she is looking forward to seeing Eddie Vedder perform!
8:31 p.m.: Funny man Jimmy Fallon and his wife Nancy have arrived! When asked whose shoes he’s wearing, Fallon responded: “My wife’s! That’s how you gotta pick ‘em.” Hilarious!
8:57 p.m.: Chelsea Clinton is here! She looks cute in a navy patterned skirt and sweater.
9:26 p.m.: Rock icon Eric Clapton takes the stage looking very dapper in a black blazer, white button-up, and round spectacles.
9:42 p.m.: Actor Billy Crystal is here! He says in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, he’s “seen nothing but acts of kindness.”
10:01 p.m.: Olivia Wilde takes to the stage with Diddy to introduce the next artist, wearing matching all-black ensembles. The look of the night for ladies seems to be asymmetrical, oversized collars!
10:08 p.m.: Girl on fire Alicia Keys takes to the piano in a vivid red halter pantsuit, with a new short ‘do to go with it! “I was born and raised in New York City!” she shouted during her set.
11:11 p.m.: Kanye West takes the stage in a black leather kilt, leggings, wrist covers, and white sneakers to perform a medley of his hits including ”Clique” and “Mercy.” Is Kim far behind?
11:21 p.m.: Katie Holmes is here! She looks gorgeous in a blue velvet dress with mesh cutouts and black pumps with gold lockets at the ankle.
11:45 p.m.: Seth Meyers and a very special SNL castmate are here! Seth told InStyle.com that his suit is the same one he wears on Weekend Update.
11:50: Billy Joel takes the stage to sing “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” among other songs!
11:55 p.m.: Blake Lively is here! She glows in an embellished red leather Isabel Marant mini with nude Christian Louboutin booties before taking the stage to introduce Coldplay frontman Chris Martin.
Plus, see how celebrities responded to Hurricane Sandy.