Clear Channel Entertainment is producing an all-star eight-hour benefit music festival, "United We Stand," Oct. 21 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. to raise money in support of the recovery efforts from the World trade Center terrorist attacks. Confirmed artists are: Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger, Aerosmith, 'N SYNC, Backstreet Boys, James Brown, Aaron Carter, Al Green, Ricky Martin and Kiss with additional artists to be announced.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 12. All money raised from "United We Stand" will benefit the American Red Cross Relief Fund, the Pentagon Relief Fund and The Salvation Army Relief Fund.
"Music is a common language that brings people together in times of triumph and sadness," said Clear Channel Entertainment Chairman/CEO Brian Becker, the producers of the show. "We support the President's call for unity and are extremely proud to contribute in any way we can to help these stellar artists raise money to assist in recovery efforts and to show their support for the military who are risking their lives for our safety."
Clear Channel Entertainment President – Music, Mid-Atlantic Region Larry Magid, will executive produce the event.