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(Posted: Jan. 12, 2005. Got a tip to share? Email us.)

roger @ tsunami aidRoger Waters to perform for tsunami relief
Pink Floyd co-founder confirmed for NBC broadcast

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters will perform Jan. 15 as part of an all-star concert to benefit victims of the South Asian tsunami. Waters will perform "Wish You Were Here" with Eric Clapton and backing vocalists Katie Kissoon, Carol Kenyon and PP Arnold.

The special broadcast, "Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope," will air at 8 p.m. PT on NBC; its sister networks, including SCI FI Channel; Pax; and Telemundo.

Other artists scheduled to perform include Madonna, Sheryl Crow, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Maroon 5, Norah Jones, Sarah McLachlan, Mary J. Blige, Lenny Kravitz, John Mayer, Kenny Chesney, India.Arie, Tom Jones, Brian Wilson and Gloria Estefan.

Celebrities scheduled to appear include Halle Berry, Kevin Spacey, Usher, George Clooney, Uma Thurman, Matt Damon, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, Bruce Willis, Danny DeVito and Rhea Pearlman, Tim Robbins, Eric McCormack and Sean Hayes.

Funds raised from the telethon portion of the event will go to the American Red Cross International Response Fund to benefit victims of the tsunami. Viewers will be able to donate through the Red Cross Web site or a donation hotline.

(Posted: Jan. 12, 2005; Jan. 15, 2005)


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