FAITH HILL, AARON NEVILLE AMONG PERFORMERS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR AT NBC UNIVERSAL BENEFIT SPECIAL � �A CONCERT FOR HURRICANE RELIEF�
Mike Myers, Hilary Swank, Lindsay Lohan, Claire Danes, John Goodman, Eriq LaSalle and Eli Manning to make appearances along with Leonardo DiCaprio
BURBANK, Calif. -- September 1, 2005 -� Faith Hill and Aaron Neville join previously announced Tim McGraw, Harry Connick, Jr. and Wynton Marsalis in performing during the live broadcast of the NBC Universal benefit special �A Concert For Hurricane Relief,� live at 8:00pm (ET) on September 2nd. Additionally, there are scheduled appearances by Mike Myers, Hilary Swank, Lindsay Lohan, Claire Danes, John Goodman, Eriq LaSalle, Eli Manning and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Capital One is exclusively underwriting the commercial-free, hour-long special.
Additionally, the special will be broadcast on PAX and simulcast on MSNBC.com, NBC.com XM and Sirius Satellite radio.
All viewers will be encouraged to donate to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund in support of hurricane relief through its website and donation hotline (www.redcross.org or 1-800-HELP NOW). The humanitarian needs from this catastrophic hurricane are immense and will continue to emerge over the next weeks, months and even years. The American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling, and other assistance to those in need for this disaster and other disasters across the country each year.
More details will be released shortly.