Dave Matthews Band to donate $1 million towards Hurricane Sandy relief

By Gina DiFalco,

Dave Matthews Band will donate $1 million to Hurricane Sandy relief.

On Wednesday, the longtime band announced that their Nov. 30 show will be held as a benefit concert for victims of the super storm that devastated that northeast.

According to Fox News, the show is the opener of their new tour, and it will be at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J.

The proceeds of the ticket sales will go to the Bama Works Sandy Relief Fund, started by the Community Foundation of New Jersey.

Billboard reports that other celebrities to donate to the cause are Lady Gaga, who also donated $1 million, saying “Thank you for helping me build my spirit. I will now help you rebuild yours.”

Justin Bieber announced he will give back $1 for every ticket sold at his four New York City concerts.

Additionally, the Nov. 2 benefit concert Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together which was aired on NBC and featured acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Sting and Billy Joel, raised $23 million for relief efforts.

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