From the Big Apple to the Big Easy
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From the Big Apple to the Big Easy were New York City's benefit concerts for the Gulf Coast. They were a collaborative effort between Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall these areas are approximately 1 mile from each other. The purpose was to raise funds for the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. The simultaneous concerts took place on September 20, 2005. Proceeds have reached approximately $9 million, which was directed to the Bush Clinton Katrina Fund, Habitat for Humanity, MusiCares, and the Children's Health Fund.
- Pareles, Jon (September 22, 2005). "Rolling Rhythms to Beat the Bayou Blues". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
- Star-Studded Katrina Benefit Heading To DVD | Billboard
- Big Apple to the Big Easy Rocks Katrina - Glide Magazine (subscription required)
- From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: The Concert for New Orleans, A review of the DVD release of the concert
- Public Affairs
- Rolling Stones
- Star Pulse
- Entertainment Weekly
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