The New York Times reports that Sir Paul's "Concert for New York City" has raised $30 million to date for the victims of the World Trade Center attacks, making it the highest-grossing concert ever held at Madison Square Garden. (The previous record was set last year by Barbra Streisand who took in $7 million for two appearances.) About half the money was raised through the sale of tickets, which cost $200 to $10,000 each. The rest of the funds were raised through donations, corporate sponsorships, television rights and the sale of souvenirs.
(kindly submitted by PLUGGED correspondent Joan M. Hopkins)
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