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Willie Nelson, Raitt to headline Texas storm benefit concert

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017 file photo, Willie Nelson performs in Nashville, Tenn. Nelson has postponed three California shows because of illness. Publicist Elaine Schock tells The Associated Press that Nelson will have to miss his three-night stint that had been scheduled for Monday Feb. 6, 2017, Tuesday, Feb. 7, and Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace in Bakersfield, Calif. Schock gave no details on Nelson's sickness, but says he plans to be back on the road again for a Feb. 16, concert at a San Antonio rodeo. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt are among the stars headlining a benefit concert next week to help Texas residents affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Organizers said the "Harvey Can't Mess With Texas" concert will be held in Austin on Sept. 22. It will be broadcast live on 11 television stations in the state and on YouTube.

Also scheduled to perform are Lyle Lovett and Leon Bridges. Actors Renee Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey are scheduled to make special appearances at the four-hour show at the Frank Erwin Center.

Tickets go on sale Wednesday afternoon. Prices range from $30 to $199; proceeds will benefit the Rebuild Texas Fund .

Donations will also be collected from phone banks at the television stations.

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