WILLIE NELSON HEADS BENEFIT CONCERT

In other benefit news, country legend Willie Nelson is headlining a concert this Sunday in Austin, Texas, according to the "Houston Chronicle," to help the relief effort for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated dozens of countries. Other performers on the bill for the "Tsunami Relief Austin to South Asia" concert include Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis, the Geezinslaws, Patty Griffin, Spoon, Joe Ely and Alejandro Escovedo. In the spirit of the event, all the acts are donating their talents. Ticket proceeds will go to the Red Cross, UNICEF and Doctors Without Borders.

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