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Willie Nelson performs at LOCKN' Festival.

Paul Simon and Willie Nelson will headline A Night for Austin, a two-hour online benefit concert on June 10. Proceeds will benefit local nonprofits, including the Central Texas Food Bank, the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians and the Red River Cultural District.


"The broadcast will showcase at-home performances from Paul Simon and some of his closest friends, and highlight many of the iconic venues that have contributed to Austin's status as a renowned cultural hub," according to the event's website.

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Performers include Austin-based musicians, such as the Black Pumas and Gary Clark Jr., as well as Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor and Norah Jones.

Austin native Ethan Hawke, University of Texas at Austin alumnus Owen Wilson, and Texans Renee Zellweger and Woody Harrelson will also participate.

Attendees are encouraged to donate to the Austin Community Foundation, which will distribute 100% of the proceeds.

Universal Music Publishing and BMI Austin, a performing rights organization, will match donations up to $25,000 and $10,000 respectively.

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