LATEST: Country star Willie Nelson is elated after raising $75,000
(GBP39,473) for victims of the 26 December (04) tsunami tragedy during his
charity show in Texas.
Nelson and his fellow performers' show at the Austin Music Hall on Sunday
(09JAN05) sold out in less than seven hours, generating $75,000 for the Red
CROSS, Unicef and CARE.
The veteran musician says, "There really are a lot of people who would
like to do something. We're glad to offer those people opportunities to help
out in different ways."
Performers at the concert included Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison, the Joe
ELY BAND, Patty Griffin, ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO, RAY PRICE and Spoon.