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Jeff Bridges and Sheryl Crow to co-host Austin City Limits benefit concert

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May 19, 2014 | 4:14pm EDT

Actor Jeff Bridges and singer Sheryl Crow are teaming up to co-host a star-studded benefit to launch this year's Austin City Limits. The Texas-based TV concert series is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion, Bridges and Crow are will host and perform at a gig on 26 June (14). The evening will also include sets from the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Gary Clark Jr., Alabama Shakes, Kris Kristofferson and Bridges' Crazy Heart collaborator, musician/record producer T-Bone Burnett. Portions of the concert will be aired as part of a primetime special in America on 3 October (14), and proceeds from the event will benefit Austin TV station KLRU-TV, the network behind the Austin City Limits TV shows, which began in 1974.

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