Coen Brothers Go Twang — Film and Concert to Highlight Country

Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss and Gillian Welch will team up as a trio to perform “Didn’t Leave Nobody but the Baby” on the soundtrack for a new movie by Ethan and Joel Coen. Harris, Krauss and Welch also will be part of a special concert May 24 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The Coens will be on hand for the concert, which features music from their film, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, scheduled for release in October. They’ll join musical producer T Bone Burnett as hosts for the evening. Also performing will be Ralph Stanley, John Hartford, The Cox Family, Pat Enright and Alan O’Bryant of the Nashville Bluegrass Band, gospel greats the Fairfield Four, blues artist Chris Thomas King, Colin Linden, actor Tim Blake Nelson, the Peasall Sisters, Dan Tyminski of Union Station, Gillian Welch and the Whites. D. A. Pennebaker, whose work includes the famous Bob Dylan documentary film Don’t Look Back, will be on hand with partner Chris Hegedus to document the concert for a possible film. Tickets are $25, $20 and $15 with a limited number of Gold Circle seats available for $100. The concert benefits the new Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.