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Richard Marx, Survivor join tornado concert bill

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 7:00 a.m. CST

BLOOMINGTON (AP) — Five additional acts are joining the lineup for benefit concert that will raise money for victims of the Illinois tornadoes.

WJBC Radio reports (http://bit.ly/18lla3e ) Richard Marx, Survivor and Larry the Cable Guy are among the new performers joining headliners Styx and REO Speedwagon.

The concert at Bloomington's U.S. Cellular Coliseum is called "Rock to the Rescue Extends a Hand to Those in Need." It'll be held Dec. 4.

Styx guitarist James Young and REO Speedwagon guitarist and singer Kevin Cronin are both Illinois natives.

Tickets are on sale and cost between $28 and $58.

The National Weather Service says two dozen tornadoes hit the state on Nov. 17, killing six people. More than 2,400 homes were damaged or destroyed.

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Information from: WJBC-AM, http://www.wjbc.com

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