Randy Newman, Emmylou Harris headline house concerts to benefit Habitat for Humanity _lowres

Randy Newman will play an intimate house concert to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Two local homes will open their doors for intimate concerts by musicians Randy Newman, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell at the end of this month, marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and benefiting Habitat for Humanity.

The first concert will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 24 at 5531 St. Charles Ave. Newman, who has won six Grammys, three Emmys and two Oscars for his work including “Short People” and “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” will perform. Bayona co-owner and chef Susan Spicer, also of the television show “Top Chef,” will prepare the evening’s meal.

The second will feature Harris and Crowell at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 at 600 Iona St. in Metairie. Harris is known for her 13 Grammy awards and work with artists such as Bob Dylan and Dolly Parton. Crowell is a singer and songwriter with two Grammys who has worked with Johnny Cash and Tim McGraw. The duo won a Grammy together for the album “Old Yellow Moon.” Chef Nathaniel Zimet, of Boucherie, will prepare the night’s dinner.

Tickets are $500 for one night and $740 for two nights. They can be purchased first-come, first-served at habitat-nola.org/songsfromtheheart.