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Dixie Chicks perform in honor of Rick Rubin at David Lynch benefit

Dixie Chicks perform in honor of Rick Rubin at David Lynch benefit

The Dixie Chicks made a rare U.S. concert appearance Thursday night as the headlining act at a benefit for the David Lynch Foundation.

Held in a ballroom at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the evening doubled as a salute to the record producer Rick Rubin, who oversaw the Dixie Chicks’ Grammy-winning 2006 album “Taking the Long Way” and Thursday received the Lifetime of Harmony Award from the foundation that promotes Transcendental Meditation.

When offers to perform arrive, “usually the answer is no,” said the Dixie Chicks frontwoman, Natalie Maines, during the group’s 30-minute set. But this time they accepted after learning that Rubin –...

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