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Clay Walker Plans Benefit for Houston Flood Victims

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Just last month, the city of Houston, Texas and surrounding areas were ravaged by major flooding. At least a dozen people lost their lives, hundreds were stranded in their cars, over a thousand houses were flooded and whole towns were even evacuated.

Some 1,200 water rescues were performed in a 48-hour period in the Houston area. According to city officials, the flooding was the worst since Tropical Storm Allison in 2001 and 50,000 people were affected by the flood in some capacity.

In response to the severe flooding, country star Clay Walker is working with Pastor Joel Osteen and the city of Houston to put on a benefit for the victims and Houston residents. Houston Recovers with Clay Walker & Friends will take place at Lakewood Church on May 20. A number of Houston acts are set to perform.

Walker has reached out to a number of artists, including Tim McGraw, Kid Rock, Darius Rucker, Brian McKnight and Regina Bell, to perform or participate in a video for the benefit, but none of them have confirmed yet.

The concert starts at 8 PM and will be broadcasted live on ABC13.

Donations will be collected at the door, but you can help out in other ways. Visit Houston Recovers to find out more.

Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Tim McGraw, Kid Rock, Darius Rucker, Brian McKnight and Regina Bell were set to perform. 

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