Willie Nelson joins Lyle Lovett, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt and more for a concert this evening to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and if you can’t make it, you can stream it live.
Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas: A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief will kick off 9 PM CST tonight(Sept. 22) at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The event was sold out, but new tickets have just been released. If you can’t attend in person, however, you can still see the performance streamed live on Youtube.
The show will also be broadcast on most television markets across the state of Texas without commercial interruption. In addition to YouTube, you can listen on 93.3. KGSR and KVET-FM in Austin, and KUHF News 88.7 in Houston.
Touted as the “largest live concert benefit in Texas, the event boasts performances from some of the biggest names in music along with newer acts like Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and Leon Bridges. Asleep at the Wheel will be the house band for the evening.
Native Texan celebrities Matthew McConaughey, Renee Zellweger, Luke Wilson and Andy Roddick will make appearances alongside Texas civil leaders such as the Houston Chief of Police Art Acevedo and Austin Mayor Steve Adler.
Proceeds from the concert will go toward the Rebuild Texas Fund which was created by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and Google has pledged to match the first $500,000 worth of donations.
There are multiple ways you can donate to the relief effort:
TEXT: Text RebuildTX to 91999.
ONLINE: Visit www.RebuildTX.org.
TELEPHONE: Call 1-833-2-HELPTX.
BY MAIL: Please make checks payable to the OneStar Foundation and mail to the following address, with “Rebuild Texas Fund” on the check: OneStar Foundation, 9011 Mountain Ridge Drive, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78759
OTHER: Questions related to donating via wire transfer, donations of stock, or any other donation methods can be made to the OneStar Foundation at RebuildTX@onestarfoundation.org.