Harvey Can’t Mess with Texas

A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Friday, September 22nd at 7:00pm
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Event Description:

Harvey Can’t Mess with Texas: a benefit concert for Hurricane Harvey will take place on Friday, Sept. 22 at the Frank Erwin Center from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are sold out but your can still make donations at www.RebuildTX.org.

The largest live concert benefit in Texas will feature exclusive performances and rare collaborations from Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, Leon Bridges, Lyle Lovett, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, Ryan Bingham, Ha*Ash and multiple special guests. The evening will include special appearances by Matthew McConaughey, Dan Rather, Renée Zellweger, Luke Wilson, Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Houston Chief of Police Art Acevedo and many more. Charlie Sexton will serve as Music Director, with Asleep at the Wheel sitting in as the house band.  

Proceeds will benefit Rebuild Texas Fund which was created by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in collaboration with the OneStar Foundation. The four focus areas of the fund include: health and housing; schools and child care; workforce and transportation; and capital for small businesses. The Dells are working to raise a total of $100 million for the long-term relief, recovery, and rebuilding efforts for all affected communities in Texas.