Harvey Can't Mess with Texas: A Benefit For Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief, taking place next Friday, Sept. 22, at UT's Frank Erwin Center, extends a "Bridge Over Troubled Water" with marquee acts raising money for victims of the most recent natural disaster.
Proceeds will benefit Rebuild Texas Fund which was created by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in collaboration with the OneStar Foundation.
On the heels of Tuesday's "Hand in Hand: Texas" concert and telethon to help those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, plans for a new relief concert to be headlined by Willie Nelson and other greats were announced Wednesday morning.
Their performances will be broadcast live at 7PM on 11 TV stations around the state, and each station will have phone banks set up to take donations.
TEGNA stations airing the broadcast concert include: WFAA, Dallas; KHOU, Houston; KVUE, Austin; KENS, San Antonio; KBMT, Beaumont; KCEN, Waco-Temple-Bryan; KAGS, College Station; KIII, Corpus Christi; KYTX, Tyler; KIDY, San Angelo; and KXVA, Abilene. "For us, this is personal", his wife Susan Dell added. "This fund was created to help rebuild all of the communities - big and small - that have been devastated by Hurricane Harvey".