FloodAidTX Concert In Austin To Benefit Central Texas Victims
June 26, 2015 at 5:39 AM (PT)
In response to the recent devastation from CENTRAL TEXAS flooding, AUSTIN community leaders rallied to organize a day-long benefit concert, FLOODAIDTX, to support flood relief. The concert will take place on SUNDAY, JUNE 28th, at the PALMER EVENTS CENTER, with all proceeds benefitting the UNITED WAY OF HAYS COUNTY FLOOD RELIEF FUND and the AUSTIN DISASTER RELIEF NETWORK.
Media partners include local stations GENUINE AUSTIN RADIO Country KOKE-F/AUSTIN, iHEARTMEDIA Country KASE-F (KASE101)/AUSTIN and iHEARTMEDIA Country KVET-F (98.1 K-VET)/AUSTIN.
FLOODAIXTX is scheduled for noon to 10p (CT) featuring two indoor stages and two outdoor stages, hosted by JACK INGRAM and RAY BENSON and will include a lineup of more than 50 artists, with an all-star jam session featuring ROBERT EARL KEENE, among others.
“In TEXAS, we help our neighbors when they are in need,’’ said LCRA GM PHIL WILSON. “LCRA has an 80-year history of serving TEXANS, and we want to do our part to help our friends and neighbors who are still recovering from the recent flooding.’’
“We’re a family here in CENTRAL TEXAS, and when something like this happens it is incumbent on all of us to step up and help,” said AUSTIN Mayor STEVE ADLER. “This SUNDAY gives TEXANS the opportunity to help other TEXANS, while enjoying some great entertainment in the process.”
For more information, to buy a ticket or to donate, visit www.FloodAidTX.org, @FloodAidTX, or Facebook.com/FloodAidTX. Individuals can text the word FLOODTX to 41444 to make a donation. On JUNE 28th, attendees will be instructed to text FLOODTX, their amount and their name to 41444.