Miranda Lambert, George Strait, Kacey Musgraves, and Willie Nelson are the four musicians who are standing by for the Texas Benefit Concert, ready to perform in the upcoming virtual show ‘We’re Texas’. The show is intended to aid in raising funds for Texans who were hit by the effects of the ugly snowstorm that occurred in February.
Artists /Celebrities headlining the show!!!
Several natives of Texas are also expected to perform in the show, they include Don Henley, Lyle Lovett, Parker McCollum, Lukas Nelson, Kelly Clarkson, and Randy Rogers. However, the show also features a lineup of Texans who though are musicians, are not in the genre of Country music. They include Gary Clark Jr, Post Malone, Khalid, Kirk Franklin, and Leon Bridges and they are expected to perform on the virtual show.
Several celebrity guests are also expected to appear in the virtual show. Some of them are Jennifer Garner, Megan Thee Stallion, Joana Gaines and Chip, Selena Gomez, Reneé Zellweger amongst others.
The man behind the show finally unveiled!!
The show was the brainchild of the famous actor, Matthew McConaughey who alongside his wife, Alves Camilia will be the show’s host. The couple also intends to air the show on the YouTube channel of McConaughey.
Matthew McConaughey while being interviewed by San Antonio current news on the relevance of the initiative, disclosed that thousands of Texans are experiencing difficulties after the snowstorm.
He opined that the snowstorm was the worst of its kind in over 70 years and has left a lot of Texans unable to access clean water as well as incapable of repair damages occasioned by the storm. This has in no small measure, ruined their homes as they are no longer habitable. He also stated that the ‘We’re Texas’ show will feature a lot of star performances from Texas natives which will aid in restoring the state.
Matthew McConaughey first mentioned the show on his YouTube channel on a video he made. He further pleaded with Texas residents to aid one another in what he described as a ‘difficult moment for all’.
He, however, promised that he would continue to intimate his followers and Texans on social media of recent developments. Matthew, proving he is a man of his words has been updating by passing across relevant information as regards the show on his Instagram page. He has disclosed that the ‘We’re Texas ‘ event is expected to kick off on March 21, 7 pm (CT).
McConaughey has also disclosed that proceeds realized from the show will be shared to different bodies or organizations that are domiciled in Texas and helping out in managing the crises. The organizations will receive the funds through Texas Relief funds and McConaughey’s foundation, ‘Just Livin’ Foundation ‘.
The snowstorm visited the state last month. It was quite unexpected as different balls of snow and stormy ice were hurled at the state. This, diminished the temperature of the state as it witnessed its highest freezing in over 50 years. It also disrupted the power supply in the state as the residents were advised to boil water, which over half of the state’s residents complied with. The catastrophic snowstorm, however, claimed over 70 lives.
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