Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas: A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief took place on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 and was broadcast on 11 TEGNA stations and streamed internationally on YouTube.com/Texas Strong. The largest live concert benefit in Texas featured 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 included 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 served as Music Director, with Asleep at the Wheel sitting in as the house band.
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