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George Strait’s ‘Hand in Hand’ Benefit Set For Sept. 12th In San Antonio

George Strait’s ‘Hand in Hand’ Benefit Set For Sept. 12th In San Antonio

George Strait will headline a hurricane relief concert on September 12th at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio. The lineup will include Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen.

Tickets go on sale TODAY, Wednesday at 10:00 AM HERE and will range from $200 to $1,000, according to the Majestic Theatre’s website.

Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief has been set to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The one-hour special will feature celebrity participants and performances including songs from Country Music icon and Texas native George Strait, live from his benefit concert at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio, TX. Joining him includes 6-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert, reigning CMA Male Vocalist of the Year Chris Stapleton, 4x GRAMMY award winner Lyle Lovett and Texas Heritage Songwriter Hall of Fame member Robert Earl Keen.

Select performances from Majestic Theatre will air on ABC, CBS, CMT, Fox and NBC on Tuesday, September 12 at 8:00 p.m. EST on the East Coast and replay on the West Coast at 8:00 p.m. PST. The telethon broadcast as well as Strait’s Hand in Hand Texas show will also be available internationally via live stream on Facebook.

Strait, a Country Music Hall of Fame member, pledged to lead the country music world with this concert serving as the start of his ongoing relief efforts, with all proceeds from the show benefitting Rebuild Texas Fund thanks to event sponsor Cavender Auto Family and with assistance from the Majestic Theatre, Ticketmaster, VER, Bill Young Productions, AEG, MGM, and the City of San Antonio.

“Hand in Hand” will bring the country together to raise funds, spirits and help rebuild Texas in the wake of this unprecedented devastation. Proceeds from the telethon will benefit United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas and The Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief (administered by the Greater Houston Community Fund) through the Hand in Hand Hurricane Relief Fund managed by Comic Relief Inc.

The broadcast will feature appearances, performances and taped tributes by some of the nation’s biggest stars including George ClooneyJamie FoxxTori KellyKarlie Kloss, Beyoncé, Matt LauerRob LoweMatthew McConaugheyDennis QuaidJulia RobertsKelly RowlandAdam SandlerRyan SeacrestMichael StrahanBlake Shelton, Strait, Barbra StreisandOprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon with more to be announced. Strait, a Country Music Hall of Fame member who is leading the country music world in these efforts, will perform directly from his benefit concert at San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre.

Phone lines, text messaging, and digital donations will be open at the beginning of the show and will conclude one-hour after the show ends. For more information, updates and a link to donate, please visit www.HandInHand2017.com.


Rita Ballou

September 6th, 2017

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