Texas, get ready! Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M) have just announced that Dixie Chicks will be headlining the annual charity gala Thursday, April 12, at Austin City Limits Live. The event will be held at the Moody Theatre and will run for two days, April 12 and 13. The sixth annual gala will benefit several local Texas-based organizations dedicated to children's education, health, and wellness, including the Dell Children's Medical Center, HeartGift, just keep livin Foundation, and The Rise School of Austin. CureDuchenne is also a beneficiary of this year's event.
Founder and Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey said, “The Dixie Chicks are incredible artists and we are looking forward to their performance." Since the gala's launch in 2013, MJ&M have raised over $7.5 million dollars for children in need.
“The Dixie Chicks are so generous to support MJ&M with their incredible talent," said Mack Brown, legendary Texas coach.
“It’s always fun to play in Texas and supporting this incredible charity event which empowers kids and saves lives, is an opportunity we are inspired to be a part of," said Natalie Maines, lead vocalist of Dixie Chicks.
“Every year the music at MJ&M just gets better and better and this year is certainly no exception. We are honored to have the Dixie Chicks headline the gala concert," added ACM award-winning recording artist Jack Ingram.
The two-day event will continue on Friday, April 13, with a golf tournament at Spanish Oaks Golf Club. In addition, MJ&M will host a fashion show and luncheon at JW Marriott with featured designs by Alice + Olivia. The gala will conclude with the Jack & Friends concert with performances by Patty Griffin, Butch Walker, John Fullbright, and more!
Artist: Dixie Chicks. Photo: Getty Images for PMK
Although this is the only performance lined up for the Grammy-winning trio so far in 2018, we can't wait for more! Tickets for the sixth annual charity gala will go on sale this Friday, March 2 at 10AM CST and will range from $99-$269. Tickets will be available for purchase to the public here.