Willie Nelson and Paul Simon are joining forces to host a star-studded livestream concert supporting the city of Austin.
Fittingly dubbed “A Night for Austin,” the evening of music is set to take place on June 10 at 8PM CT.
The event is presented in partnership with Nelson’s own Luck Reunion and the Austin Community Foundation. And as per the events official announcement, any and all proceeds will be donated to benefit local “businesses and individuals in need of necessary aid.”
In addition to Nelson and Simon, viewers should look forward to spectacular performances from Bonnie Raitt, Edie Brickell, Britt Daniel of Spoon, and Norah Jones, as well as Gary Clark Jr., Boz Scaggs, James Taylor, Lyle Lovett, Terry Allen, and more. With special appearances by actors Woody Harrelson, Renée Zellweger, Owen Wilson, and Ethan Hawke.
Luck Reunion announced the benefit concert on Instagram, writing they “stand firmly against all forms of racism and hate,” acknowledging the “current upheaval in our country.” Pledging to donate 100% of the proceeds to Austin-area organizations like the Central Texas Food Bank and MusiCares.
To watch the livestream visit, ANightForAustin.com on the evening go June 10. Throughout the evening, viewers will be encouraged to donate via a provided link; or can also contribute through the stream’s donation page.