Dixie Chicks to Headline the 2018 Mack, Jack & McConaughey Gala
Separately they are an Academy Award-winning actor, an ACM Award-winning recording artist, and an ESPN analyst and Texas coaching legend. Together Matthew McConaughey, Jack Ingram and Mack Brown are the faces of Mack, Jack & McConaughey.
Today it was announced that Grammy Award-winning band Dixie Chicks will headline the 2018 MJ&M Gala on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Austin City Limits (ACL) Live at The Moody Theater. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 2 at 10:00AM CST and available to the public HERE.
Dixie Chicks — Natalie Maines, Emily Strayer, and Martie Maguire — are an American country, multi-platinum selling act. They have received thirteen Grammy awards over the years. Selling over 30 million albums and $100 million worth of concert tickets, the trio is the biggest selling all-female band in the U.S. Both albums Wide Open Spaces (1998) and Fly (1999) achieved diamond status, hitting the landmark of 10 million copies sold. They are known for their outspoken songs such as “Goodbye, Earl,” “There’s Your Trouble,” and “Not Ready to Make Nice,” as well as emotional hits like “Cowboy Take Me Away” and “Without You,” both of which topped Billboard’s country music chart at No. 1.
“The Dixie Chicks are incredible artists and we are looking forward to their performance.” - Matthew McConaughey
“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.” - Jack Ingram
“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,” - Natalie Maines, lead vocalist of Dixie Chicks.
The sixth annual MJ&M two-day event will continue on Friday, April 13, with a golf tournament at Spanish Oaks Golf Club. Simultaneously, MJ&M will host a fashion show and luncheon at JW Marriott with featured designs by Alice + Olivia. Friday wraps up with the Jack & Friends concert with performances by Patty Griffin, Butch Walker, John Fullbright, and more.