George Strait Set To Perform Live At Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon
George Strait will join the star-studded hurricane relief telethon aiding victims in Texas spanning all four major networks (NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox) as well as CMT.
“Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief,” will be based in Los Angeles with stages in New York and Nashville. Today it was announced that it will feature a performance from Strait, who in addition to the telethon will be holding a benefit concert at the Majestic Theatre on Tuesday, September 12th.
Celebrities scheduled to appear for “Hand in Hand” include George Clooney, Jamie Foxx, Matt Lauer, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Strahan, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon. Musical artists will include Beyoncé, Barbra Streisand, Tori Kelly, Karlie Kloss, Blake Shelton as well as Strait.
Proceeds 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.