Wade Bowen is all set to host his 15th annual "Wade Bowen Classic" and Music Festival today. This year a portion of proceeds raised will go directly to the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas -- and now you can stream the entire concert on your computer.
Wade Bowen is all set to host his 15th annual "Wade Bowen Classic" celebrity golf tournament, and all proceeds raised this year will go directly to the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. Upon hearing of the tragedy in West, Bowen, who hails from nearby Waco, knew he had to what he could to help.
The Texas / Red Dirt scene is shifting into a-whole-nother gear for this. The Texas Thunder music Festival, running May 17th - 19th in Gardendale, TX has pledged to donate "100% of net proceeds from the Texas Thunder music festival benefit the schools and first-responders of West, Texas.” Now, check out this three day star-studded lineup.
Rita Ballou joins Radio Texas, LIVE! each week to keep us up to date on all the 'Dirt' in the Texas and Red Dirt Music scene. This week: Rita's Lone Star Music Award Show recap, Charla Corn is giving away a makeover, PLUS Texas and Red Dirt Festival season aims to help the victims in the West, TX fertilizer plant explosion.
Country Music legend, Willie Nelson, who still maintains a home in Abbott located just outside the small town of West, is set to host a benefit concert for the victims of Wednesday's fertilizer plant explosion.