Texas Bands Together

Concerts over the next few weeks benefit victims of Central TX floods

Texas Bands Together

“If there’s one thing people in Austin like to do, it's watch and celebrate live music. It only makes sense to use what we are good at to help,” said Kelsey Wilson, lead singer and violinist of Austin band, Wild Child.

Texas bands like Wild Child will be coming together for several benefit concerts over the next couple of weeks, in which ticket proceeds will go to victims of the floods in Central Texas.

Wilson, who is from Wimberley, said her whole neighborhood was destroyed in the Blanco River flood over Memorial Day weekend.

“This is a great way for those of us who aren’t contractors or carpenters to reach out and give back,” Wilson said.

She’s right, it’s not too late to help Central Texas get dried off and back on its feet, and you can do your part by doing what you do best: drinking beer and enjoying live music. So come on out, donate, and have a good time!

FOOTBALLERS FOR FLOOD RELIEF

What: Bar crawl

When: Sat, June 6, 1-6pm

Where:

Bar 96, 96 Rainey, 1pm

Container Bar, 90 Rainey, 2-6pm

Clive Bar, 609 Davis, 3-6pm

How much: Donation based

All donations go to Capital Area Food Bank of Texas

MANDY ROWDEN FLOOD RELIEF SHOW

What: Concert and silent auction

When: Sat, June 6, 6pm

Where: Saxon Pub, 1320 S Lamar

Who: Mandy Rowden and J.J. Plasencio

How much: $10

All proceeds go to the Barnabas Connection

HAYS CO. FLOOD BENEFIT

When: Sat., June 6, 10pm
Where: Red Eyed Fly, 715 Red River
Who: Scorpio Rising, Atomic Pomegranate, and The Triggermen
How much: At least one item of nonperishable food or $3
All food and donations will go to Hays County Food Bank

BLANCO CO. FLOOD RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT

When: Sun., June 7, 12-9pm

Where: Old 300 BBQ & Back Forty Dance Hall, 318 Fourth St., Blanco, TX

Who: Jimmie Vaughan, Guy Forsyth, Chris Wall, and more

How much: $10

All proceeds go to Blanco County Disaster Relief Fund

#BANDTOGETHERTX
When: Sun., June 7, 3pm
Where: The Marc, 120 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos
Who: Blue October, Aaron Behrens (Ghostland Observatory), Ray Wylie Hubbard, Midnight River Choir, and more
Proceeds will go directly to the Flood Victims Relief Fund

CENTRAL TEXAS FLOOD RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT

When: Sat., June 13, 1pm-2am

Where: One-2-One Bar, 1509 S Lamar #600

Who: Lisa Marshall, Damn Torpedos, Magna Carda, Grizzly Adams Family, the Naked Maja, and many more

How much: $10

All proceeds go to victims of the Central Texas floods

FLOOD RELIEF CONCERT DAY

When: Sun., June 14, 1-7pm

Where: Poodie's Roadhouse, 22308 TX-71, Spicewood, TX

Who: Colin Gilmore, Bonnie Whitmore, and Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and many more

How much: $15

All proceeds go to My Neighbor’s Keeper of Wimberley or the Barnabas Connection

#AUSTIN 4WIMBERLEY FLOOD BENEFIT
What: Concert, silent auction, raffle, canned food drive
When: Sat., June 20
Where: Sweetwater, 730 W. Stassney, #120
Who: Emily Robison Strayer (Dixie Chicks), Martin Strayer (Court Yard Hounds), Sahara Smith, Scooter Pierce, and more
How much: Donation based
Proceeds will go directly to people through Barnabas Connection in Wimberley, Texas

For further information about resources for those affected by flood, or to render assistance, see the Austin Flood 2015 Facebook page and check our "Flood of Relief" post.

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Blanco River Flood 2015, flood, San Marcos, events, concerts, bar crawl, Wimberley, disaster, Texas, Wild Child

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