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Texas Artists Come Together in Response to West, Texas Tragedy

Posted By Sarah Wyland On April 25, 2013 @ 11:04 AM In Country Music News | Comments Disabled

Randy Rogers Band [1]

Randy Rogers Band photo courtesy of Universal South.

Texas artists are coming together to support the West, Texas community in response to the tragic explosion of a fertilizer plant last Wednesday. The Texas Thunder Music Festival, set for May 17-19, has announced all net proceeds will go to those affected by the tragedy. Randy Rogers Band [1], Wade Bowen, Casey Donahew Band, Josh Abbott Band [2], Stoney LaRue and many more are set to perform.

“For 13 years now our band has been traveling I-35 and stopping in West, TX along the way to sample the good food,” Randy Rogers said. “It’s become a staple on our tour. Now it’s time for us to give back.”

“We are disheartened by the tragedy in West, Texas,” event organizer Brian Andrews said. “Texans are passionate about their communities and upon hearing of this tragedy, the Texas music community reached out to lend a helping hand. 100% of net proceeds from the Texas Thunder music festival will benefit the schools and first-responders of West, Texas.”

Weekend passes are available for a discounted price of $65 with camping starting at $110. A limited number of single day tickets are available for $35. For more information or to purchase tickets and camping, please visit www.texasthunderfest.com [3] or call (855) 362-0535 [4].

Texas Thunder Line-Up:


Friday: 

3:00-4:00pm Bri Bagwell
4:30-5:30pm Curtis Grimes
6:00-7:00pm Micky and the Motorcars
7:30-8:30pm Charlie Robison
9:00-10:00pm Aaron Watson
10:30-12:00am Josh Abbott Band

Saturday:
1:30-2:30pm Kimberly Dunn
3:00-4:00pm Johnny Cooper
4:30-5:30pm Brandon Rhyder
6:00-7:00pm Whiskey Myers
7:30-8:30pm Turnpike Troubadours
9:00-10:00pm Wade Bowen
10:30-12:00am Randy Rogers Band

Sunday:
1:00-2:00pm Jake Kellen
2:30-3:30pm Kyle Bennett
4:00-5:00pm William Clark Green
5:30-6:30pm Brian Milson
7:00-8:00pm Stoney LaRue
8:30-10:00pm Casey Donahew Band

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[2] Josh Abbott Band: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_artists_a-z/article/0,,GAC_26071_6045246,00.html

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