James, Lyle Lovett, Ray Benson, Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, Charlie Sexton, The Erwin Center, Austin, TX on 9/22/17.
Photo: Garry Miller
“What a debt of gratitude we lovers of music all owe Ella Fitzgerald for the amazing body of work that she laid down during her life. The consummate technician, such accuracy, such fluidity, such range, but such sophistication and ultimately such soul and deep feeling.” ~ James Taylor
Last Friday in Austin, James and Bonnie Raitt took part in the star-studded Hurricane Harvey benefit, “Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas”. The concert raised money for the Rebuild Texas Fund which has collected over $68 million in relief funds for those impacted by the hurricane.
Watch their performance below.
James, Roger Daltrey and many great musicians are collaborating in support of Teen Cancer America and Teenage Cancer Trust. Follow The Adoration Trilogy to read about “Searching for Apollo: Where Legendary Men of Music Meet”.
Watch the videos below for a behind-the-scenes look at the project.
James will perform at the “Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas” benefit concert tonight in Austin. You can stream the concert live on YouTube from 9-10pm CT: YouTube.com/TexasStrong.
NOTE: Google will match $500,000 in telethon donations, with volunteers from Google’s Austin office and employees of TEGNA working the telethon phone banks. Donations also will be accepted at the RebuildTX.org website.
James will help lead the “Harvey Can’t Mess with Texas” benefit concert in Austin on September 22 at Austin’s Frank Erwin Center. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Rebuild Texas Fund. The concert will be broadcast live on 11 Texas-area channels (TEGNA) with an hour long live Youtube stream also planned (concert will be…