Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M), the joint fundraising effort of Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, ACM Award-winning recording artist Jack Ingram, and ESPN analyst and Texas Longhorns coaching legend Mack Brown, announced that Grammy, CMA and ACM Award-winner musician, Chris Stapleton, will headline the 2019 MJ&M Gala on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Austin City Limits (ACL) Live at The Moody Theater.
“Texas always shows us the warmest welcome and being able to support organizations devoted to empowering children and their wellbeing makes this performance all the more special” commented Stapleton.
Kentucky-born Chris Stapleton is one of Nashville’s most respected and beloved musicians. Following his triple platinum breakthrough solo debut album Traveller, Stapleton released two No. 1 albums last year. Stapleton was recently awarded Best Country Album (From A Room: Volume 1), Best Country Song (“Broken Halos”) and Best Country Solo Performance (“Either Way”) at the 60th GRAMMY Awards. Stapleton was also awarded Album of the Year (From A Room: Volume 1) and Male Vocalist of the Year at The 51st Annual CMA Awards as well as Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year (From A Room: Volume 1 as both artist and producer) at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards.
“Chris Stapleton is such a talented musician and we are so excited to welcome him to our MJ&M gala. His unique blend of country, classic rock and Southern soul will captivate music fans and give them a night to remember” said McConaughey.
“Every year MJ&M is honored to host some of the greatest names in music and this year is no exception. We are humbled to have the legendary Chris Stapleton headline the gala concert” Ingram added.
The 7th Annual MJ&M two-day event continues on Friday, April 26, with a golf tournament at Spanish Oaks Golf Club and New York-style runway show and luncheon at the Hilton Hotel. More details to follow.
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