The Band Joins All-Star Line-Up that Includes Kris Kristofferson and Other Singer-Songwriters
AUSTIN, Texas (March 20, 2017) – Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M), the joint fundraising effort of ESPN analyst and legendary football coach Mack Brown, ACM award-winning recording artist Jack Ingram, and Academy Award®-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, announced Grammy-award winning vocal group, Little Big Town, will perform at the Jack Ingram & Friends concert as well as Kris Kristofferson on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Austin City Limits (ACL) Live at The Moody Theater. Tickets are available through: http://acl-live.com/calendar/mjm-2017-jack-and-friends.
Grammy Award-winning vocal group Little Big Town’s critically-acclaimed new album, The Breaker, recently debuted No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and No. 4 on the Billboard 200, marking the group’s fourth Top 10 project on the Billboard 200 chart. The reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year continue to make headlines with their historic, year-long artist residency at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium- the first ever artist residency in the venue's 125-year history-with additional dates announced for May, July, September, and November. For more information on Little Big Town, visit www.littlebigtown.com.
This year marks the five-year anniversary of MJ&M, which will also include performances by legendary songwriters and musicians: Kris Kristofferson, Todd Snider, Butch Walker, Jessi Alexander, Keith Gattis, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, Paul Overstreet, Jon Randall, and Liz Rose.
MJ&M supports non-profit organizations that share the important goal to empower kids. Funds raised at MJ&M 2017 will support CureDuchenne, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, HeartGift, the just keep livin Foundation, and the Rise School of Austin.
Every year, thousands of guests enjoy two full days of events benefitting charities working to help kids through education, health and wellness programming. The April 20 opening gala includes a musical performance by Miranda Lambert at ACL Live. On April 21, MJ&M will continue with a golf tournament at Spanish Oaks Golf Club. Simultaneously on Friday, MJ&M will hold a fashion show and luncheon chaired by lifestyle expert and co-founder of Yummy Spoonfuls Camila Alves McConaughey. Friday wraps up with the incredible Jack Ingram & Friends concert presented by H-E-B at ACL Live featuring Little Big Town, Kris Kristofferson and nearly one dozen of the most important songwriters and performers of our time.
For more information about Mack, Jack & McConaughey or to sign up to receive further announcements about the 2017 event, visit www.mjm2017.org.
Major sponsors of this year’s MJ&M event include: Allstate, American Campus Communities, American Airlines, Fashion Forms, H-E-B, Late European, Nike, Spanish Oaks Golf Club, Target, The Mrs., Tito's, Washington Redskins and Wild Turkey.
MJ&M is a two-day event filled with music, golf, fashion, and fun. Previous MJ&M gala headliners include Sheryl Crow, John Mellencamp, Toby Keith, Dierks Bentley and Kacey Musgraves. The concert is followed by a jam-packed day with a golf tournament being held simultaneously with a once-in-a-lifetime fashion show that has previously featured MILLY, Badgley Mischka, Veronica Beard and Lela Rose. The day concludes back at ACL Live for a singer-songwriter line up of talent unmatched by any other event. Jimmy Kimmel previously hosted the evening and past performers include Eric Church, Jamey Johnson, Lyle Lovett, Bobby Pinson and dozens of the biggest names in music. This year promises to be the best yet.