Willie Nelson; Photo Courtesy of YouTube
Willie Nelson; Photo Courtesy of YouTube

Willie Nelson Pays Tribute To His Homestate With Performance Of “Beautiful Texas” On ‘We’re Texas’

Willie Nelson paid tribute to his homestate during Matthew McConaughey’s Texas fundraiser dubbed We’re Texas on Sunday, March 21.

The country legend performed “Beautiful Texas,” a track from his seventh studio album, Texas in My Soul (1968). He was joined by his older sister Bobbie Lee Nelson who was playing piano, while he played acoustic guitar and sang the track during the benefit concert.

Watch his performance below.

We’re Texas also featured performances by Texas natives’ Charlie Sexton, Clint Black, Gary Clark Jr., George Strait, Kacey Musgraves, Kelly Clarkson, Khalid, Kirk Franklin, Leon Bridges, Don Henley, Los Lonely Boys, Lukas Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Miranda Lambert, Parker McCollum, Post Malone, Randy Rogers and more.

In addition to the star-studded list of performers, the benefit concert also included special appearances by Angie Harmon, Chip & Joanna Gaines, Clayton Kershaw, Colt McCoy, Dak Prescott, Dr. Phil McGraw, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Joe Rogan, Jonas Brothers, Jordan Spieth, Liza Koshy, Megan Thee Stallion, Michael Strahan, Renee Zellweger, Selena Gomez, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Troy Aikman and Woody Harrelson.

Proceeds from the concert will be distributed by the Just Keep Livin’ Foundation’s Texas Relief Fund to several non-profit organizations including Austin Disaster Relief Network, Meals on Wheels Central Texas, Salvation Army of Texas, Save the Children, Bernard Project (SBP), Team Rubicon and many more. The funds will be distributed to help Texans affected by the recent winter storm which knocked out power to millions of homes, busted water pipes and numerous people are still without clean water.

Organized by Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves McConaughey, the Texas benefit concert aired on Sunday, March 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET on McConaughey’s YouTube channel or if you a Texas resident, the event aired on Spectrum1.

Those interested in donating to the fundraising efforts can text 20222 to give $10.00.

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