Mack, Jack & McConaughey and Dixie Chicks
ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Austin, TX, April 12-13, 2018
Article and Photography by Jim Chapin
Photography for Friday night show with Patty Griffin by Gino Barasa
Mack, Jack & McConaughey, the charitable foundation started by Mack Brown, Jack Ingram and Matthew McConaughey, brought the Dixie Chicks to the ACL Live at the Moody Theater on THursday, April 12, 2018, for their sixth annual benefit series that raises millions for charities working to empower children.
Since its launch in 2013, the nonprofit has gifted nearly $7.5 million to charitable organizations. Funds raised through the 2018 event will support CureDuchenne, Dell Children’s Medical Center, HeartGift, just keep livin Foundation and The Rise School of Austin.
Thursday kicked off the multi-day event with the gala and a special performance by the Dixie Chicks, with a fashion show, golf tournament and the “Jack & Friends” concert featuring Patty Griffin taking place the following day, April 13..