June 1, 2022 – In the wake of the recent tragic events at the Robb Elementary School in the community of Uvalde, Texas, iHeartMedia San Antonio and iHeartMedia Austin announced today that KJ97, KASE 101 and 98.1 KVET, along with its 12 sister stations, will partner for the “iHeartUvalde Benefit Concert” featuring Country artists Russell Dickerson, Easton Corbin, Kevin Fowler, Thompson Square and Erin Kinsey.
The concert will take place Sunday, June 5 at Cowboy’s Dance Hall in San Antonio, Texas and will benefit the Robb School Memorial Fund in support of the families impacted in the Uvalde, Texas community. “After the horrible acts of violence that our neighbors in Uvalde experienced last week, it’s time for us to come together as Texans,” said Jason McCollim, KASE 101 Program Director and Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia San Antonio and iHeartMedia Austin. “Our entire team and network of stations here in Central Texas support and stand with the Uvalde community.” “These families have experienced an unbelievable tragedy, and we need the people of Texas to come together so we can cut one massive check,” said Alek Halverson, KJ97 Program Director. “I can’t thank the artists enough for their time.”
Tickets for “iHeartUvalde Benefit Concert” are available at iHeartRadioTexas.com, with all proceeds benefiting the Robb School Memorial Fund in coordination with the First State Bank of Uvalde. The fund will direct all proceeds to comfort and support the families impacted in the Uvalde, Texas community.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and music will start at 7 p.m. iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the San Antonio and Austin markets market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with 3 billion app downloads and more than 150 million registered users.