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Local legends join forces for star-studded gala that rocks

Local legends join forces for star-studded gala that rocks

Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Mack Brown Jack Ingram Matthew McConaughey
Mack Brown, Jack Ingram, and Matthew McConaughey. Photo by Tyler Schmitt
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Mack Brown Sally Brown Jack Ingram Amy Ingram Matthew McConaughey Camila Alves
Mack Brown, Sally Brown, Amy Ingram, Jack Ingram, Camila Alves, and Matthew McConaughey. Photo by Tyler Schmitt
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Camila Alves Matthew McConaughey
Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey. Photo by Randy Smith
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala ACL Live Moody Theater crowd
The crowd fills ACL live for the gala's dinner. Photo by Randy Smith
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Heath Hale
Heath Hale leads an energetic live auction. Photo by Tyler Schmitt
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Mack Brown Matthew McConaughey
Mack Brown and Matthew McConaughey react to a lively comment. Photo by Tyler Schmitt
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala live auction bidders
Bidding during the live auction was intense, but friendly. Photo by Tyler Schmitt
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Jack Ingram Dierks Bentley Matthew McConaughey
Jack Ingram, Dierks Bentley, and Matthew McConaughey. Photo by Tyler Schmitt
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Dierks Bentley
Dierks Bentley. Photo by Randy Smith
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Kacey Musgraves
Kacey Musgraves. Photo by Randy Smith
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Heath Hale Auctioneers
Heath Hale (third from left) and bid spotters from Heath Hale Auctioneers. Photo by Tyler Schmitt
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Mack Brown Jack Ingram Matthew McConaughey
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Mack Brown Sally Brown Jack Ingram Amy Ingram Matthew McConaughey Camila Alves
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Camila Alves Matthew McConaughey
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala ACL Live Moody Theater crowd
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Heath Hale
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Mack Brown Matthew McConaughey
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala live auction bidders
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Jack Ingram Dierks Bentley Matthew McConaughey
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Dierks Bentley
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Kacey Musgraves
Mack Jack and McConaughey 2016 Gala Heath Hale Auctioneers

What: Mack, Jack & McConaughey Gala

Where: ACL Live at the Moody Theater

The details: Every year, local legends Mack Brown, Jack Ingram, and Matthew McConaughey combine forces for a two-day fundraising event benefiting local nonprofits. On Thursday evening, guests filled ACL Live for the annual gala, which kicked off with a red carpet reception, followed by a VIP meet-and-greet, dinner, and live auction. The highlight of the night? Intimate performances by country music stars Dierks Bentley and Kacey Musgraves.

In just two days, Mack, Jack & McConaughey raised $1.7 million for charity. Proceeds will benefit CureDuchenne, Dell Children's Medical Center, HeartGift, just keep livin' foundation, and The Rise School of Austin.

Who: Sally Brown, Mack Brown, Amy Ingram, Jack Ingram, Camila Alves, Matthew McConaughey, Dierks Bentley, Kacey Musgraves, Rusty Duvall, Bill Duvall, and Heath Hale.