Philanthropist & Attorney Thomas J. Henry Launches New Art and Music Experience “Austin Elevates”
Two-day event will welcome recording artists Kygo, Daddy Yankee, G-Eazy and world renown street artist Alec Monopoly
AUSTIN, TEXAS (OCT. 28, 2019) – Philanthropist and Attorney Thomas J. Henry is proud to announce, “Austin Elevates,” a new community art and music experience, taking place November 8-9, 2019 in Austin, Texas.
The two-day event is FREE to the public and will also benefit local nonprofit organizations the SAFE Alliance, Superhero Kids and St. David’s Foundation Community Fund.
To kick-off the two-day event, contemporary street artist Alec Monopoly, will publicly unveil a new mural dedicated to the Lone Star State on Friday, November 8 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Parlor and Yard (601 W 6th St, 78701). Monopoly’s work has received international recognition by leading luxury brands, art galleries and celebrities. The mural unveiling will be followed by an exclusive invitation-only afterparty at Summit Rooftop Lounge (120 W 5th St, 78701) with a special performance by ‘G-Eazy.’
Then on Saturday, November 9, “Austin Elevates” will continue with a special benefit concert at the Austin360 Amphitheatre (9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, 78617) featuring live performances by recording artists ‘Kygo’ and ‘Daddy Yankee’. All donated proceeds from the event will support the participating nonprofit organizations.
FREE tickets to this concert will be available starting Friday, November 1 at: www.AustinElevates.com
“Austin continues to be one of our nation’s most popular destinations to experience the best in art and music. With this event, I hope to foster more unique talent in order to further elevate the Austin community and support the amazing nonprofits making a cultural difference every day,” said Attorney Thomas J. Henry.
About Thomas J. Henry Law Firm
Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys is one of the largest plaintiffs’ firms in the country. The firm currently houses more than 175 attorneys and 350 supporting staff in six office locations across Texas in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Austin and Houston.
About SAFE Alliance
Based in Austin, Texas, the SAFE Alliance is a merger of Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace. SAFE is dedicated to assisting and protecting women and children who have suffered from domestic abuse.
About SuperHero Kids
Superhero Kids was founded in December 2009 to specifically address quality of life issues for children and their families battling cancer and blood disorders at the Children’s Blood and Cancer Center of Central Texas.
About St. David’s Foundation Community Fund
St. David’s Foundation Community Fund delivers the benefits of good health wherever and however they are needed, across the entire spectrum of health-related issues facing five-county areas in Central Texas (Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties). St David’s makes grants to innovative organizations ready to solve problems and bring good health into reach for all our neighbors.
Recognized by Billboard Magazine as the ‘the next EDM superstar’, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, a.k.a KYGO, has gone from bedroom producer to one of the most hyped electronic artists on the planet in unprecedented time. Having established himself as a household name thanks to his widely popular remixes, sell out shows in North America and Europe, as well as headline performances at festivals including “TomorrowWorld” and “Findings.”
About Daddy Yankee
Daddy Yankee is indisputably one of the modern era’s major musical influences with more than 20 million albums sold and over 70 million loyal followers throughout his digital networks. Named one of the “Most Influential Hispanics” globally by CNN, People and Time Magazine, the “Big Boss” has enjoyed a successful career that has spanned almost two decades and has taken him from his native island of Puerto Rico as far as Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
G-Eazy is a rapper and producer from Oakland, California. His first major-label album, These Things Happen, topped the US Billboard’s Hip-Hop/R&B as well as Top Rap Albums charts, earning him the number 3 spot on the US Billboard 200. His second studio album, When It’s Dark Out, featuring the single “Me, Myself & I” followed suit, securing the top 10 spot on US Billboard Hot 100. His chart-topping success continued with his third album, The Beautiful & Damned, featuring ”No Limit” which also reached the number 4 spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 2017. G-Eazy’s next album, These Things Happen Too, is expected to be released later this year.