Stay At Home Gala - Houston
Be a part of a unique and necessary event that will connect Houston
like never before. On May 8th the Stay at Home Gala will begin
streaming in Houston, featuring local speakers, entertainment and
food options. This will culminate in an evening featuring celebrity
acts and a keynote speaker, all in an effort to raise much need funds
and support those most affected by COVID-19.
Throughout a recording career that has spanned more than 20 years, Jack Ingram has maintained a reputation for uncompromising, personally charged song craft and energetic, charismatic performances, earning him prominent stature in prestigious tradition of iconoclastic singer-songwriters.
The Broken Spokes
In today's crowded music landscape, it's become harder and harder to find traditional country acts, but Houstons Broken Spokes are as traditional as the genre gets. Full of twangy guitars and honky tonk undertones, the five piece makes the kind of country music that would make Johnny Cash and Hank Thompson proud.
Check them out at https://brokenspokesmusic.com/home
Drawing from her roots in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas, Houston-based singer-songwriter Megan McCallon engages listeners using soulful lyrics and eclectic country melodies to tell personal stories of winding through the backroads of life as a southern woman.
Tom Koch - MC
Tom has anchored the top-rated ABC13 morning news shows for nearly 30 years, and also anchored the top- rated 4pm news for eight years. A respected and award-winning reporter and anchor, Tom has extensive experience telling thousands of stories from near and far. He is a sought-after emcee and auctioneer for countless charity events right here in Houston, including Men of Distinction. Houston Symphony, the American Heart Association, and many more.
Houston Symphony musician, Wei Jiang, performs with his wife Sherry Jiang. The musicians of the Houston Symphony still work hard to bring music to audiences, even if it's from their homes instead of Jones Hall in downtown Houston.
CHESTER M. PITTS II is a former offensive lineman turned Executive Consultant, Businessman television and radio personality. The native Californian was drafted in the 2nd –round of the NFL draft by the Houston Texans in 2002, becoming an Original Texan. After eight seasons with the Texans, Chester played his last NFL season with the Seattle Seahawks in 2011. To further his passion for helping others in his community, The Chester Pitts Charitable Foundation was created. Having a passion for the arts and recognizing how the school system was cutting much of the arts out as the budgets got cut, Chester started the foundation with his college sweet heart and wife, LaToya in 2009. In addition to the Chester Pitts Charitable Foundation, Chester and his wife LaToya created Carson Parke, a state-of-the-art Residential Treatment Center, for children with serious to severe emotional and behavioral problems, in addition to victims of human trafficking. Chester loves being just dad to, Chester M. Pitts III and daughters Alanna and Charlotte.