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Alan Jackson's Bar Launches #HonkyTonks4Texas

Posted at 6:02 PM, Aug 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-30 19:02:13-04

To aid with flood relief in Texas, Alan Jackson's AJ's Good Time Bar has launched a weekend-long initiative.

The initiative, called #HonkyTonks4Texas, was set to begin Thursday and run through closing time on Labor Day on Monday.

For every item sold, those with the bar said they will donate $1 to the Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund, which was being administered through The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

"I've toured a lot over the years in east Texas, played the Houston Rodeo 23 times, and I hate to see what's happening down there. It's tough to watch... and I can't imagine what my fans and all the people of Texas are going through... and I hope this allows folks in Nashville to feel like they can do a little something to help," Jackson said.

"Just seven short years ago, we were all impacted by a crippling flood in Nashville, and we couldn't have made it through it without the overwhelming amount of support we received nationwide," said Matt Harville, General Manager at AJ's Good Time Bar who was working in downtown Music City during the city's 2010 floods. "Finding a way to give back is an easy choice, and we hope other bars and honky tonks on Broadway will join us in this effort."

To learn more, you can visit AJ’s Good Time Bar online, on Facebook, and on Twitter.