AUSTIN (KXAN) — Country superstar Garth Brooks will be part of Matthew McConaughey’s annual fundraiser.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, according to a news release.

Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M) is the joint fundraising effort created by University of Texas coach Mack Brown, recording artist Jack Ingram and actor Matthew McConaughey.

Brooks is the first-ever seven-time recipient of the Country Music Awards (CMA) Entertainer of the Year honor, the release said.

“Garth will add unforgettable energy, spirit, and storytelling through song to our gala stage,” McConaughey said. “Every year Mack, Jack and I are humbled by the support we receive that allows us to serve so many young men and women in need.”

Since the event began, MJ&M has donated more than $20 million to organizations benefiting children. Funds raised in 2023 will support CureDuchenne, Dell Children’s Medical Center, HeartGift, just keep livin Foundation and The Rise School of Austin.

The two-day fundraiser is scheduled for April 27-28, 2023. The event includes golfing, a gala and fashion show. Brooks will perform Thursday, April 27 at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater. Tickets are on sale at

The event returned in-person after being held virtually during the pandemic. Kenny Chesney performed during the event in 2021.