Austin will host a Harvey Relief Benefit comedy show on Sept. 5, 2017

Austin’s Paramount Theatre has gathered some all-star comedians together to put on a big ol’ benefit fund-raiser to help out fellow Texans flooded and hurting from Hurricane Harvey.

Ron White, Iliza Shlesinger, Chris D’Elia and more will perform on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at The Paramount for The Harvey Relief Benefit: Comedy Helps.

ALL of the proceeds, including ticket, concessions and merchandise sales, will directly benefit the American Red Cross. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Central on Thursday, Aug. 31.

Longtime Austin performers Turk Pipkin and John O’Connell are producing the show with White, the Paramount Theatre, and the Moontower Comedy Festival. and both Pipkin and O’Connell also will be appearing on stage.

Tickets range from $75 to $1,000 (for front row VIP) with pre-show and after-show parties.

Visit or call 512-474-1221.


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