Texas singer Josh Abbott provides Harvey help in form of barbecue in Rockport

3:19 p.m Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 Music
American-Statesman Staff
The Josh Abbott Band performed at the Memorial Day weekend festival Lone Star Jam. Contributed by Chris LeBlanc

Texas country singer and Josh Abbott Band frontman Josh Abbott made a stop in Rockport Tuesday to aid first responders who were in town to help out victims of Tropical Storm Harvey. 

Texas state Rep. Drew Springer, who represents District 68, (which includes Vernon, Memphis, Graham and Jacksboro) tweeted a photo with Abbott at the singer’s barbecue rig. Abbott, who is from Idalou, just outside of Springer’s district, was on hand that day to help feed first responders.

Abbott and his band have been raising money for flood victims since the storm approached:

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