Hearts of Texas 2023

William Beckmann

Our annual fundraiser event returns to the beautiful San Antonio Botanical Gardens

Wednesday, October 18th, 2023


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William Beckmann

Hailing from the small border town of Del Rio, TX, William Beckmann was raised on classic country as well as the mariachi and Norteño sounds of northern Mexico. He delivers a fresh blend of vintage country, Americana and Latin music with a timeless baritone and an old soul maturity that belies his youth. His new album Faded Memories released in 2022, featuring the slow-burn single “Bourbon Whiskey” as well as a mesmerizing cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire” and the haunting “In The Dark.” The album has garnered praise from critics including American Songwriter, Billboard, CMT and more, and his current track “Damn This Heart Of Mine” is Beckmann’s fourth consecutive single to hit the Top 20 at Texas Regional Radio Chart. Beckmann has amassed an incredible fanbase, independently garnering more 670,000 followers on TikTok and over 2 million streams of Faded Memories. He has spent the last year touring with artists including Parker McCollum, Koe Wetzel, Randy Rogers Band and Wade Bowen and sold out three shows at legendary Gruene Hall in New Braunfels, TX in 2022.

The Hearts of Texas raises funds to support AugustHeart’s mission to provide free heart screenings to teenagers to identify selected heart abnormalities in an effort to reduce the risk of sudden cardiac death.

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Texans have a heart for country music! Year after year, the Hearts of Texas returns to celebrate the lifesaving work of AugustHeart. A Night of Texas Music to Save a Life features an array of live country music entertainment while guests enjoy an up-close-and-personal experience with Texas country performing artists.

The annual sold-out event features fabulous food stations and open bars by Don Strange of Texas. A heartfelt thanks to those who contribute to the success of the Hearts of Texas and the meaningful impact you make on the lives of teens in our community.

The Venue

San Antonio Botanical Gardens

Conveniently located minutes from downtown San Antonio, this 38-acre urban oasis offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.


The Betty Kelso Center and Greehey Lawn

The Betty Kelso Center creates an indoor/outdoor event feel surrounded by windows and huge sliding glass doors that lead out onto a patio overlooking the beautiful Greehey Lawn. On the lawn, a stage will be set for an evening of southwestern red dirt music. Grab a lawn chair and enjoy the music, food, and libations under the gorgeous Texas moon!




Past Performers

Stoney LaRue, Cory Morrow, Pat Green, Jack Ingram & The Beat Up Ford Band, Delbert McClinton, Shinyribs, Asleep at the Wheel, The Mavericks, Radney Foster, Parker McCollum, Bruce Robison, Kelly Willis, and Joe Ely Reunion Band with renowned session saxophonist Bobby Keys of The Rolling Stones