The event successfully raised $53,000 for charity. Ticket proceeds benefitted The VH1 Save The Music Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education in America's public schools and GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring safe schools for all and creating a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. The event was well attended and a crowd gathered in front of the venue, waiting in a line hoping to get inside to see the bands that performed.
This year’s concert was topped off with a special performance by Fall Out Boy. 'One Night In Austin' also included showcases by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lissie, Paloma Faith, Stooshe, Charli XCX, Brooke Candy, Angel Haze, Capital Cities, Wynter Gordon, Kerli and Foxes. Perez was excited when Zac Efron made a surprise appearance backstage.
Perez Hilton thanked his sponsors BMF Media, VH1, Strongbow, Tito's, Vita Coco, TY KU Premium Sake & Spirits and Tic Tac for helping him to raise a significant amount for charity. Perez said that he looks forward to hosting next year's event here in Austin during SXSW.
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