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12th Annual Pickin' for Preemies
Pickin for Preemies

Join us as we celebrate the 12th Annual Pickin' for Preemies benefiting Cook Children's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Sunday, August 27, 2017
Billy Bob's Texas
2520 Rodeo Plaza
Fort Worth, TX 76164

Doors open at 2 p.m.
Concert begins at 2:15 p.m.
Buffet opens at 5 p.m.

Artist lineup

Austin Allsup | Randy Brown | Sonny Burgess | Jolie Holliday | Zane Williams | Josh Weathers | Deryl Dodd | Cody Canada | Michael Padgett | Bobbie Duncan | Abbey Cone | Roger Creager | Jackie Darlene | Brandon Rhyder | Drew Kennedy | Bonnie Bishop | Kylie Rae Harris | And many surprise guests

Puttin' FORE Preemies

Puttin' FORE Preemies, a charity golf tournament benefiting Cook Children's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will be held on Monday, August 28 at Diamond Oaks Country Club. By participating in this event, you will be supporting Cook Children's tiniest Texans while you golf with some of your favorite Texas Red Dirt artists.

Special thank you to our event sponsors

Presenting Sponsor:

Margaret Smith

Diamond Sponsors:

Mindy's Hope Foundation, Ryan and Lauren Matthews

Platinum Sponsors:

Melissa and Steve Cone

Gold Sponsors: Cowtown Equipment Repair | 2L Construction | Erin and Charles Simons | eXp Realty | Prime Lending | Compass Air Services | Larry and Karen Anfin | RJ Construction | Motor Home Specialist | LP | Pollution Control Services | Legacy Wealth Advisors | Brent and Crystal Railsback

Silver Sponsors: Northstar Bank | Frank and Lei Testa | Benefits that Benefit Children | Higginbotham | Bransom Real Estate | Clayton Homes | Britton's Pest Control | Grease Monkey Burger Shop | Sheralyn Hartline | Texas Music.Live Vacations | Bonded Together, Inc. | Wild Eye Ranch | Chris and Stacie Croft | Linbeck Construction | Distinctive Roofing | Chuck Yielding | Frost Bank | Colby Pistocco | Stephanie Swift | Summit Casing

Official Vehicle Partner:

Official Media Partner:

Please note, Billy Bob's now has a new policy on bags and purses that are brought in for events.

Billy Bob's bag policy

About Pickin' for Preemies

Pickin' for Preemies is a Texas Red Dirt Country Music Event benefiting Cook Children's tiniest patients in their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

In 2005, after their own personal experience, Justin and Casey Frazell had an idea to combine their love for red dirt music with their passion to help premature babies. Thanks to the advanced care provided by Cook Children's, the Frazells are able to watch their 10 and 13 year old children live healthy, happy lives.

Thanks to advances in neonatal medicine, technologies, excellent outcomes and donor funding, Cook Children's neonatal program is nationally recognized and state certified at the highest level. As the only Level IV NICU in Tarrant County, Cook Children's has the technology and expertise to treat the sickest babies with the most difficult and complex diagnoses.

More than 1,000 babies are admitted to our NICU each year. Cook Children's uses 600 specialized preemie diapers a day in the NICU, an average of 219,000 diapers a year! However, diapers are just one of many components to caring for these fragile babies. They also need specialized equipment, beds and medicines to name a few.

This year, we will have over a dozen Texas Red Dirt artists donate their time to raise money for the cause, live auction, chance drawing opportunities and tons of fun at Billy Bob's Texas!

Twelve years later, Pickin' for Preemies has grown from an idea into a tradition. Imagine the relief families feel knowing, with your support, they can receive the best care possible for their tiny Texans right in their own backyard.

Pickin' for Preemies Founders:

Casey and Justin Frazell

2017 Pickin’ for Preemies Chairs:

Melissa Cone and Amy Yudiski

2017 Committee Members:

Allison McKnight | Brook Whitworth | Chris Miner | Erica Pifer | Gina Patel | Julie Siratt | Justin Gustafson | Margaret Smith | Michael Lemley | Monica Wyatt | Nancie Rogers | Paige Pate | Rachel Gustafson | Sarah Lemley | Stephanie Swift