Do It For Durrett ’80s Night

The Do It For Durrett spirit lives on.


Tickets for Do It For Durrett 80’s Night are on sale at

The tickets, which are sure to go fast, will provide people with a chance not only to help support the Do It For Durrett Foundation but also enjoy a night they won’t soon forget at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at the Cholula Porch at Globe Life Park.

Tickets start at $40 for reserved general admission, which includes an event t-shirt as well as dinner at the event. Tables of eight are also available at the discounted price of $300. For those who want the VIP experience, a $100 ticket gets you access to a VIP pre-party, VIP seating, dinner, a t-shirt and also drink tickets. Once a ticket is purchased, a confirmation email will be sent and that will serve as your ticket to the event.

So what else does a ticket get you? Hopefully lots of people dressed in their finest 80’s garb as all those in attendance are encouraged to dress in 80’s attire. The Do It for Durrett 80’s Night, which is sponsored by Summer Energy, will feature performances by current members of the Texas Rangers, country music star Casey Donahew and, of course, live, silent and date auctions.

The date auctions, which started last year with Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland, will once again include Holland on the auction block. This year teammate Elvis Andrus has also offered up his services as well as Dallas Mavericks star Chandler Parsons.

The live and silent auctions will once again feature everything from sitting courtside with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban at a game to baseball bats signed by sluggers like David Ortiz and Nelson Cruz.

“It’s going to be a night to remember for sure,” said Do It For Durrett Foundation president Emily Jones, who is scheduled to open the show with a musical number for the ages. “The best thing about it, other than the dates, is the support we’ve had. We can’t say enough about everyone that has stepped in. It says so much about how good people are when someone’s in need.”

The Do It For Durrett Foundation raises money for families impacted by sudden loss. This year’s event will benefit the family of Jason Dugger. Dugger, who knew Richard Durrett and worked with him at the Dallas Morning News, died suddenly last year at 41 and left behind a wife (Lauren) and two sons (Evan and Ryan).

Please help us spread the word about Do It For Durrett 80’s Night. The website,, will be updated frequently with more information and a complete list of live auction items as well as an updated silent auction list. The Twitter address is @doitfordurrett.

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MEDIA CONTACTS: If you would like to talk to either Kelly Durrett or Emily Jones for any print, online, radio or television interview, please contact Anthony Andro at 817-501-1834 or If you have any other questions, please contact Anthony Andro at 817-501-1834 or

THE DO IT FOR DURRETT FOUNDATION is an organization dedicated to helping families impacted by sudden loss. It was named in honor of beloved sports reporter Richard Durrett, who died suddenly in 2014 at the age of 38. The Foundation has 501(c)(3) status as a tax-exempt, charitable organization.