Charitable Work

Charitable work and community service at Jagger Peyton is not just public relations rhetoric, it’s a way of life. We strive to give back to our communities through fundraising, awareness campaigns and other civic contributions that support the common good.

10th annual Radiothon for Kids

John Peyton joined KVET 98.1 on the air, in an effort to raise awareness and donations for the many family programs and state of the art treatment offered at Dell Children’s Hospital. KVET raises more than $400,000 in Radiothon for Kids – Austin Business Journal

American Forces Network

Jagger Peyton Radio provides a morale boosting “touch of home” to troops in 177 countries and reaches over 1 million servicemen and women and their families on the American Forces Network (AFN)

Clifford Antone Memorial Concert

Featured: Del Castillo, Jimmie Vaughan, W.C. Clark, Turk Pipkin, Mike Judge, Paul Ray, Kevin Connor, Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton, Fran Christina, Pinetop Perkins, Denny Freeman, James Cotton, Charlie Sexton, John Peyton, and many others. – Austin American Statesman

Driftwood Courageous Recovery

Driftwood Recovery offers transformative drug and alcohol addiction treatment in a modern setting, discretely located on an untouched, 85-acre campus in the rolling hills of Central Texas, 25 miles south of Austin. John Peyton has performed at several Driftwood Recovery events.

Flood, Sweat & Tears Concert

Jagger Peyton consults The American Red Cross and names their US disaster relief efforts concert “Flood Sweat & Tears,” to benefit thousands in Hurricane relief.

Joyful Heart Foundation

NYC fundraiser for The Joyful Heart Foundation was attended by Mariska Hargitay, President & Founder, Sheryl Crow, Marcia Gay Harden and John Peyton. The mission of the Joyful Heart Foundation is to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse and to shed light into the darkness that surrounds these issues.

Lake Austin Blues Festival

The Lake Austin Blues Festival raised over $100,000 for The Palmer Drug Abuse Program PDAP. Co-producers: Greg Sellers, Chairman; John Paul DeJoria, Clifford Antone, and John Peyton.

Leaves of Change

World Gold Council’s Leaves of Change at NASDAQ in New York City. Celebrities from television, film, and music design gold jewelry inspired by the gold leaf motif to raise funds and awareness for their charities. Participating celebrities include: Christina Applegate, Right Action for Women; Whoopi Goldberg, Ronald McDonald House; Marcia Gay Harden, Waterkeeper Alliances. John Peyton performs at NASDAQ, NYC.

Louisiana State Penitentiary

Jagger Peyton provides radio programming to Louisiana State Penitentiary, KLSP 91.7 FM the only penitentiary in the U.S. to be issued an FCC license. KLSP is operated by inmates and is known as the Incarceration Station and The Station that Kicks Behind the Bricks, as featured on CNN. LSP history: Lead Belly and Freddy Fender both pardoned from Angola. LSP songs include: Neville Brothers’ “Sons and Daughters.” The Kinks’, Ray Davies’ “Angola (Wrong Side of the Law.”


Jagger Peyton airs MusiCares radio PSAs. MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for musicians in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies. Each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality.

Nahanni River

Chris Jagger’s track “Nahanni” was recorded to bring attention to the fragile environment and unique habitat of the Nahanni River and protect it from commercial mining interests exploiting resources. The Nahanni River runs up in the NW Territory of Canada.

Operation Call Home

KLBJ Radio raises over $92,295.31 for the Soldiers of Ft. Hood in Operation Call Home. John Peyton and the KLBJ All Stars perform at the KLBJ Radio Breakfast Bash for the largest UT Longhorn-Texas Aggie pre-game event in Central Texas, broadcast and hosted live by morning show hosts Mark, Ed and Sgt. Sam (ret.).

Patron’s Don’t Drink and Drive Campaign

Patron’s Ambassador, John Paul Dejoria and Jagger Peyton have produced over a dozen Patron Don’t Drink and Drive PSAs with voiceovers by blues legend, Blind Melonhead Johnson.


Jagger Peyton donates tickets to the “Greatest Show on Earth” to the Mental Health Mental Retardation MHMR group sending many fun loving individuals with disabilities to The Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Sanctified Blues at Church Under the Bridge

John Peyton organizes Austin Musicians to play for hundreds of Austin’s homeless at Church Under the Bridge in Austin. Volunteers from local churches serve breakfast, pastries, coffee and teas donated by generous Austin businesses.

Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards

Marcia Gay Harden was inducted in the Texas Film Hall of Fame with brother-in-law John Peyton performing. The Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards gala, is produced by the Austin Film Society and is presented by AT&T. Proceeds benefit educational and artistic programs of the Austin Film Society.

Tibet Blues Benefit Concert

Hosted by University of Bristol students. Featured Tibetan singer Loten Namling and Chris Jagger to benefit Jinpa, based in Tibet to preserve Tibetan culture, promote education and health care in one of the most remote places in the world.

The University of Texas at Austin

John Peyton performs for over 30,000 students, specifically his oldest daughter, faculty and families at the University of Texas Commencement Ceremonies. Marcia Gay Harden delivers the commencement speech.