Charity

Charity

Ed Sheeran, Roger Daltrey and David Beckham
August 17, 2018
by External Source

It's in LA tonight, the proceeds go to a great cause, and the buzz is that a marquee of others are attending and performing at this exclusive fundraiser.

Jackson Browne promo shot — photo credit: J.B. Facebook
August 10, 2018
by External Source

The award comes with a cash prize and a medallion forged from so-called ‘peace bronze’ which is metal salvaged from the control systems of decommissioned American nuclear missiles.

August 3, 2018
by Karen Bliss

Following a rogue shooter killing two people and injuring 13 in the Danforth Village district of Toronto, Billy Talent is hosting a benefit concert on August 11 with proceeds going to a support fund for the victims and their families.

Country volunteer staff — photo credit: Angela Ruscheinski
July 27, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Chris Ruscheinski and his twin brother Jamie were still in high school when the inconceivable occurred: they discovered that their mother Janis had contracted breast cancer. It was a bummer of a situation, but they weren't going to crumble. Instead, they did something brave and totally unexpected and absolutely proactive.

Golf players at the Toronto tournament, photo by Barry Roden
July 24, 2018
by External Source

Organized by Brian Huston, Golf Tournament General Manager, and the Golf4Good Committee, the three tournaments brought 350 players to the golf courses in support of Unison.

Bill Welychka hosted the outdoor viewing event for The Tragically Hip's final concert in Kingston, Springer Square — photo courtesy of B.W.
July 20, 2018
by External Source

A group of Kingston, Ontario musicians are coming together to share their music and the message of hope and reconciliation as part of a Gord Downie Tribute Concert tonight in the singer's hometown.

Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo receive the Polar Music Prize — photo credit: screenshot
July 13, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden personally gave Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo the award.

Still from the clip of 1000 Italian fans playing 'Learn to Fly' in Cesena. Photo: YouTube
July 6, 2018
by Nick Krewen

If Day of 1000 Musicians all comes together as planned, Paul Lemire is hoping to raise $5000 each for a quartet of charities, including two associated with music.

Photo credit: Dan Lim
June 29, 2018
by Karen Bliss

The Canadian trio has completed three PBS specials and donated ticket sales from one to a fund aiding victims of the van attack in April that killed 10 people and injured 16 in Toronto.

June 22, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

Arkells host their own festival in Hamilton this Saturday with some of the proceeds benefitting Syrian refugees who have resettled in the city.

Photo credit: screenshot from promo video.
June 15, 2018
by Nick Krewen

The annual is carrying on a tradition: $1 per every ticket sold will be donated to MusiCounts, the music education charity associated with the Juno Awards.

Photo: Radio-Canada/Olivier Lalande
June 8, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

Quebec composer Jean-Michel Blais is doing something extremely unlikely in 2018 — making classical piano cool again. He also suffers from Tourette Syndrome, and in this interview, he discusses how it affects him.