Shine! A Concert in support of the Jim Fay Music Scholarship
Jim Fay was a local (transplanted from Ireland) musician who died a year ago. To honour his memory his family and friends have initiated SHINE! The Jim Fay Memorial Music Scholarship concert.
To raise funds for the scholarship a group of Jim?s friends organized Shine, a concert at Hugh's Room on February 21st 2010.
The concert will headline ANDREW CASH, MICHAEIL JOHNSTON (of the Skydiggers), JULIAN FAUTH (Juno Award winner) and LORI YATES with the Shine House Band featuring David Woodhead, Jason Fowler, David Matheson, Ayron Mortely and Christine Bougie. Special Guest Appearances by: October Browne, Michelle Rumball, Shelly Coopersmith, Michael O'Grady and more to come?
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at door $10 for children under 16, Children under 5 are free. Call Hugh's Room for tickets 416-531-6604
The Jim Fay Music Scholarship will be awarded annually to those selected:
who are youth (16-24)
who are or were homeless or who are 'at-risk'
who live in the GTA or PEI
who want to further their study or practice of traditional, folk or roots music
In 2010 a minimum of $2,000 will be awarded.
Scholarship is administered by Eva's Initiatives
Eva's helps homeless and at-risk youth reach their potential to lead productive, self-sufficient and healthy lives. With cutting-edge services and distinctive programming, Eva's offers a continuum of service not available anywhere else in Canada. Locally Eva's operates three unique shelters which house and feed 114 youth aged 16-24 each night. Nationally, Eva's works to build innovative & long-term solutions to youth homelessness. www.evasinitiatives.com
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