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Cover Photo Credit Kane Holding
There are all the tell-tale signs of the holiday season in Toronto - stores are stocking the shelves, The Bay Christmas Window is up, Nathan Phillips Square is preparing for the ice skaters, and of course, now a tradition as well - The 11th Annual Andy Kim Christmas Show In Support of CAMH Foundation Gifts of Light.
Andy Kim today announced the list of performers for this year’s Andy Kim’s Christmas Show. The concert will once again benefit CAMH, with a goal to raise $100,000 for the Gifts of Light Program.
This year’s lineup is going to be stellar. Andy Kim, Tom Cochrane, Barenaked Ladies, Michael and Margo Timmins (Cowboy Junkies), The Trews, Ron Sexsmith, Kevin Drew and Brendon Canning (Broken Social Scene), Beaches, Honeymoon Suite, Kardinal Offishall, Tom Wilson, Tomi Swick and other special guests yet to be announced.
Says Kim “I’m thrilled to announce both the return of many of my musical friends, as well as a number of artists joining me for the first time. As is the case every year, I can always count on the generosity of spirit of wonderful performers who join me in supporting a very important cause. As per the past this year’s concert will be benefiting CAMH and its Gift of Lights Program”
CAMH (The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. Gifts of Light is a program aimed at providing hope and comfort to the patients in treatment at CAMH. While it is a year-round program, it brings hope and dignity to patients who may otherwise be alone, without gifts or visitors or cause for celebration, during the holiday season.This year’s show will offer a limited number of premium tickets that include a photograph with featured artists...