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Join us for the National Music Centre’s single largest fundraising event, inviting philanthropic and business leaders from Calgary and across Canada to come together in celebration of music and to support the development of programs at NMC.
All proceeds will benefit the National Music Centre’s charitable program areas, helping drive our mission of amplifying the love, sharing and understanding of music in Canada.
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Since the inaugural Benefit Auction event in 2016, over $2.8 million has been raised in support of the National Music Centre. At this exclusive invite-only event, guests have come to enjoy:
2019 will see the experience amped up to 11, with a brand-new concept honouring and celebrating Canada’s music legends in collaboration with CARAS (Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences).
Located just 48 km north of Prince Rupert, BC, and 88 km south of Ketchikan, Alaska, the private Eage Pointe Lodge (not open to the public) offers unsurpassed fishing and relaxation in the Pacific Northwest. Hosted by Jim Carter and Heather Shaw, your party of four will fish the rich waters with expert guides, explore the virtually untouched Wales Island area, and watch for otters, orcas and other wildlife. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a welcome cocktail party at the owner’s cabin. This unique trip combines personalized service and the creature comforts with a true wilderness experience.
Trip Dates: July 30 – August 2, 2020
Experience the energy of the 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw, taking place at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on November 24th, 2019. With four lower level corner tickets, your party of four will be close to the action as West meets East in the annual battle for Canadian football supremacy. Your complete 2019 Grey Cup experience includes accommodation at your choice of first-class hotel in Calgary, daily breakfast, and an onsite host to ensure you’re fully taken care of while you’re away from home.
Grey Cup Package Dates: November 22 – November 25, 2019
Package organized by Roadtrips, the Ultimate in Sports Travel
The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) are Canada’s highest honours in the performing arts. Over the past 27 years, these prestigious awards have recognized a stellar array of Canadian artists for their outstanding contributions to culture in Canada and abroad. Past recipients have included: Leonard Cohen, Michael J. Fox, The Guess Who, and many others. Your once-in-a-lifetime trip for two includes special, invitation-only access to the Rideau Hall ceremony hosted by the Governor General, accommodation at the Westin Ottawa, VIP tickets to the 2020 GGPAAs, a private tour of the National Arts Centre and gourmet lunch at their newly renovated 1 Elgin restaurant, and dinner for two at the top-rated Riveria Restaurant Ottawa.
Trip Dates: April 23 – April 26, 2020
Arrive in the beautiful Alberta rolling foothills action hero style, and stay for a weekend of relaxation, music therapy, and health and wellness with Transformational Coach & Author Sean Liv. This flexible package can be used as either a romantic couple’s retreat for four couples ora girl’s wellness getaway for four, with included spa treatments. No matter your preference, your party will enjoy premium accommodation and dining at Azuridge Estate Hotel, and a host of activities intended to balance mind, body and spirit at the Estate’s newly launched Flourish – The Liv Well Spa and surrounding 13 acres of resplendent natural beauty.
*Spa treatments only included with package configuration of girl’s wellness retreat for four. Spa services are available for parties of five or more at an additional cost to the buyer. Blackout dates for trip may apply, subject to Azuridge Estate Hotel capacity.
Your party of four will fly off on a private jet with Jim Carter and Heather Shaw to experience one of the most widely respected superstars in pop music history, the legendary Canadian vocal powerhouse Celine Dion, live in concert at the Rogers Arena in April 2020. Your unforgettable experience will include premium seats at the Rogers Arena, a pre-concert cocktail party, and luxury accommodation at the Fairmont Pacific Rim.
Concert Date: April 17th, 2020
Velkomin á Íslandi! (Welcome to Iceland!) Remarkable landscapes, picturesque natural beauty, and unexpected adventure await at every turn in this land of Ice and Fire. From lavish hotels to personalized private-guided touring, this seven-day trip for four will take you across Iceland and its famed Golden Circle in the utmost luxury. Your party will enjoy food and culture walking tours in Reykjavik, snowmobiling and horseback riding in and around Iceland’s magnificent national parks and waterfalls, and a full day of luxurious comfort and blissful relaxation at the famed Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.
Experience England’s historic hometown of the Beatles in Liverpool and tour the places that they frequented in their early years including the Cavern Club, Paul McCartney’s childhood home and more. Meet the Beatles former personal secretary Freda Kelly in Liverpool and hear firsthand accounts of Beatles history. Then, train to London and enjoy a music tour of the city including a visit to the Beatles Abbey Road studios as well as a concert of choice at London’s incredible O2 Arena.
Toronto’s El Mocambo is one of North America’s most iconic music venues. The venue has played a pivotal role in the development of popular music since the 1940s, presenting artists as diverse as the Rolling Stones, April Wine, Blondie, the White Stripes, and so many other Canadian artists as well. The club was scheduled to permanently close in 2014 but was purchased by a Canadian investor, Michael Wekerle, who has since preserved and renovated the building and famed venue, scheduled to re-open in early 2020.
Say farewell to the Canadian winter and fly down to San Diego with your party of six, where you’ll enjoy a three day getaway at the award-winning Fairmont Grand Del Mar golf resort and spa, rated the #1 Luxury Hotel in California! Across your three incredible days in San Diego’s perfect year-round weather, you’ll enjoy golfing, relaxing spa facilities, and a San Diego harbour cruise with included food and drinks. Cap off your warm weather experience with a major concert of your choice in the area.
Experience the energy of the greatest outdoor show on Earth from the restored rooftop of Calgary’s iconic blues bar, the King Eddy. Located just 600 meters from the Stampede Grounds, the King Eddy boasts breathtaking sights of the Stampede fireworks, gorgeous views of downtown, and an up-close and personal look at the exquisite architecture of Studio Bell. With capacity for up to 250 guests, the King Eddy Rooftop is perfect for corporate receptions, modern outdoor weddings, artist release parties, and much more!
Catering and beverage costs for event excluded, package only valid for Stampede 2020 season, blackout dates for use outside of Stampede 2020 event apply. If production goes above and beyond standard set-up, buyer will be responsible for hard costs incurred by NMC
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind musical experience from this award-winning Canadian trumpeter in an evening of great music and fun right in your home. Jens is a Juno and Grammy nominated artist who has performed all over the world as a soloist, with chamber groups and jazz bands and in 2014, he received the Order of Canada. Jens will perform in the comfort of your own home with a small group of musicians to create a one-of-a-kind experience of music and conversation for you and your guests.