TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR NATIONAL MUSIC CENTRE'S HOLIDAY FUNDRAISING CONCERT
(Calgary, AB — November 2, 2022) The Andy Kim Christmas in support of National Music Centre (NMC) is coming to town on December 15. Presented by Mawer Investment Management Ltd., the holiday benefit concert will feature a star-studded lineup at Studio Bell in Calgary. All proceeds from the event will go to NMC and programs that amplify the transformative power of music to heal and bring people together. Tickets are on sale now at studiobell.ca/whats-on.
For nearly 20 years, Canadian Music Hall of Famer Andy Kim has presented his much-loved holiday concert alongside an impressive roster of Canadian talent, all while supporting great charitable causes. The Andy Kim Christmas in support of National Music Centre will feature performances by the “Rock Me Gently” hitmaker, acclaimed singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith, and other well-known Canadian artists to be announced soon.
“I’m such a big a fan of National Music Centre and the work the organization is doing for the music community in Canada,” said Andy Kim. “I’m excited to take my Christmas concert out West for the first time and help raise a ton of donations for NMC.”
“We’ve been longtime supporters of the National Music Centre for a reason: we can see the difference the organization is making in the community, not just in Calgary, but across the country,” said Craig Senyk, President and Vice Chair of Mawer Investment Management. “We’re thrilled to support The Andy Kim Christmas fundraiser concert – which is going to be fantastic – and celebrate the holidays by giving the gift of music.”
“Since opening in 2016, National Music Centre has become an international hub for music in Canada, entertaining and enlightening music lovers—in-person and online—from Calgary and all corners of the country,” said Andrew Mosker, NMC President and CEO. “As we look to the future, we’re excited to attract many more new fans, while amplifying music’s tremendous power to heal and unite. If you’ve in any way been inspired by our programs, please join us on December 15 for this fundraising concert with the legendary Andy Kim and many more special guests.”
Tickets for The Andy Kim Christmas in support of National Music Centre are on sale now. Platinum tickets cost $500, Premium tickets cost $150, General Admission tickets cost $75, and NMC Members will receive a 10% discount off Premium and General Admission ticket prices. To learn more about what’s included with each ticket and to buy your tickets now, visit studiobell.ca/whats-on. Or become an NMC Member at studiobell.ca/become-a-member to access discounted tickets and other great year-round perks.
National Music Centre is a non-governmental, non-profit registered charitable organization that relies on earned revenue and donations to keep sharing the healing power of music and Canada’s national music story from our homebase in Calgary, Alberta. By supporting NMC’s charitable efforts, you are helping to ensure a sustainable future for National Music Centre and our programs that are amplifying, inspiring, and shaping the sounds of music in Canada.
UPCOMING THE ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS DATES:
December 7 – Massey Hall – Toronto, ON*
December 10 – Corona Theatre – Montreal, QC**
December 15 – Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre – Calgary, AB***
*Presented by Live Nation in support of CAMH Gifts of Light
**Presented by Evenko in support of Starlite Children’s Foundation
***Presented by Mawer Investment Management Ltd. in support of National Music Centre
About National Music Centre | Centre National de Musique
The National Music Centre (NMC) has a mission to amplify the love, sharing, and understanding of music and is preserving and celebrating Canada’s music story inside its home at Studio Bell in the heart of the East Village in Mohkinstsis (Calgary) on Treaty 7 territory. NMC is the home to four Canadian music halls of fame, including the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Quebec’s ADISQ Hall of Fame. Featuring musical instruments, artifacts, recording equipment, and memorabilia, the NMC Collection spans over 450 years of music history and innovation. A registered charity with programs that include exhibitions, artist development, performance, and education, NMC is inspiring a new generation of music lovers. For more information about NMC’s onsite activities, please visit studiobell.ca. To check out the NMC experience online, including video-on-demand performances, made-in-Canada stories, and highly entertaining educational content, visit amplify.nmc.ca.
About The Andy Kim Christmas
For nearly 20 years, The Andy Kim Christmas has been gathering friends and fans together to celebrate the spirit and generosity of the musical community with all proceeds going to charity. In 2020, the concert brought people together from coast to coast on television, raising over $200,000 to bring its cumulative money raised to over $2 million. The program is the brainchild of music legend, and one of the evening's performers, Andy Kim. The one-of-a-kind charity event has previously included performances by some of the country’s most sought-after singer-songwriters and performers. Past guests include Ron Sexsmith, Kim Mitchell, Sarah McLachlan, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Feist, The Sheepdogs, City and Colour, Nelly Furtado, and more.
Julijana Capone, Senior Publicist
National Music Centre
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