It's about the homeless, nothing more, nothing less - that is the simple message Blankfest Calgary presents in its first annual clothing fundraiser for Calgary's homeless shelter The Mustard Seed on November 5th at Blind Beggar Pub.
With that inspiration said, the bands who will be performing at the event have come together to release a free digital compilation, which can be downloaded by clicking here. We urge you to please spread the link and the awareness of homelessness and poverty.
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The event is spearheaded by Leanne Harrison of SIN Agency, a national booking agency based in Calgary, that has brought together the local music scene for the great cause that will support those in need during Calgary's below zero winter months and are exposed to dangers such as frostbite.
The Mustard Seed who will be receiving the proceeds is a non-profit organization that has been caring for the needs of the less fortunate since 1984, through its three centres across Alberta, it delivers basic services, housing and employment programs to those in need and partners with in the community to address the root causes of poverty.
Tickets or reservations are not required. Simply bring one or more blankets to the event.
Date: Saturday 5th November 2011 Time: 2.00pm to 2.00am Venue: Blind Beggar Pub, 5211 Macleod Trail Southwest Calgary, AB Cost: Admission to the event is a donation of a blanket or winter clothing, or pay what you can monetary donation. All proceeds collected will be donated to The Mustard Seed.
Grime House (Airdrie AB) – Hip Hop/Metal - http://www.grimehouse.com
Stella (Vancouver BC) – Alternative/Metalcore - http://www.reverbnation.com/stellagrooves
All Else Fails (Edmonton AB) – Metalcore - http://www.allelsefails.ca
Inside It Failed (Vancouver BC) – Alternative Hard Rock - http://www.insideitfailed.com
Dreams of Reason (Calgary AB) – Alternative Rock - http://www.dreamsofreason.com
Alkatine (Calgary AB) – Hard Rock - https://www.facebook.com/pages/ALKATINE/128843623746
King Dylan (Calgary AB) – Pop/Hip Hop - http://kingdylan.com
Jung People (Calgary AB) - Progressive - http://www.reverbnation.com/jungpeople
Bloom (Calgary AB) – Reggae/Dub/Blues - http://www.bloomdub.com
Septembryo (Calgary AB) – Pop Alternative - http://www.septembryo.com
Million Dollar Fix (Calgary AB) - Rock - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Million-Dollar-Fix/117569551591419
Same Monkey (Calgary AB) - Alternative - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Same-Monkey/258550814168457
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