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2nd November 2011

blankfest calgary

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.

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Band Line Up:

Grime House (Airdrie AB) – Hip Hop/Metal -
Stella (Vancouver BC) – Alternative/Metalcore -
All Else Fails (Edmonton AB) – Metalcore -
Inside It Failed (Vancouver BC) – Alternative Hard Rock -
Dreams of Reason (Calgary AB) – Alternative Rock -
Alkatine (Calgary AB) – Hard Rock -
King Dylan (Calgary AB) – Pop/Hip Hop -
Jung People (Calgary AB) - Progressive -
Bloom (Calgary AB) – Reggae/Dub/Blues -
Septembryo (Calgary AB) – Pop Alternative -
Million Dollar Fix (Calgary AB) - Rock -
Same Monkey (Calgary AB) - Alternative -


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