Fundraising Events in Toronto

It’s unlike me to post twice on the same day, but this is important. Our tsunami relief group, the Canadian Committee for Relief to Eastern Province, has scored three exciting fundraising events in Toronto. The first one is tomorrow. Come if you can. If you can’t, please share this info with those who might:

1.Wednesday Jan 5th @ Andy Pool Hall (489 College St)

Better-times music provided by DJs:

Hatiras, Matt C, DJ Dayhota, Dino & Terry, DJ Krista, Denise Benson,

Charles Lewis, Dany V., Adam Nathan, Justin Medved, Amir Ebrahimnia,

Whitney Baker, Tee Loo’s Kitchen, Joel Smye, Simon Rojas, Andrew

Allsgood, DJ Zahra, and Marc de Breyne with many more supporters!

7pm-2:30 AM

Minimum donation: $5

All money raised at the door, a percentage of bar sales, and the proceedsof the auction (featuring products from Puma Clothing, Prize Records, Crash Records and Bustle Clothing) will be donated.

2. Thursday Jan 13th @ The Embassy (223 Augusta Ave)

Hosted by Nirmala from Controller Controller, with DJs

DJ Serious, Mike Tull, Denise Benson, Brenden Canning Broken Social

Scene, Abacus, DJ Nav, John Kong, Son of S.O.U.L., Dalia, Dj Nana,

Jocelyn D, DJ Nav, John Kong, Noel Nanton, Kola, Chocolate, Sonar, DJ Amita


$10 – $50 sliding scale

3. Friday Jan 21: The big one…. Legendary South Asian singer Shahid

Ali Khan will perform at the Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queen Street W.)

7pm onward

$10 in advance (

$15 at the door

Khan is a disciple of the late great Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali

Khan. This is a huge deal.