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Benefit Events for Tsunami Victims

Benefit events for tsunami victims (December 26, 2004 in South Asia) are happening all around the world.
Barenaked Ladies are involved in three events.
(Please be aware, that new information might be available every day/hour!)

January 13, 2005 - Canada for Asia - Tsunami Relief Concert on CBC

CBC will broadcast Canada for Asia, a tsunami relief concert
on January 13, 2005

The show will air on CBC TV and on CBC Radio One.
CBC is also offering the show as a simulcast to all other TV and radio outlets in Canada.

Air Times:
7:00 - 10:00 pm in every time zone except Newfoundland
7:30 - 10:30 pm in Newfoundland

Canada for Asia will be beamed out of the CBC Broadcasting Centre in Toronto.
It's not known, if the public will be allowed to take part as members of a studio audience.

Appearing Acts:
Tom Cochrane (he is also helping to organize the event)
Anne Murray
Barenaked Ladies
Blue Rodeo
Bruce Cockburn
Bryan Adams
Celine Dion (from Las Vegas)
Daniel Lanois
Gord Downie (of Tragically Hip)
Jann Arden
Molly Johnson
Oscar Peterson
Rush
Sloan
Margret Atwood (author)
Don Cherry (sports commentator)
Bubbles (of the Trailer Park Boys)

Hosts:
Ron MacLean
Rick Mercer

Proceeds go to:
World Vision
The Canadian Red Cross
UNICEF
OXFAM Canada
Care Canada
Save the Children Canada
Development and Peace
OXFAM Quebec
Community groups across the country

Articles/Sources:
Canada For Asia - Press Release - PDF
(www.canadaforasia.ca - January 7, 2005)

CBC to broadcast tsunami relief concert
(cbc.ca - January 8, 2005)

CBC announces plans for latest tsunami benefit concert next Thursday
(canada.com/The Canadian Press - January 9, 2005)

Links:
CBC

January 29, 2005 - Concert for Tsunami Relief - Vancouver, BC

Nettwerk Artists play a Tsunami Relief Benefit in Vancouver
at the General Motors Place on Saturday January 29, 2005 - 7:00 pm.
The concert is being arranged by BNL Manager and Nettwerk head Terry McBride.

The event will be broadcast live and commercial-free on CTV.

Appearing Acts:
Avril Lavigne
Barenaked Ladies
Chantal Kreviazuk
Raine Maida (of Our Lady Peace)
Sarah McLachlan

Tickets:
TicketMaster Canada

Proceeds go to:
Care Canada
Doctors Without Borders
OXFAM Canada
War Child Canada

Articles/Sources:
Stars headline B.C. benefit concert for tsunami victims
(The Vancouver Sun - January 6, 2005)

CTV to Present Live, Commercial-Free Broadcast of The Concert for Tsunami Relief Saturday, Jan. 29
(CTV.ca - January 6, 2005)

Avril, Brent Butt among headliners for tsunami concerts
(cbc-ca - January 6, 2005)

Links:
Nettwerk
CTV

January 31, 2005 - Concert for Tsunami Relief - Calgary, AB

Nettwerk Artists play a Tsunami Relief Benefit in Calgary
at the Pengrowth Saddledome on Monday January 31, 2005 - 07:00 pm.
The concert is being arranged by BNL Manager and Nettwerk head Terry McBride.

Appearing Acts:
Barenaked Ladies
Brent Butt
Bruce Cockburn
Chantal Kreviazuk
Raine Maida (of Our Lady Peace)
Sarah McLachlan

Tickets:
TicketMaster Canada

Proceeds go to:
Care Canada
Doctors Without Borders
OXFAM Canada
War Child Canada

Articles/Sources:
Calgary concert aids tsunami survivors
(Calgary Herald - January 6, 2005)

Avril, Brent Butt among headliners for tsunami concerts
(cbc-ca - January 6, 2005)

Links:
Nettwerk



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