“EDMONTON FOR SOUTHERN ALBERTA” BENEFIT CONCERT
CORB LUND WITH JR. GONE WILD + FRIENDS
Sunday, July 28th, 2013
Doors: 7:30 pm Show: 8:30 pm
The Starlite Room – Edmonton
10030 102 St NW Edmonton, AB. T5J 0V6 (780) 428-1099
Tickets: $40 ON SALE WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013
All proceeds go to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Flood Funds.
When I started hearing reports of a flood surpassing the one in 2005 coming Calgary’s way, it didn’t really hit me until I started seeing the pictures. But seeing a city and area I love and know so well in such trouble was eerie and emotional. I guess it’s a small taste of what people in New Orleans and New York and Oklahoma have felt recently.
I grew up in the foothills of southern Alberta and the Calgary area has been very good to me and my career for at least a couple of decades. I feel like I have to help in whatever small way I can. There will be bigger charity events, and I plan to be involved with those too, but it was important for me and some of my Edmonton musical friends to show our support and concern more personally by having our own benefit event as well. I hope this can give the people down south a little boost knowing that we’re thinking about them, both in Calgary and in the surrounding areas that were flooded, including the High River area and the Siksika Nation.