BENEFEST FOR TIBET, a benefit concert for Tibetan refugees
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6066 Thunderbird Blvd
“BENEFEST FOR TIBET” fuses together some of Canada’s hottest acts, for a musical experience that’s bound to satisfy a wide array of tastes. From rock to rap, electronic to world fusion, there’s a sound in the mix that pleases everyone.Acts include Juno Award-winning singer/rapper K-os, Juno Nominated Matt Brevner, the world/fusion music ensemble “Delhi 2 Dublin”, Vancouver’s Indie Rock favourite “The Zolas”, Vancouver-based Electronic music duo “The Funk Hunters”, Polarize Prize nominated singer-songwriter Louise Burns and Canadian freak-pop band “Fake Shark – Real Zombie!”. The acts are all donating their talent for this event and 102.7 The Peak is the official radio sponsor. Light Organ records based out of Vancouver has offered half the acts from their label to support the cause.
EVENT: BENEFEST FOR TIBET, a benefit concert for Tibetan refugees
Where: UBC – Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver, BC
When: October 23, 2014, 7pm, TICKETS: $25
One hundred percent of the event proceeds will go to supporting the Vancouver chapter of the Tibetan Resettlement Project, a humanitarian initiative by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to resettle 1000 displaced Tibetans to Canada. The project reaches out to Tibetans living in the most impoverished refugee camps of Arunachal Pradesh, a region of northern India that borders Tibet.
Tickets are currently available through ticketmaster.