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Fundraising Concert for Anishnawbek Music Program

Fundraising Concert for Anishnawbek Music Program
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2022 EDT
Time: 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location: Noelville Arena
Address: 21 St Christophe St
City/Province: Noelville , Ontario

(Henvey Inlet First Nation – July 07, 2022) A music program and recording studio could soon become a reality in Henvey Inlet First Nation. Anishinabe musician Mark Beachey is breathing life to this vision through a fundraising concert.

Mark Beachey Entertainment and Henvey Inlet First Nation Health Centre are presenting a concert and karaoke contest. One Ugly Cowboy is a country/rock band from Toronto and are headlining the event.

Beachey says, “The music program and the recording studio will give youth and community members the opportunity to heal, grow and learn.”

“As a 60’s Scoop Survivor, if it wasn’t for music I wouldn’t be here. It has helped me heal,” he said. Beachey has been playing music for 48 years and wants to give back to community. The musician has played at venues such as the Skydome pow wow, Ontario Place and the SunFest in London, Ontario. His music is currently being heard online throughout the world. Beachey also participated as a judge in the 1995 Juno Awards for Best Aboriginal Music category.

“Any little bit will help achieve this dream,” he added.

Just 45 minutes from Sudbury, the event takes place at the Noelville Arena in Noelville Ontario on July 30th. Karoake contest starts at noon and the concert, will be opened by Mark Beachey gets underway at 6pm.

For tickets of more information, go to https://markbeachey.com/.

Mark Beachey is Anishinabe from Matachewan First Nation in Treaty 9 territory. He resides in Henvey Inlet First Nation in Robinson Huron Treaty territory.

 

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For media inquires, contact Mark Beachey at mbeachey@lakeheadu.ca or 705-919-1224.

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