Andy Kim lines up Metric, the Sadies, Broken Social Scene for Christmas fundraiser

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TORONTO – Canadian rock band Metric, the Sadies and Broken Social Scene will ring in the holidays at this year’s Andy Kim Christmas Charity Concert.

The musical numbers are part of the first wave of performers who will participate in Kim’s annual fundraiser for CAMH Gifts of Light, supporting patients at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health.

The show will take place at Massey Hall in Toronto on December 7 and tickets will go on sale Friday through Ticketmaster.

Others are expected to appear including pop artist Scott Helman, singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith, Juno Award-winning jazz artist Molly Johnson and ‘Sometimes When We Touch’ singer Dan Hill. .

Kim says he also invited newcomers High Flyer, co-hosted by Lyle Herbert-Robertson, the 23-year-old son of Barenaked Ladies frontman Ed Robertson.

The “Rock Me Gently” singer says he also plans to announce a second wave of artists joining the lineup in the coming weeks.

Sadies’ appearance comes as the band wrap up their first national tour since frontman Dallas Good died in February. His brother and longtime bandmate Travis stepped in as lead singer.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on October 26, 2022.

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