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On behalf of The Gift of Music Team, we want to thank each and everyone of you that made this evening a memorable and successful one.
Whether you performed, sponsored, photographed, video-recorded, blogged, donated, sponsored, advertised or supported through attending, we are grateful for your participation, and happy to have brought you such an amazing show!
Please stay tuned for future Gift of Music events. The Gift of Music is the gift that keeps on giving!
December 2, 2010 at the Hard Rock Cafe was HISTORY IN THE MAKING
In just under 3 weeks…
One of the most spectacular Urban showcases is taking place on December 2, 2010 at the beautiful Hard Rock Cafe located at Yonge and Dundas Square and you DO NOT want to miss out! Kid Kut – The Voice of the Vibe and IV Play Entertainment proudly present “The Gift of Music”, an evening of musical performances by a star-studded cast of Canada’s hottest Urban artists AND after-party with 2 of Canada’s most recognized deejays. This event hosted by one of Hip-Hop’s greatest talents is guaranteed to be an evening of pure entertainement, and 100% of the proceeds from this evening will be donated to MusiCounts Canada, associated with CARAS, to presrve music programs in schools across Canada through funding.
Where else can you see….
AN EVENING OF UNPARALLELED MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT
WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE
THE GIFT OF MUSIC TO GENERATIONS TO COME!
We are just 3 weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated events for the remainder of the year!
The Gift of Music (Toronto Edition)
December 2nd, 2010
The Hard Rock Cafe, Yonge and Dundas, Toronto
Presented to you by:
Kid Kut and IV Play
“Mr. International” Kardinal Offishall
AIM Dance Team
Jester and P-Plus
Tickets to The Gift of Music can be purchased online at
www.ticketgateway.com OR at the following ticket outlets:
SHINE Barbershop and Hair Salon – 905.790.3031
Play de Record – 416.586.0380
Broadway Fashion – 416.296.0609
All Proceeds benefitting MusiCounts Canada, associated with CARAS, a charity based organization that focuses on supporting music programs in schools across Canada.
For info and booth reservations:
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KID KUT THE VOICE OF THE VIBE AND IV PLAY BRING CANADIAN ARTISTS TOGETHER TO GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCTOBER 25, 2010 – TORONTO, ON
Toronto’s three time Stylus Award winner Kid Kut in collaboration with IV Play Entertainment present an evening of music to benefit MusiCounts Canada – Known for being a member of one of the pioneering urban sound crews representing Toronto, Canada, Kid Kut (formerly of the Baby Blue Soundcrew) has been a staple in the Canadian music industry for almost two decades. On Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at the Hard Rock Café (259 Yonge Street at Dundas) he and fellow music lover Natalie “IV Play” Powell invite you to share in “The Gift of Music”, an event featuring live performances by a star-studded roster of artists that have worked with Kid Kut as a producer and MC, and share his love of music. This A-list event, hosted by Kardinal “Mr. International” Offishall, shall feature live performances by Kim Davis, Aion Clarke, Daniel Daley, Choclair, Saukrates, Trish, Melanie Durrant, Ray Robinson and pianist Khandi, with appearances from several surprise guests. An after party will follow with music by two of Toronto’s top rated DJs, P-Plus and Jester of The New Flow 93.5 FM.
“I have benefitted from music in so many ways, both personally and professionally, and I wanted to find a way to give back and open a door for others. That is why MusiCounts seemed like the right choice.” – Kid Kut
MusiCounts associated with CARAS, is a charity based organization that focuses on supporting music programs in schools across Canada, ensuring that children of all walks of life have access to music education through instrument grants, scholarships and other music initiatives. Just this month, an announcement was made that 71 schools across Canada will benefit from Band Aid grants to the tune of $560,000 worth of new musical instruments, the most ever to benefit from these grants. For more information on MusiCounts, please see their official website at www.musicounts.ca.
The Hard Rock Café, located in the heart of Toronto, is a perfect venue for such an event which boasts a long history of live performances. With limited advanced tickets available, it is strongly recommended that you purchase yours early, as it is guaranteed to sell out.
On December 2nd, 2010, you can expect an evening of unparalleled musical entertainment, along with the opportunity to give the gift of music to generations to come via silent auctions, and raffles. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to MusiCounts Canada on behalf of Kid Kut, IV Play, the artists and the event planning team.
“Music has always played an important role in my life. I am honoured to be involved with an event that allows children to grow and benefit through the joy of music” – Natalie of IV Play.
“Music touches our lives on the deepest of levels. It educates us, unifies us, and inspires us.” - Darling Nicky
Tickets to The Gift of Music can be purchased online at www.ticketgateway.com and for info and booth reservations please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join us at The Gift of Music on December 2nd, 2010 at The Hard Rock Café.
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If you are just as tired as I am of getting tangled in your headphones while working out. Check this out for a quick fix
Sony launched the new Walkman W series Mp3 players for those who hate to be tangled in wires while listening to their favorite music on the Go. The Walkman can be comfortably plugged into your ears with a small cable behind the head which fits all sizes of heads- big or small.
Weighing just 35 grams, the Walkman is available in five colors- black, white, pink, violet and lime. It features a 2GB storage memory.
With no space for a display, the Walkman’s ‘Zappin’ feature allows the users to find the right tunes easily by just clicking the Jog Dial operation on the inside earpiece. A fully charged battery gives a music playback of upto 12 hours. Also, a quick charge function allows the user to enjoy 90 minutes of music playback with a charge time of just 3 minutes. The Walkman can also be charged through a USB cable used for the music transfer.
The ‘Content Transfer’ software included with the pack allows the users to transfer the music to the Walkman from online music services, like iTunes by simple ‘Drag & Drop’ feature.