OUR GOAL:

The South Georgian Bay Music Foundation (SGBMF) has been established to advance music education in the South Georgian Bay area: Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Thornbury and Meaford by providing a variety of musical performances and fundraisers presenting jazz, blues, First Nations, Gospel, bands and choral groups.

SGB Music Foundation appreciates your SUPPORT, IDEAS AND DONATIONS to keep music alive in the schools and to advance a variety of musical forms in the South Georgian Bay area.

 

Thank YOU for a FANTASTIC summer at the Station! Your attendance and continued support is what makes Jazz and Blues Live at the Station, what it is today.

This summer the average attendance each week was 700 people! Our biggest show had over 1,000 attendees!!

As a result of your amazing support, we raised $12,000 from the 10 shows this summer!

The funds raised will be given to the music programs at: Collingwood Collegiate Institute, Jean Vanier Catholic High School, Stayner Collegiate Institute, Georgian Bay Secondary, St. Mary’s Elementary School, Admiral Elementary School and Thornbury Elementary School.

Jazz and Blues Live at the Station 2019 was brought to you by South Georgian Bay Music Foundation and supported by our major sponsors: Town of Collingwood, Balmoral Village Community, Collingwood Hyundai, The Shipyards and Life by the Water, Stone Project Management Ltd, Side Launch Brewing Company and Collingwood Downtown BIA.

The 10 concerts would not have been FREE to the public, were it not for our sponsors – THANK YOU!

Thank you to CHS Productions for the excellent sound and to Harbour Street Fish Bar, Collingwood Ice Cream Truck and Press Market for the refreshing beverages, savoury snacks and delicious treats.

We would also like to extend a sincere “Thank You” to the many volunteers who helped with the production of the shows each week.

Please stay tuned for dates and band info for Summer 2020. We will update you as information becomes available.

PLAYING IT FORWARD

It is recognized that all of the South Georgian Bay area elementary and secondary schools have needs for musical instruction, musical instruments, costs of trips to music events and cost of staging shows.  The South Georgian Bay Music Foundation (SGBMF) has been established to raise funds to help students experience the rewards and opportunities of music education by increasing music presentations and financial support for these musical needs.

In addition to supporting music programs in schools, there is also a need in South Georgian Bay for a Performing Arts Centre that can be shared by various music, theatre and arts groups. Let’s work together to make it happen.

Thank you for supporting music in the South Georgian Bay area.

DONATE NOW

3 Ways:

1. Click on the Pay Pal button and follow steps – no need to have a PayPal account

2. Interac e-Transfer:  Please send an Interac transfer to the following email address: info@sgbmusicfoundation.org

3. Pay by cheque to: SGB Music Foundation,  22 Kells Crescent, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 0A8.

Charitable registration #  75892 7727 RR0001

**All donations of $20 or more will be e-receipted.  If you need a paper tax receipt, please advise.

 

AUSTIN  McCARTHY

Now based out of Toronto, having finished his BComm in Finance in Paris, Austin is presently working on his second EP. Austin continues to explore his relationship with his music, his passion ever-evolving. Whether performing as a solo artist or with his band, Austin blends soulful guitar playing with organic lyrics that create an effortless mix of pop and blues. Austin is thrilled to be a part of Jazz and Blues at The Station 2019 summer concert series, bringing his 4 piece band from Montreal. He has always recognized the amazing support that he has had from this community and will never forget his roots.

Contact South Georgian Bay Music Foundation here... or call 416 818 4559

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