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Foreigner's Mick Jones, and Lou Gramm Raise $s For Shriners Charity

An exclusive collection of Foreigner’s greatest hits, Jukebox Hero The Musical, named after the musical theatre production which had its world premiere last week at Toronto’s Ed Mirvish Th

Foreigner's Mick Jones, and Lou Gramm Raise $s For Shriners Charity

By Karen Bliss

An exclusive collection of Foreigner’s greatest hits, Jukebox Hero The Musical, named after the musical theatre production which had its world premiere last week at Toronto’s Ed Mirvish Theatre, raised $4,765 for Shriners Hospital for Children in Montreal.


The two-CD set — featuring songs recorded by Foreigner, live and in the studio, such as the title track "Juke Box Hero," "Cold As Ice," "Dirty White Boy," "Double Vision," "Feels Like The First Time," "Head Games," "Hot Blooded," "I Don't Want To Live Without You," "I Want To Know What Love Is," "Say You, Will," "That Was Yesterday," "Urgent" and "Waiting For A Girl Like You” — was sold at the merch table and by volunteer Shriners walking around the venue before start-time and at intermission over five days and seven shows.

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Anyone who purchased the CD for $20 — 953 CDs were sold — was entered into a raffle at the end of each show to win a guitar signed by Foreigner founders Mick Jones (guitar) and Lou Gramm (original frontman).

In an interview in Toronto, Jones and Gramm, who with Foreigner sold some 75 million albums in the 70s and 80s, talked about the charities they recently support. – Continue reading the exclusive Karen Bliss feature on the SamaritanMag website.

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Diljit Dosanjh Announces Another Canadian Stadium Concert, at Toronto's Rogers Centre

Dosanjh had previously announced a record-breaking concert at Vancouver's BC Place, and now adds 12 more dates to his history-making Dil-Luminati tour, which will mark the first time a Punjabi musician has headlined at both Vancouver and Toronto stadiums.

Diljit Dosanjh is making more history with his latest tour announcement.

The artist has revealed where he'll be taking his Dil-Luminati tour this summer, adding twelve new dates following his previously announced stadium show in Vancouver. The tour promises to be monumental: beginning in Vancouver and ending in Toronto, it marks the first time a Punjabi artist has headlined Vancouver's BC Place and Toronto's Rogers Centre. The BC Place performance is also set to be the largest ever Punjabi music concert outside of India, at a sold-out capacity of 54,000.

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