Matt Mays, Neon Dreams, Jenn Grant Classified and Joel Plaskett Emergency to headline WILDFIRE RECOVERY CONCERT at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, June 9

(Halifax, NS) – To help raise much needed funds to support those affected by the Nova Scotia wildfires, the Nova Scotia music industry is coming together to present a WILDFIRE RECOVERY CONCERT at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia this Friday, June 9 at 7pm. All proceeds will be donated to the United Way.

Performing artists:
Adam Baldwin & The Jenny Wren
Dave Sampson
Deedee Austin
Jenn Grant
Joe H. Henry
Joel Plaskett Emergency
Kim Harris
Matt Mays
Neon Dreams
Rankin MacInnis

Tickets go on sale tomorrow, June 6 at 12 noon and will be available online at ticketatlantic.com

Show time is 7 p.m. with doors at 6 p.m. All ages welcome.

“East Coasters come together in times of need. It’s just the way it goes. Family first. I’m looking forward to turning the Scotiabank Centre into a gigantic kitchen on Friday night to turn it up with some of the best talent in the land. See you all there!” – Matt Mays

“It’s hard to explain the devastation around these wildfires to our kids but at least we can show them that whenever there is a tragedy in our community, the best way to move forward is by coming together.” – Jenn Grant

“There are Nova Scotians badly in need as a result of these fires and our music community is, once again, moved to step up to help!” – Brookes Diamond

“Like everyone, we were all overwhelmed by the losses incurred by our fellow Nova Scotians, but very proud to see the outpouring of support by the music community to help on such short notice.” – Louis Thomas, Sonic Concerts Ltd.

The Wildfire Recovery Concert is co-produced by Sonic Concerts and Brookes Diamond Productions.

Concert Partners: Scotiabank Centre, Phillips Public Relations, Tour Tech East, II Eleven Backline Rental and The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax.

About United Way
United Way Halifax is a local impact organization bridging gaps for people experiencing poverty and marginalization in Nova Scotia. It changes lives by providing funding, creating solutions, partnering with others, and advocating for change.