Samaritanmag

Music-heavy news site about charities, causes and good deeds

Karen Bliss

The second annual Speak Music Be Kind Festival, of course will be online this year Feb. 5-6, due to the coronavirus pandemic, but despite the hardship to many in the music industry because the live...
"The Hill We Climb" by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman: Mr. President, Dr. Biden, Madam Vice-President, Mr. Emhoff, Americans and the world, When day comes, we ask...
The 16th Annual Andy Kim Christmas Special, which aired for the first time on national television Dec. 19 and 24 on Citytv, raised over $190,000 for Crew Nation, CAMH Gift of...
The Tragically Hip’s Courage face mask is still for sale, but the rock band is already donating a good chunk of money from the sales to Unison Benevolent Fund, which provides emergency...
Andy Kim has put on his eponymous Christmas Special in Toronto for 15 years with dozens of notable guest singers, but tonight (Dec. 19) the "Rock Me Gently/Sugar Sugar" singer/songwriter...
War Child far exceeded their $100,000 goal during its recent 90-minute online telethon, Rise Together, bringing in a total of $211,600, of which $18,545 was from an auction that included...
Six-time Juno Award winner Johnny Reid, who last month released My Kind Of Christmas Deluxe Edition, including a rollicking take-that-2020 song “A Time For Having Fun,” is hosting A...
Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson has the lead role as George Bailey in a virtual table read of the 1946 classic film It’s a Wonderful Life, which will stream Dec.13 on Zoom at 8 p...
In honour of the Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards' 77th birthday on Dec. 18, and the coronavirus that has killed live music for the time being, the 11th annual Keithmas fundraising...
Sloan, Dan Mangan, Said The Whale and Charles Spearin are among the artists who have laid down Christmas or holiday songs for a compilation, Home For The Holidays, put out by Toronto’s Arts...

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