Food Banks to Benefit from CMT Music Fest with Eric Church, Zac Brown, Tom Cochrane

By Aaron Brophy 4/23/16 |

Corus Friends and Family Day, perishable food donations are provided in benefit of Corus Feeds Kids and The Daily Bread Foodbank. Location: Corus Entertainment, Toronto, ON — photo credit: Corus Entertainment
Country music fans have another good reason to buy tickets to the CMT Music Fest happening July 8-9 in Kitchener, Ontario.

CMT Music Fest, which features country music giants Eric Church and the Zac Brown Band in addition to big Canadian names like Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, The Road Hammers and Lindi Ortega, will be donating $2 through the Corus Feed Kids program to local food banks in the Waterloo/Kitchener region when people purchase single-day tickets to the event.

Launched in 2012, Corus Feed Kids is a national program "dedicated to nourishing the bodies and minds of Canadian children, supporting their healthy development and long-term success." In the four years since launching Corus Feed Kids has raised more than $6 million and dedicated more than 3,000 employee hours to helping local food banks.

Here's the lineup for the CMT Music Fest (subject to change):

Friday, July 8
Eric Church
Kip Moore
Andrew Hyatt
Brothers Osborne
Lindi Ortega
Meghan Patrick
Saturday, July 9
Zac Brown Band
Tom Cochrane with Red Rider
The Road Hammers
Drake White and the Big Fire
Kira Isabella
Leah Daniels
Cold Creek County
The Washboard Union

Single day tickets for CMT Music Fest cost $109 plus service charges. More information can be found here.

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