Simple Plan Rock World Tour Charity Kick Off Concert Raising $14K For T2B

Simple Plan with special guests Huttch kicked off the popular Canadian rock group’s World Tour right here in Windsor. The concert was in support of Transition to Betterness. The concert rocked Windsor fans at the Olde Walkerville Theatre on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.

Simple Plan performing at the Olde Walkerville Theatre.The concert was presented by Blackburn Radio Inc. (Hit Music Mix 96.7 & Canada’s CoOL-FM) in honour of the late Richard Costley-White, the former owner of the company.

“I couldn’t think of a better way to honour Richard and that’s how this whole thing started,” says Zaharchuck. “Richard loved the fun side of radio and Richard was an amazing philanthropist,” says event coordinator Cathy Zaharchuck of Blackburn Radio Inc.

The concert was an intimate show with the multi-platinum Canadian band just two days before Simple Plan released their new album ‘Taking One For The Team’ on Friday, February 19, 2016. The band will officially kick off their World Tour in Madrid, Spain on February 24, 2016.

Huttch performs in front of a packed crowd at the Olde Walkerville Theatre.Opening for Simple Plan was local Windsor indie rock trio Huttch made up of Sebastian Abt (lead vocals and guitar), Zack Vivier (bass) and Robbie Cervi (drums). The is known for their wild, spot on, and contagious live performances.

A special VIP sound check meet and greet took place just before the show. Guests enjoyed the bands setting up for the show and were able to meet them up close and personal.

Our photographer took some great shots in the dressing room as Huttch prepared for the show.

In all a total of $14,103 was raised in support of Transition to Betterness.

In Photos: Simple Plan Charity Concert in Windsor With Local Band Huttch

Photos by Anthony Sheardown Photography

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Pierre Bouvier of Simple Plan sings during concert at Olde Walkerville Theatre while shaking hands with fans.

Simple Plan bassist David Desrosiers performing at Olde Walkerville Theatre.

Simple Plan drummer Chuck Comeau performing in Windsor, Ontario.

Shot of Simple Plan and the crowd of fans cheering at the Olde Walkerville Theatre.

Huttch backstage before the show.

Zack Vivier and Robbie Cervi backstage getting ready for concert.

Sebastian Abt getting ready for the show backstage.

Robbie Cervi playing drums at concert wearing Group Hug Apparel t-shirt.

Zack Vivier of Huttch plays bass guitar during show.

Sebastian Abt of Huttch playing guitar on stage.

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