The Annual Rock For Dimes Windsor, Big Battle of the Bands, in support of March of Dimes Canada takes place Friday, February 24, 2017 at Average Joe’s Sports Bar.
Come watch some of the best local rock bands compete for bragging rights as the city’s best band!
Competing bands are:
Band Rock Of Ages | Lawrence Affeldt | Midnight Metro | Wolfhooker
Also enjoy a special performance by Windsor’s very own Autumn Kings.
The bands will be judged by a roster of Canadian music professionals and local personalities. including Eric Bonnici of Eyes On Windsor and Dennis Ullman. Locals will remember Ullman as the drummer from Windsor’s Icy Redd band, known for their versatile style that features the top hits of today along with the very best classic tunes from the past. Ullman has worked as a freelance performer, educator and music festival adjudicator for over 30 years. Having Dennis on board as a Rock for Dimes Windsor judge will be a treat for local fans of Icy Redd.
Bands who participate will receive great prizes including great swag and gift cards. The top band will receive a beautiful Rock For Dimes Trophy.
In previous years local bands that competed included Atmora, Lawrence Hank, Bear Patrol, Loving Margot, Know Vacancy, Dan Reed, Red Legacy, Border City 5, Justin Zuccato Band, Among Titans, and 24 Sussex.
Tickets are $15 each
To purchase tickets of for more information visit the official Rock For Dimes Windsor event page or contact Dennis Ullman:
Associate Director, Special Events and Community Relations March of Dimes Canada
10 Overlea Blvd.
Toronto, ON M4H 1A4
1.800.263.DIME (3463) x7336
2017 will be the thirteenth year for Rock for Dimes. Beginning with a single event in Toronto in 2004, Rock for Dimes is now March of Dimes Canada’s flagship fundraiser, with events in cities across Canada, and has raised over $1,300,000 to date. Rock for Dimes demonstrates what can be accomplished when good music, good fun, and fundraising are combined to help support people with physical disabilities, their families and their caregivers.
To date, Rock for Dimes Windsor has raised $23,200 and this year the goal is to raise another $10,000 to go towards MODC’s Assistive Devices Program.
This year’s national sponsors are Long & McQuade, Airgo Medical, Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund and Agency59, along with our local sponsors Caesars Casino and AutoMax who will be a part of the event. Please contact MODC for more information about local sponsorship opportunities.