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Rock For Dimes Windsor 2018 | Battle of The Bands
February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
The Annual Rock For Dimes Windsor, Big Battle of the Bands, in support of March of Dimes Canada takes place Friday, February 16, 2018 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:
Zephur | The Trudys | Disaster Strike
Showcasing bands are:
Band Rock Of Ages | Rock Avenue | Midnight Metro
Panel of Judges
The bands will be judged by a roster of Canadian music professionals and local personalities including:
Walter Riggi (Riggi Media International Inc. & Windsor Raise Your Voice Singing Competition)
Jay Marchillo (Mix 96.7 FM & 100.7 Cool FM)
Unstoppable Tracy Schmitt (Motivational Speaker, MODC Advocate, Para-Olympian Medalist)
Tim Trombley (Director of Entertainment at Caesars Windsor)
Eric Bonnici (Eyes On Windsor)
Meet host of the event 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 back in Windsor 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, Wolfhooker, 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 at 1.905.718.8123, 1.800.263.DIME (3463) x7336 or [email protected]
2018 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 $1,500,000 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 $27,000 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 Airgo Medical and Agency59, along local sponsor Average Joes Sports Bar, Caesars Windsor, Eyes on Windsor, Riggi Media International Inc., Mike Kovaliv Photography, Cool FM 100.7 and Coral Spa. Please contact MODC for more information about local sponsorship opportunities.