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Lots of good music for good causes this week

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This week, there are a lot of concerts for good causes.
 In addition to Country for a Country in Need at the Yates Centre, May 21, with Sean Hogan, Duane Big Daddy Weave plays  Victory Church for World Vision this week. photo from bigdaddyweave.comSteele, Trevor Panczac and  Alyssa McQuaid, there is another concert for a good cause on May 20 as well.
Popular Christian rock acts  Big Daddy Weave and  Building 429 will be performing at the Victory Church at 7 p.m., May 20 to help raise money for World Vision Canada. World Vision Canada is is a development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
 Big Daddy Weave is a contemporary Christian band composed of Mike Weaver (lead singer), Jay Weaver, Jeremy Redmon, Jeff Jones and Joe Shirk. Their popular songs include: "Every Time I Breathe," "Audience of One," one of the top 25 most performed ASCAP songs of 2003;  "In Christ," "Fields of Grace," "Without You," and "What Life Would Be Like." In 2002, the group received a Dove Award Nomination for “New Artist of the Year” and later honored two years in a row at ASCAP's 2003 and 2004 Christian Music Awards.
Building 429 is a North Carolina based Christian rock band signed to INO Records who  were the Gospel Music Association’s 2005 new artist of the year.
There are a couple other excellent shows this week as well. Shawni Shimbashi is having a CD release party at  the Lethbridge Legion, May 21. She will be performing as well as Kelliane, Phao and Angel Doucette.
 Plus Leah Marie King is back in Lethbridge to play the blues at the Slice, May 22. Stone Iris is also back to rock the Slice, May 20.
— by Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 18 May 2010 11:55 )  
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