Local musicians to pay tribute to Gord Downie

Posted at 7:52 am on November 8, 2017 | Filed Under: News

A tribute concert and fund-raiser is being held in Antigonish to remember a Canadian Icon. Gord Downie passed away a month ago after a battle with brain cancer,

Gord Downie
(from the Tragically Hip web site)

which has sparked one man to organize a concert in Antigonish.

On the day of Downie’s death, Brent Collins asked his musician friends if they would be intersted in having a concert where they raise some money and play some Tragically Hip songs. Collins says the concept quickly picked up momentum:
The concert will be held at the Bauer Theatre on November 24th at 8:00PM. Collins says tickets are $20, and donations are also welcome. The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada has told Collins that they are a supporting partner of the show.