How else can an explanation be given for the generous outpouring of love and money last evening at The Virgin Mobile Corona Theater.
The eight annual Rock for Dimes took place. An event which places corporate bands against one another to ultimately decide a winning crown. A gilded topping. A notch in the music belt …
However, it is not the bands which win. The real winners are the receivers of the generosity and hard work of March of Dimes Canada. An organization which allocates funds to many categories of people in need.
Nobody’s Business won as the best band of the evening. All the bands put on a great show !
Last night, over $40,000 was raised to help the organization carry on their tradition of helping the less fortunate. Thank you Montreal. Thanks to all the musicians and …
Rock for Dimes Montreal is entering it’s eight year. By the amount of money raised so far – it would appear to be in it’s 20th incarnation.
A lot of money raised in a short time means two things;Montrealers are generous and Montrealers love to Rock n Roll!
Rock for Dimes is a charity evening which places ‘cover’ bands in direct competition with one another. In a friendly way – of course. The winners get to gloat for one year until they return to defend their crowns and pride.
A year long reign as the Kings of Rock n’ Roll!
Please listen below as Marc Dore; the chairman for Rock of Dimes Montreal – explains everything involved for the evening. He speaks of the origins of the March of Dimes and how Brett ( The Hit Man) Hart and William Shatner are involved …