Platinum-certified recording artist Skrillex has announced a partnership with non-profit organization Bridges For Music for for his Full Flex Express cross-Canada train tour, which kicks off July 8 at Ottawa’s Bluesfest. On each stop of the tour, Skrillex will donate two CDJ 2000s and one DJM 900 mixer to a local youth organisation and provide a short a demo for the kids on how to use the gear. The electronic musician will also lead a “behind the scenes” tour during sound check. A portion of all proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Bridges for Music’s fund for the construction of the Langa Music School in South Africa. Bridges For Music is also offering exclusive VIP packages and prizes for those who donate through their Urgency Network crowd-funding page.
A list of the local youth organisations supported with this campaign can be viewed below.
|July 8th||Ottawa||Dover Court Community Center|
|July 9th||Quebec||Ampli de Quebec|
|July 10th||Montreal||Head and Hands|
|July 11th||Toronto||The Remix Project|
|July 14th||Winnipeg||Manitoba Conservatory|
|July 15th||Saskatoon||Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre|
|July 19th||Pemberton||Pemberton Arts & Cultural Council|