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TODAY: Gaza benefit concert and silent auction happening in Montreal

Local bands, venues, artists and businesses are coming together to raise funds for the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund.

On Monday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m., a benefit concert and silent auction for Gaza will be happening at la Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent) in Montreal, raising money for the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund.

Among the bands performing are locals Yoo Doo Right, Durex, 1-Speed Bike (aka OSB) and pOKmon. Added to the bill over the weekend are Blxck Cxsper, klezmer band Yenne Velt and singer Ons Ammuochi.

The silent auction will feature prizes from dozens Montreal artists, artisans, designers, music venues and other types of organizations, businesses and service providers. Included on the long list of 80+ auction participants are bars/venues l’Escogriffe, Turbo HaĆ¼s and Bar de Courcelle, local labels Constellation Records (giving away the full Godspeed You! Black Emperor discography on vinyl!) and Mothland Records, CJLO and CKUT, writer Dimitri Nasrallah, musicians Eluvium, thisquietarmy and Backxwash, beauty/lifestyle brands Bee Balm Botanicals and Pony as well as Cabaret l’Enfer (currently one of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants).

There will also be speeches by Tamara Filyavich of Independent Jewish Voices Canada and poet Ehab Lotayef.

For more on the Gaza benefit concert and silent auction in Montreal, please visit the event page.

TODAY: Gaza benefit concert and silent auction happening in Montreal

This article was originally published on Oct. 20 and updated on Oct. 23, 2023.


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