Congratulations to all the musicians, patrons and volunteers for making Santa’s Beard such a success. Here’s the link to the review in the Ottawa Citizen (http://blogs NULL.ottawacitizen NULL.com/2011/12/18/spirit-of-rasputins-showcase-of-ottawa-bands/ ).
The Ottawa Valley Special, The Elementals, The Amanda Bon Band and The Gerry Griffin Band provided a stellar evening of music. And thanks to the volunteers who make this event happen: Carol Noel, Elaine Gibson, Isabel Bouchard, Katherine Gunn, Heather Evenchick, Sharon Letovsky, Kate Morgan,
Mark Evenchick and Hollis Morgan.
And thank you, audience, for making the show a sold out success and for being so generous with your donations.
Here is Kate Morgan’s Gallery of photographs:
What: The December version of Rasputin’s Beard, a fast-paced four band showcase.
When: 8-10pm Saturday, December 17
Where: Westboro Masonic Hall, 430 Churchill at Byron
Who: Ottawa Valley Special, The Elementals, Amanda Bon Band, and Gerry Griffin Band.
NO COVER!! Pass-the-hat/pay-what-you-can.
All net proceeds will go to The Snowsuit Fund. The Fund gratefully accepts donations of cash and knitted articles as well as gently used winter outerwear, hats, mitts and boots of all sizes. They endeavour to provide every eligible child with a brand new snowsuit. However, many of their clientele have older children in need of winter clothing, or the parents themselves are in need of a warm coat. Good quality used items can help bridge that gap. Continue reading