The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the return of the much-loved annual tradition, The Andy Kim Christmas. Now in its 19th year, this magical event promises an unforgettable evening filled with performances from Canada’s most iconic artists, all in the heart of Toronto’s legendary Massey Hall.
This year’s show is more than just a concert; it’s a celebration of the spirit of giving. All proceeds from the event will be donated to CAMH’s Gifts of Light, making this a night where music and charity harmoniously intertwine.
“I can’t believe it’s the 19th Annual Andy Kim Christmas supporting CAMH Gifts of Light. I’m so thankful to Toronto’s community of talented artists, each year they come together & donate their time for such a worthy cause,” said Andy Kim. “The heart of this great city continues to inspire as we come together, as one, for an evening of music and love.”
The lineup for this year’s show is as diverse as a box of Christmas chocolates, featuring a carefully curated selection of outstanding short films from 20 countries. With previous guests including Alex Lifeson, Arkells, Barenaked Ladies, Billy Talent, Bobby Bazini, Broken Social Scene, BUCK65, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Choir! Choir! Choir!, City and Colour, Colin James, Cowboy Junkies, Dan Hill, Feist, Georgia Harmer, High Flyer, Jacksoul, Jake Clemons, Jully Black, Kim Mitchell, Lights, Maestro, Men Without Hats, Metric, Michel Pagliaro, Molly Johnson, Nelly Furtado, Ron Sexsmith, Russell Peters, Sam Roberts, Sarah McLachlan, Scott Helman, Serena Ryder, Sloan, The Sadies, The Sheepdogs, The Strumbellas, The Trews, Tom Cochrane, Tom Wilson and Tyler Shaw among many others.
So mark your calendars for Wednesday December 6th and prepare to be swept up in the magic of the season. The Andy Kim Christmas is not just a concert; it’s a heartwarming celebration of music and giving that perfectly captures the spirit of the holiday season.