Saturday, February 25, 2012

David Foster and Josh Groban Headline Miracle Concert #yyjmusic #yyjevents @joshgroban @officialdfoster

Feb. 23, 2012, Victoria, BCThe David Foster Foundation is pleased to announce that TELUS is now the marquee sponsor of the foundation’s May 25 - 27, 2012 Miracle Concert and Gala Weekend in Victoria as it celebrates its 25th anniversary year.
“TELUS is pleased to support the exceptional work being done by the David Foster Foundation and we are proud of their tireless efforts to assist organ recipient families at a time when it is needed most,” said Mel Cooper, Chair of the TELUS Victoria Community Board. “For 25 years, the David Foster Foundation has helped more than 700 families across Canada. Together, we will continue to support transplant recipients and their families and raise awareness of the importance of organ donation in Canada.”

In addition to the TELUS sponsorship announcement, David Foster, 16-time Grammy Award winner and chair of the foundation – via Skype – announced that concert single ticket sales for the 25th Anniversary Miracle Concert & Gala will go on sale one week from today on Thursday, March 1, 2012.

“I am so excited to be coming back home to Victoria-my hometown,” said Foster. “To be able to celebrate our 25th anniversary with the Victoria community who supported the foundation from the very beginning is a thrill for me.”

Foster announced Josh Groban, Kenny G and American Idol winner Ruben Studdard to the growing list of entertainers who will join him May 26, 2012 for the Miracle Concert at Save on Foods Memorial Centre. In August 2011, the Canadian Tenors were named as the first act on board for this once-in-a-lifetime concert.
Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 1 at noon through Select Your Tickets at the Save on Foods Memorial Centre box office, by phone at 250-220-7777, or online at Ticket prices range from $75, $125 and a limited number of $250 VIP seats and are subject to applicable taxes and service charges.

For those wishing to take part in the full weekend experience, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel is offering Grand Opening Gala Packages, available for purchase for CDN $5,000 per person, based on double occupancy and a three-day, two-night stay.

Weekend guests will be treated to a private Friday night concert in the David Foster Foundation Theatre, opportunities to mix, mingle and dine with celebrity guests, full complimentary access to all of the hotel’s amenities and attendance at a spectacular dinner with VIP seating for the David Foster Foundation 25th Anniversary Miracle Concert & Gala. One hundred per cent of the proceeds from these packages will go to the David Foster Foundation.