Re:Sound and MusiCounts partner to mark their 25th anniversaries with a goal of raising $50,000

TORONTO, ON, July 5, 2022 – Re:Sound is celebrating the 10th anniversary of their annual benefit concert Re:Wind: Back to Live on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6:30 PM. at Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor St. W., Toronto).

After two years of virtual events, this year’s exciting in-person event is in support of MusiCounts Band Aid Program, which provides under-resourced schools with grants to purchase musical instruments, equipment, and resources.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with MusiCounts for this year’s benefit concert,” says Lou Ragagnin, President and CEO of Re:Sound. “The MusiCounts Band Aid Program is nurturing the next generation of musicians, artists and industry professionals that will help the Canadian music industry continue to flourish.”

2022 marks the 25th anniversaries of Re:Sound and MusiCounts.  This significant milestone will be celebrated with special musical performances from Re:Sound colleagues, industry professionals and surprise guests. It will also feature an online silent auction.

“We are so grateful to be the beneficiary of Re:Wind: Back to Live this year, particularly as both Re:Sound and MusiCounts are celebrating 25th anniversaries,” says Kristy Fletcher, President of MusiCounts. “MusiCounts works to make music accessible, sustainable, and inclusive, which ultimately fosters the next generation of music makers, music professionals, and music lovers.”

Since its inception in 2012, the annual Re:Wind concert series has raised an impressive $200,000 for various charities. This year, Re:Sound hopes to raise $50,000 for MusiCounts Band Aid Program.

Tickets for this year’s show are $15 and available here: https://www.showclix.com/event/re-wind-2022-back-to-live845

To make a donation visit here: https://musicounts.ca/en/take-action/ways-of-giving/fundraise-on-musicounts-behalf/fundraisers-supporting-musicounts/rewind-2022-back-to-live/

To sponsor this year’s benefit concert, please reach out to scarabine@resound.ca for more information on the various sponsorship levels.

About Re:Sound

2022 marks Re:Sound’s 25th anniversary as the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for Performers and Record Labels for their performance rights. We advocate for music creators, educate music users, license businesses and distribute royalties to creators — all to help build a thriving and sustainable music industry in Canada. We do this in collaboration with our member organizations: ACTRA RACS, Artisti, MROC, Connect, SOPROQ, Sony Music Entertainment Canada, Universal Music Canada and Warner Music Canada.


About MusiCounts

MusiCounts is Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS and the JUNO Awards. MusiCounts’ vision is to ensure that all youth in Canada have access to music education through their schools and communities. This vision is realized through grant programs that invest directly into schools and communities across Canada that put musical instruments into the hands of kids who need them the most. Additionally, MusiCounts creates educational resources for teachers and students; empowers young people to pursue music as a career; and celebrates teachers, artists, and philanthropists who champion music education. Since 1997 MusiCounts has awarded over $16,000,000 in support of music education in Canada. www.musicounts.ca


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