Access to Music Foundation

Spirit of the West

Please join us in honouring Spirit of the West for their star on the Vancouver’s Starwalk and their 30th Anniversary performance at the Commodore Ballroom March 15, 2014.

The BC Entertainment Hall of Fame is pleased to bestow renowned Canadian band Spirit of the West with a bronze star, destined for Vancouver’s Starwalk on Theatre Row, and inducting the band into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame. The award will be presented at the annual Spirit of the West show at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver on March 15th. Spirit of the West members are John Mann, Geoffrey Kelly, Hugh McMillan, Tobin Frank, Matthew Harder and Vince Ditrich.

If one honour wasn’t enough, Access to Music Foundation (formerly Music BC Charitable Foundation) is also pleased to present the bi-annual Beautiful Heart Award, in recognition of a person whose charitable spirit and musical contributions have made a significant impact to British Columbia and Canada. The recipient of this year’s award is the inimitable John Mann, Spirit of The West frontman and acclaimed solo artist.

John’s efforts towards, a Swazi-based children’s charity, and his work with the BC Cancer Foundation will be recognized by Access to Music Foundation President & CEO Elka Yarlowe, who will be joined onstage at the March 15th show by representatives from and the BC Cancer Foundation, to present the award.

Spirit of the West
March 15, 2013
Commodore Ballroom
868 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
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