All Articles

Share the Land – A Music Industry Arts Extravaganza

  • By Alex Thoms


Share the Land – A Music Industry Arts Extravaganza

Aeolian Hall is alive with the sound of new and classic Canadian music! This Wednesday, February 8th, is the sixth year of the highly acclaimed Share the Land concert put on by the second-year students of Fanshawe’s Music Industry Arts and Audio Post Production programs.

The charity concert, held yearly at Aeolian Hall, began as a tribute to famed producer, engineer, and Music Industry Arts professor Jack Richardson, with all proceeds made from the concert being donated directly to Heart and Stroke Foundation in honor of widely celebrated professor. Jack Richardson, who gained fame by working with such artists as The Guess Who, Alice Cooper, and Kim Mitchell, died on May 13th, 2011. 

Going along with the yearly theme of the show, performers in the Music Industry Arts program are tasked with writing, arranging, and performing fresh, new renditions of new and classic Canadian hits. Even if they are not performing, all students in the second year of MIA are involved in the success of the show, helping with roles like stage managing, instrument/hardware tech, merchandise, logistics, and Master of Ceremonies, just to name a few. This year’s show will be featuring reworked covers of classic songs from bands like The Barenaked Ladies, The Tragically Hip, Trooper, Jully Black, and Steppenwolf.

Tickets are $10 and will be available every day at Fanshawe College’s Biz Booth until the day of the concert, but hurry, tickets are moving incredibly fast, as this event typically sells out every year!

For a full, concise writeup about the show, including history of the event, interviews with performers and show staff, and more information about the Share the Land initiative, check out Interrobang’s full article on the Fanshawe Student Union site.  



    The London Music Office embarked on its initial journey to understand…

    Read Full Article

Popular Articles

More Articles

You Might also Like…

  • Share The Land 2019 Charity Concert!

    Share The Land 2019 Charity Concert!

    Fanshawe’s Music Industry Arts program is back with its annual Share The Land charity concert!…

  • Dundas Sessions: Pop-Up Studio

    Dundas Sessions: Pop-Up Studio

    During 2019 JUNO Week, the London Music Office strives to connect celebrated London Engineers &…

  • Host City Music Exchange

    Host City Music Exchange

    The JUNOS London 2019 Host Committee looks to shine a spotlight on neighbouring communities in lead…

  • Elevator Pitch Guide

    Elevator Pitch Guide

    An important part of securing shows for your musicial group is your 'Elevator Pitch'. …

  • Business Cares Food Drive

    Business Cares Food Drive

    December isn't far away and to get in the holiday spirit, The City of London through Business Cares…

  • Road to NYE

    Road to NYE

    Each year a committee works hard to present an evening full of entertainment to usher in the New Year…

Mailing List

Sign up to receive our newsletter highlighting the latest industry news, upcoming events, resources, workshops and more in London.

Mailing Address Information
Mailing Address Information Submit Button
We value your privacy, never share your information and you can opt out at any time.