DON SAWCHUK

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Playing it forward: Guelph singer/songwriter brings his songs of hope to the Drop In Centre

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2019

Friday, July 5 and July 19, 2019

Two Friday Evening Concerts at St. George’s Square in Support of Local Initiatives

Guelph artist Don Sawchuk and The Underdog Band will be appearing at two concerts on Friday, July 5th and July 19th, at 5:00 p.m. in St. Georges Square. The shows are all for a good cause and will support two outreach efforts that assist the less fortunate in the community: The Drop In Centre and the Breezy Corners “Buy A Breakfast for Someone Who Can’t” campaign.

There will also be a cheque presentation to the Drop In Centre representing the funds Don raised by busking at two Guelph Storm games on their way to the OHL Championship. Although the concerts are free, Don will harken back to his busking roots yet again and solicit donations for the Breezy Corners “Buy A Breakfast for Someone Who Can’t” campaign and the Drop In Centre.

SINGER SONGWRITER INITIATIVE begins September 2019

In addition to the St. George’s Square Evening Concerts, this Fall, Don will host a Singer-Songwriter showcase for ten Saturday Afternoons beginning in September at 4:00 p.m. at Breezy Corners. There will be no cost to register and it will be a great opportunity to showcase Guelph and Areas singer-songwriters to one another and to the community.

Songs will be judged on lyrics, music/melody, and audience response. The Grand Prize for the contest is a recording session with renowned Canadian producer JK Gulley, and includes preproduction, a full band of musicians, and a guaranteed world-wide release on Trilogy Records International (which is distributed by the world’s leading digital distributor, The Orchard). There will also be a number of other awards for runners up.

Concert goers will be able to make donations to the pay-what-you-can jar, and all proceeds will be shared between the Breezy Corners breakfast campaign and the Drop In Centre.

Singer Songwriters can register to participate and receive more information from: Steve Thomson

THE ORGANIZERS WISH TO THANK STEAM WHISTLE BREWING FOR THEIR SUPPORT
AND CAPISTRANO BISTRO & EXPRESSO BAR and Trilogy Records International

For Media Inquiries and Interviews contact:
Meg Dunning
Membership & Community Manager at info@downtownguelph.com
519 836 6144

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Underdog

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Underdog is a hybrid of sounds influenced by 70’s classic rock, adult contemporary, blues, ballads and gospel music. Songs like “Underdog”, “Mercy”, and “My Home” signify a growth in the artist’s songwriting and narrative capabilities.

Produced by JK Gulley Blue Gull Studio Gull-Trax Productions www.jkgulley.com

Underdog T-SHIRT

 

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Printed in Canada on a high-quality Heavy Cotton Gildan t-shirt. Comes with a free Underdog sticker Colour: Heather Dark Grey Printing on front and back

About

Don Sawchuk is a Guelph-based indie artist, outstanding singer, solid guitar player and remarkable songwriter, creating multi-genre music with impactful lyrics passionately delivered during every memorable and emotionally charged live performance.

Don Sawchuk was born and raised in Windsor, ON, picked up a guitar at the age of twelve, and played his first gig – a one-off rock show in a church basement – with his band mates from high school, playing cover tunes from Led Zeppelin, The Who and similar, now classic rock, artists.

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