CHEK News Rock for Relief: A Living Room Concert for Vancouver Island

Musical talent from across Vancouver Island will join forces from their living rooms this coming Friday to help raise funds for Islanders who are most in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 17 at 8 p.m., CHEK will be hosting Rock for Relief: A Living Room Concert for Vancouver Island.

Rock for Relief will feature performances by multi-Grammy award-winning Victoria producer and musician David Foster, Randy and Tal Bachman, The Tenors, and Trevor Guthrie. There will also be performances from current American Idol contestant Lauren Spencer-Smith, as well as local favourites Aaron Pritchett, Jesse Roper, Carmanah, Kathryn Calder and many others.Plus, there will be special appearances by Steve Nash, Silken Laumann, Rick Hansen and others.Rock for Relief aims to raise money to support residents throughout Vancouver Island who are most in need during the pandemic.This Island-wide fundraising effort is a joint initiative between CHEK, the Victoria Foundation and the Nanaimo Foundation, with donors able to direct their funds to either the Rapid Relief Fund, supporting Greater Victoria and the Cowichan Valley (, or the Island Response Fund, supporting communities north of the Cowichan Valley (