One Percent for the Planet Tour, presented by MEC

1% for the Planet Tour, presented by MEC

Chris Velan Solidago Cover

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In celebration of the tour, we’re offering a free download of ‘A Year Can Change a Lot’ from Chris’ latest album, Solidago.

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MONTREAL TOURING ARTIST CHRIS VELAN PARTNERS WITH 1% FOR THE PLANET AND MOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT CO-OP FOR CANADIAN TOUR

The ‘ 1% For The Planet Tour,’ Presented By Mountain Equipment Co-op – Demonstrates The Significant Role Music Can Play In Affecting Environmental Change

This April, Canadian touring artist and 1% For The Planet member Chris Velan will be touring the country in an effort to bolster awareness about local environmental issues and those organizations working for change. Stops on the tour include both MEC in-store and club appearances in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal.

DATE

CITY

VENUE

Thursday, April 1

Vancouver

- MEC Vancouver (in-store)
- The Railway Club (club)

Wednesday, April 7

Edmonton

- MEC Edmonton (in-store)
- Haven Social Club (club)

Sunday, April 11

Calgary

- MEC Calgary (in-store)
- Marquee Room (club)

Wednesday, April 14

Winnipeg

- MEC Winnipeg (in-store)
- Park Theater (club)

Saturday, April 24

Ottawa

- MEC Ottawa (in-store)
- Zaphod Beeblebrox (club)

Wednesday, April 28

Toronto

- MEC Toronto (in-store)
- C’est What (club)

Friday, April 30

Montreal

- MEC Montreal (in-store)
- Petit Café Campus (club)

1% album cover Chris is an artist member in 1% For The Planet, a growing global movement of over 1,200 member companies, small and large, that donate 1% of their sales to environmental organizations worldwide. He is also one of over forty artists who have donated exclusive music for the recently released compilation album ‘1% for the Planet: The Music, Vol. 1’ dedicated to supporting the environment (www.music.onepercentfortheplanet.org)

mec_e_blackMountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is Canada’s leading retailer of outdoor clothing, gear and services for self-propelled activities like hiking, cycling and snowsports. Established in 1971, MEC operates 13 destination stores in central locations across Canada. MEC has more than 3 million members throughout Canada and around the world. Widely recognized for its commitment to sustainability, MEC is a member of 1% Percent for The Planet and supports various community-based outdoor and environmental initiatives through its grants program. Anyone can join MEC and become part-owner in the Co-op, by purchasing a $5 lifetime individual membership. Members are entitled to buy gear and to vote on how MEC is governed.  More information about MEC is available at www.mec.ca.

ADDITIONAL LINKS

Chris Velan page on The Big Wild

Press Release: 1% for the Planet Tour, presented by MEC

One Sheet: 1% for the Planet Tour, presented by MEC