Spirit of Canada - Home for a Rest

On November 19, 2017 close to 50 of Canada’s most celebrated musicians gathered at the legendary Commodore Ballroom to help a dear friend-- John Mann, singer for Spirit of the West.

John has Early-onset Alzheimer's which demands incredible resources, and the musical community rallied for an amazing show of support in one unforgettable night of music and love.

A makeshift studio was assembled in the building to record this song on the spot as a memento of the gathering and to help raise funds for John's continuing care

This is for John.

Please share as often as you like and please donate as much as you can.

This special recording of "Home For A Rest" was performed by:

Jim Cuddy
Sarah McLachlan
Alan Doyle
Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies
Spirit Kids
Barney & Dustin Bentall
Colin James
Craig Northey and The Odds
Shari Ulrich
Jim Byrnes
Kendel Carson
Daniel Lapp
Spirit of the West with Cory Tetford, Shehab Illyas & Kris MacFarlane

Thanks to Shehab Illyas for compiling the footage to create this video to accompany the song, and to the kind folks below for sharing what they captured at the show:

Christine Lovely
Darlene Dobson
Shaun Ledding
Lynda Elstad
Terry David Mulligan
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Cassidy Murray 
    • $15 
    • 24 mos
  • Brian Mulligan 
    • $30 
    • 24 mos
  • Carl Schmidt 
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Jane Howard Baker 
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
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Spirit of Canada Benefit Concert 
Vancouver, BC
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