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Local News: Honey Jam's Hot Summer Showcase! Black Habits Articles Toronto - One of the most anticipated summer events, The Honey Jam, takes place at the Mod Club Theatre (722 College Street) on Sunday August 20th, 2006. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster

The 2006 edition will be hosted by Flow 93.5 morning show hosts Jemeni and Mark Strong. This is a homecoming for Jemeni who was one of the original members of the 1995 PhemPhat team. The show promises to deliver a night of exciting entertainment with a diverse group of artists from Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary and Toronto representing jazz, reggae, pop, country, hip hop, R&B and soul - a celebration of all music at its finest.

Canada's premier urban radio station, FLOW 93.5 FM has joined with producer, 2Rude, to present a Production Prize worth $5,000 to one lucky artist performing at the showcase. 2Rude has worked with Esthero, Keshia Chante, and he produced a track that’s blazing on FLOW right now, "High on Love".

Another lucky artist will receive the Honey Jam Hook-up Prize Pak consisting of various gifts worth a combined total of over $5,000, including:

• Time with an A&R Rep and studio time from SONY BMG (www.sonybmg.com)
• Sound equipment from Yamaha (www.yamaha.ca)
• A professional photo shoot from Alexis Finch Photography (www.alexisfinch.com), including makeup by Eryn Shannon of Love Yourself (www.loveyrslf.com) and styling by Julia Che of Lotus Leaf(www.lotusleaf.ca)
• An I-pod from I-skin (www.iskin.ca)
• Gift certificates from Nike Canada (www.nike.com)
• A 1-year subscription to Peace Magazine (www.peacemagazine.com)

Over the past decade, Honey Jam can claim an impressive roster of alumni, including artists such as Nelly Furtado, Jully Black, Andrea Desiree Lewis, Melanie Durrant, Toya Alexis, Graph Nobel, Natasha Waterman and many more who have graced the Honey Jam stage early in their careers.

This year’s line-up features many first-time Honey Jam artists whose photos, bios, and contact information can be found at www.phemphat.com under “Artists”.

Sponsors for this year's show include SONY BMG, Yamaha, Flow 93.5FM, MuchVibe, UMAC and Peace Magazine.

A portion of the proceeds will go to support YWCA Toronto's programs for women and girls - www.ywcatoronto.org.

Honey Jam - Sunday August 20th The Mod Club Theatre 722 College Street, Toronto Showtime 8PM sharp, Doors open at 7PM DJs MelBoogie, JJ Rock and DJ Gunz’N’Rozez Advance Tickets $20, available at Ticketmaster $25 at the door 19+ - Photo ID required There is no guest list.
Posted on Wednesday, August 09 @ 14:14:37 MST by jcohen



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