NXNE soccer 2011! Today at 1.30pm

June 19, 2011

NXNE Charity SoccerBrendan Canning (red) and Adan van Koeverden battle for the ball at last year’s NXNE charity soccer (Brian Banks in background)

NXNE 2011 in Toronto is coming to an end but not without a bang. Come nurse your post-festival hangover in the sun by watching the 5th annual NXNE ‘Put The Boot In’ charity football match.

The game is a charity fundraiser for Right To Play, raising money to help kids enjoy the most basic of human rights – the right to play sport!

The Rockers, captained by Brendan Canning (Broken Social Scene) is a team of musicians and record label people, who take on the might Rollers, captained by Olympian Adam van Koeverden, and featuring a rag-tag mob of media including myself.

Kick-off is 1.30pm today at Lamport Stadium (just east of King/Dufferin). Entry is pay-what-you-can, all proceeds to Right To Play. There is also a raffle with some great prizes including a signed Michael Essien jersey.

More details on the Facebook event page. For more info about the cause or to make a donation to right to play click here.

See you at the game – I’ll be the tall dude with no ball control. 😉 Go Rollers!!

Brian Banks, Editor, Music Vice


Brian Banks

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One Response to NXNE soccer 2011! Today at 1.30pm

  1. pop on June 19, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    Hope you get through the game without too much pain Brian!
    Good luck

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