LOFT 31st Annual Home for the Holidays Virtual Concert

Home for the Holidays is a beloved musical tradition that provides audiences with meaningful opportunity to take a “Leap of Faith Together”, and raise funds to help provide the most vulnerable people in our communities with this year’s most urgent needs: food, housing and mental health supports.

Audiences will enjoy encore performances and sensational new acts, including the grand dame of Canadian musical theatre Louise Pitre!

Tickets start at just $40 per household (with a tax receipt for $15). 

NEW THIS YEAR
Audiences will have the opportunity to tune in to the concert on three exclusive broadcast dates:

Thursday December 9th, 2021 | 8:00 pm

Sunday December 12th, 2021 | 2:00 pm

Wednesday December 15th, 2021 | 8:00 pm

We are also pleased to take orders over the phone at 416-979-1994 ext. #2033 or through email at fundraising@loftcs.org.

2021 Featured Performers

Louise Pitre

Home for the Holidays is proud to welcome Louise back this year. She will add her signature voice alongside musical director Diane Leah, with a stunning bilingual medley exclusively for this year’s show.

Heather Bambrick

Home for the Holidays Host

Never one to wear a single hat, Heather is one of Canada’s top Jazz vocalists, voice actors and broadcasters. She joins the concert this year for the first time as host, performer and co-artistic director!

Diane Leah

Home for the Holidays Musical Director

Home for the Holidays is excited to welcome back experienced pianist, composer, educator, and music director Diane to this year’s show.

Denzal Sinclaire

Touching listeners with his passionate and sincere delivery, Denzal is ranked among the finest jazz singers of his generation and is a first time Home for the Holidays artist.

Alex Cheung

Trained as a classical violinist, Alex loves performing live and has entertained audiences from intimate venues in Toronto to large stages at the Montreal Jazz Festival.

Broadsway

From the moment they first hit the stage together, Broadsway has been creating quite a buzz! Their music brings together a repertoire that ranges from Jazz and Theatre, to Pop and Classical … all delivered with passion, power, and plenty of humour!

Ross MacIntyre

Ross is one of Canada’s most accomplished and respected jazz bassists. His body of work spans 3 decades, and can be heard on over a hundred recordings including 12 JUNO nominated albums.

 With Encore Performances from:

Jackie Richardson

One Of Canada’s Most Beloved Musical Performers & a multiple award winning, Stage & Screen Actress.

The Gospel Quintet  

Back by popular demand, Jeremiah Sparks joins former members of The Nylons; Micah Barnes, Gavin Hope, Billy Newton-Davis and Mark Cassius, for an incredible au Capella performance.

Vanessa Sears

Canada’s brightest new Musical Theatre Star! A Dora Award, Toronto Theatre Critics Award, Broadway World Award and Critic’s Pick Award winning performer.

Thom Allison

Beloved Musical Theatre & Award Winning Television Star! Thom Allison plays PREE on the hit series, KILLJOYS.

Curtis Sullivan

One of Canada’s most sought after leading men in the Classical and Opera world!

Ma-Anne Dionisio

Award-wining lead of Miss Saigon around the world.

Hogtown Brass

The dynamic Canadian ensemble is comprised of accomplished musicians from a variety of diverse artistic backgrounds.

Home for the Holidays Sponsors

Diamond Star Sponsors

Susan Gillespie & Don Drinkwalter

Joe & Mary Frances Sheehan

Gold Ring Sponsors

Don & Jane Fraser

Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital

Brass Band Sponsors & Holiday Hosts

Bill & Karen Barnett

John & Angela Caliendo

CI Private Wealth

Enfield Wood LLP

Grant Thornton LLP

David & Janis Leonard

Production Sponsors

In-Kind Sponsors

Elegant Move Systems

Media Sponsor

Share the Gift of Music by Becoming a Concert Sponsor or Holiday Host

The generous support of our donors and sponsors make it possible for the concert to have the greatest possible impact.

Unlock these exclusive concert benefits and more, with contributions starting at $1,000:

  • Ticket codes and personalized digital invitations to share with your guests
  • Bundle of printed holiday cards designed by a LOFT client
  • Opportunity to host a live virtual session with a LOFT speaker

If you are interested in gifting your clients or employees with tickets to this year’s show, please contact us at 416-979-1994 ext. #2033 or fundraising@loftcs.org.

Home for the Holidays FAQ’s

Your digital ticket goes directly towards helping our clients. Read more about how funds raised help folks like Phillip find a welcome place to call home. With your ticket, you and your loved ones will enjoy premiere Canadian talent while helping LOFT showcase the incredible impact of our work in the community.

Yes! A concert program featuring performer bios, inspiring stories from LOFT’s clients and much more will be available to download online, and emailed to all ticket holders. A special printed version will also be available by special request.

Per CRA regulations, you will receive a tax receipt for a portion of your ticket purchase. However, if you make a special holiday gift in addition to your ticket purchase, your donation will be receipted for 100% of the donation amount.

You will receive a private URL to access the concert online via your home computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone device. Please use your unique link provided in your email to access the show on your preferred date. All you need is a good internet connection, a cup of hot cocoa, and your warmest Holiday sweater to join us for a wonderful night of entertainment and holiday cheer!

 

Our concert support team will be available by phone or email if you need help accessing the show on any of the three show dates. Please contact us at fundraising@loftcs.org or 416-979-1994 ext. #2033

Due to copyright and clearance issues, this event will only be available on December 9th, 12th and 15th.

This concert is being recorded ahead of time and follows public health guidelines in order to keep our performers and staff safe.

If you’d like to learn more about supporting LOFT, please contact us at fundraising@loftcs.org or 416-979-1994 ext. #2033.