Ottawa mayor added as a special guest for Sing Out for CHEO!

Ottawa mayor, Jim Watson, Ottawa-Vanier MPP, Nathalie Des Rosiers, and CHEO Foundation director and card-carrying member of the River Town Saints fan club, Chantal Charbonneau, have been announced as a guest for the upcoming Sing Out for CHEO!

The event, headlined by River Town Saints, will be held at Ottawa’s TD Place on October 21.  Headliners for the event include CCMA-nominees, The River Town Saints, with special guests John Allaire and Sandi Skye.  Partners with the event will also include Ottawa Councillor, Tim Tierney, and CHEO’s team of dedicated volunteers; and will include a silent auction of items donated by Beau’s Brewery and Ottawa attractions, Escape Room and Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo.

The event will be MC by Ottawa singer-songwriter, Danny Sylvestre; who was personally impacted by the care and dedication of the specialists and staff of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), when his daughter was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy.

Tickets for the event are $45 each and are on sale now at

Born and raised with thoughts and aspirations of becoming a famous bassist in Sarnia, ON; Emily Plunkett now lives in Gatineau, QC, and considers National Capital Region home sweet home. A product of the Beatles, MuchMusic and the Southwestern Ontario summer festival circuit (circa 2000), her interest and love in concert photography came almost completely by accident when her journalism program at Algonquin College required courses in photojournalism (and she quickly realized that photos taken at concerts using a DSLR are enormously better than ones she was taking on a point-and-shoot she bought for a trip to England). She is extremely proud of the fact she has seen Sloan in some form or another 25 times.

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