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Dream Serenade

Massey Hall presents

Dream Serenade was established in
2014 by Toronto musician Hayden
Desser and his wife Christie
Greyerbiehl as an annual concert
to benefit Toronto’s Beverley Street
School and services to support
children with developmental
disabilities and their families. Past
editions have featured members of
The National, Feist, Serena Ryder,
Bahamas, Billy Talent, Joel Plaskett,
Barenaked Ladies and more.
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Dream Serenade returns to Massey Hall for its 3rd edition on Saturday, October 22, 2016, creating another unforgettable night to support services for children with developmental disabilities and celebrate their caregivers. This year’s star-studded lineup features the long-awaited Massey Hall debut of Toronto’s Broken Social Scene, in addition to sets from Amy Millan(Stars), Barenaked LadiesDan ManganHaydenLou Canon, and the legendary Brooklyn-based a cappella group The Persuasions.

Dream Serenade was established in 2014 by Toronto musician Hayden Desser and his wife Christie Greyerbiehl, who also produce the event, as an annual concert to benefit Toronto’s Beverley Junior Public School and other GTA schools that support children with special needs, and to support the Family Relief Fund, which provides support to parents and caregivers. The evening is also a celebration of teachers and volunteers who care for the city’s children year-round. “This annual concert is not just a way to contribute much-needed funding to those who need it most,” commented Greyerbiehl. “It’s also an evening that celebrates the tireless work of the teachers, parents and caregivers who provide essential support to our city’s children – and who do so without much in the way of applause.”

In just a few short years, over $125,000 has been raised thanks to those who generously volunteered their time and talents. “Dream Serenade began as a way to raise funds for our daughter’s incredible school, but it’s become so much more than that,” added Hayden. “It's become an essential part of our lives, and the ideal way to celebrate this community of inspiring people.”

WATCH: A short film depicting a day at Beverly School and some special musical guests who drop by
READ: EXCLAIM Magazine’s 10 star review of the 1st Annual Dream Serenade
READ: NOW Magazine’s 5-N review of the 2nd Annual Dream Serenade.

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Dream Serenade

Broken Social Scene, Barenaked Ladies, Dan Mangan, Hayden, Amy Millan, Lou Canon, The Persuasions

  • Sat Oct 22, 2016 8pm