Montreal benefit concert for families of victims of Quebec mosque shooting
A benefit concert will be held tonight at the Rialto theater to raise money for families of the victims of the recent deadly mosque shooting in Quebec City.
CTV's Rob Lurie reported performers planned to work for free, adding many of them have families and were devastated to learn six fathers were killed in the tragedy.
"They want to raise some money for the wives and children left behind. There are some pretty big names on the local music scene that are here tonight, including "A Tribe Called Red", said Lurie.
Hip hop artist Narcy, who's a Muslim, is one of the organizers, who invited a Jewish friend, Josh Dolgin, also known as Socalled, to perform.
"I'm a human being, I'm a father, I'm a Muslim, I'm an Arab, I'm Canadian. So you know, many of those layers, most importantly the human one, was affected by this. So, you just hope that the community always stands up for each other and this is just an example of us using our space and our power in this city to do what we can", said Narcy.
The show is scheduled to get underway at 8:30.