The '60's "TORONTO SOUND" added to "It's Always Something" Variety Show for Gilda's Club Greater Toronto - Hosted by RUSSELL PETERS

TORONTO, Nov 10, 2016 /CNW/ - An all-star collection of legendary Toronto musicians has been added to the line-up for "It's Always Something", Canada's #1 Variety Show, headlined by comedian RUSSELL PETERS, to be held Saturday, November 19th at Toronto's Sony Centre in support of Gilda's Club Greater Toronto.

In a tribute to the "Toronto Sound" so distinctive in Yorkville and Yonge Street clubs and bars during the 1960's, Robbie Lane, George Olliver, Danny Weis, Steve Kennedy, Jay Jackson, Harrison Kennedy, Jordan & Prakash John and Samantha Martin will be joining Lou Pomanti and his Band for a special set celebrating this memorable musical style.

All artists are donating their time and talents to Gilda's Club Greater Toronto, a registered charity providing free social and emotional support programs for anyone touched by cancer - kids, teens and adults, along with their family and friends.

Host Russell Peters, back for a ninth time, is joined on November 19th by eight-time Juno Award-winner Jann Arden, award-winning country superstar Johnny Reid; legendary singer-songwriter Andy Kim; the master of improvisational comedy, Gemini Award-winning Colin Mochrie; acclaimed R&B artist Sean Jones; and rising singer-songwriter Kayla Diamond, as well as a special surprise musical guest, making "It's Always Something" one of the most unique and must-attend events of the year. An evening celebrating a true 'variety' of entertainment.

All proceeds from "It's Always Something" go to support Gilda's Club, Greater Toronto, named after famed Saturday Night Live comedian Gilda Radner. In its 14 years, the show has raised more than $5 million to fulfill Gilda's wish that "no one should face cancer alone."

Tickets for the evening are as low as $50 and are available by calling The Sony Centre box office at 1-855-872-7669 (SONY), or by visiting www.sonycentre.ca . Other sites to visit are "It's Always Something" at  www.itsalwayssomething.com and Gilda's Club, Greater Toronto at www.gildasclubtoronto.org.

SOURCE Gilda's Club It's Always Something

For further information: Rick Muller, Co-Executive Producer: mullermedia@rogers.com or 416-616-7387

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