Members of Barenaked Ladies, Monster Truck & Scott Helman slated to carry out at Sunday’s occasion for the late “Beard Guy.”
Canadian indie pop band Walk Off the Earth can pay tribute to late keyboardist/vocalist Mike "Beard Guy" Taylor this Sunday, two weeks after their bandmate died of pure causes. The group revealed particulars of the memorial gig on Monday (Jan. 7), confirming that along with their headlining acoustic set, the present will function members of Barenaked Ladies, Monster Truck, USS, Darenots, Saint Al and Scott Helman.
The free present is slated to happen on the Burlington, Ontario, Civic Square from four:30 to 7:30 p.m., with parts of the occasion live-streamed on Walk Off the Earth's Facebook page. “Mike beloved our followers a lot. We need to honor him and his legacy by persevering with our world tour to deliver the spirit of this memorial to our followers throughout the globe," the band stated in an announcement in a message to followers who should not in a position to attend the memorial however who may be capable of catch them on their 2019 tour.
Taylor's household is working with the Canadian MusiCounts charity to gather donations in his identify to assist distribute devices to kids in want; click here to donate.
Walk Off the Moon introduced Taylor's loss of life on Dec. 30, writing, "It is with profound unhappiness that we announce the passing of our beloved brother and band member, Mike 'Beard Guy' Taylor. Mike had a love for all times that was unmatched and a willingness to offer that went past abnormal means. He handed peacefully from pure causes final evening in his sleep. Our deepest sympathies are along with his two kids, whom he adored greater than anything on this planet. We ask for privateness for his household on this making an attempt time."