The beat goes on

A group of Nelson youth is getting ready to launch the sixth annual Keep The Beat to raise money for War Child Canada.

Rebecca Landsberg and Aja Lamb-Hartley are working towards the July 27 event.

Rebecca Landsberg and Aja Lamb-Hartley are working towards the July 27 event.

A group of Nelson youth is getting ready to launch the sixth annual Keep The Beat to raise money for War Child Canada.

Aja Lamb-Hartley and Rebecca Landsberg are two of the organizers for this year’s event.

The performers for the 10-hour musical extravaganza include Adham Shaikh, Allison Girvan and Laura Landsberg, Wild Mountain Honey and Aspen Switzer.

The event will kick off at noon Wednesday and continue non-stop until 10 p.m.

Admission to Keep The Beat is free. Funds for War Child will be raised through pledges collected, an onsite silent auction and donations during the event.

Keep The Beat is an event entirely organized by youth and has raised over $60,000 for War Child over the past five years.

For more information visit warchild.ca