12th Annual Jamboree for Charity

June 8, 2024

Craig Senyk Initiatives is proud to present our 12th Annual Jamboree for Charity

Come join us Saturday, June 8 for some great performances, dance lessons, a silent auction, delectable food stations and more. Hosted by Jens Lindemann, the event will be headlined by Jim Cuddy, with special guests Lindsay Ell, Mariya Stokes, Don Amero and Tim & The Glory Boys. While there is no cost to attend this exclusive VIP evening we we invite you to donate generously to our beneficiary charity.

Sponsored by Mawer Investment Management, all proceeds from this year’s Jamboree will go to Radiance Society to provide shelter, support, and resources for individuals and families impacted by domestic violence.

On Friday, June 7th, we will once again present the Blue Jay Sessions all-acoustic songwriters’ circle. Featuring eight great performers in two sessions, this event is open to invited guests only. 


7:00 PM FIRST SESSION:Brad Flaysher (replacing Clay Bolen), Megan Dawson, Antonio Larosa, Megan Paige

Mackenzie Leigh Meyer, Tyler Lewis, Téa G, Emma Peterson


For more than four decades, Radiance has been a steadfast partner on the journey towards healing for women and children affected by domestic violence. Through a comprehensive array of residential and outreach programs, we provide a safe haven where individuals can rebuild their lives and mend their spirits. Our commitment extends beyond mere assistance; we are dedicated to nurturing healthy relationships and fostering enduring positive change. For more information, visit Radiance Society.  


As one half of one of Blue Rodeo’s song-writing partnership, Jim Cuddy has one of the most recognizable voices in Canadian music thanks to omnipresent hits such as “Try,” “5 Days In May,” and “Bad Timing.” As a group, Blue Rodeo has sold over 5 million records world-wide, won countless JUNO Awards, been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, received a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame and Jim (along with song-writing partner Greg Keelor) was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada.

In 1998, Jim released his first solo album All in Time and hit the road with his band. Since then, he’s recorded three more solo albums; The Light That Guides You Home (2006), Skyscraper Soul (2011), and Constellation (2018). Jim’s latest release, Countrywide Soul, is a celebration of music and the musicians who join him on stage each night. For more information, visit

With more than 200 million global career streams, Lindsay Ell has become one of the most celebrated female voices in country music. Lauded as “one of the most exciting and talented young artists” she has two Canadian #1 singles and a US #1 single alongside Brantley Gilbert. In 2022, she stepped into the role of Host of the critically acclaimed competition program, Canada’s Got Talent.  Ell has been nominated for Canadian Screen Awards, ACM Awards, CMT Awards, JUNO Awards and 18 CCMA Awards. In 2021, she celebrated her third consecutive CCMA Award win. For more information, visit

Formed in 2013, Tim & The Glory —Tim Neufeld (lead vocals, acoustic guitar), Colin Trask (dobro/percussionist) and Brenton Thorvaldson (banjo/guitar), call their boot-stompin’ sound “canoegrass,” a nod to both their bluegrass roots and the rustic country Canadiana. The sound anchors the band’s new self-titled debut album that includes five songs which have already hit the Top 40 at country radio. The two-time JUNO Award winners have also become mainstays at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards, having been nominated in 2021 for Group of the Year and Rising Star, and again in 2022 for Group of the Year. For more information visit

Don Amero is a JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter and performer who is celebrated for his captivating storytelling. His EP, ‘Nothing Is Meaningless’, earned him a nomination for the 2022 CCMA Award for the ‘Ford F-150 Album of the Year’. In addition to being a talented musician, Don also hosts a podcast called ‘Through the Fire’ where he interviews Canadian public figures about their journeys overcoming adversity. He’s also recently authored his first children’s book called “These Roots of Love”. As a proud Cree and Métis community member, he advocates for Indigenous communities and uses his platform to mentor youth. His new EP is set for release in fall 2023, and includes his latest single, “Go Girl”. For more information, visit

This Alberta-born lady, originally hailing from the small town of Stavely, is known for her quick wit, quirky sense of humor, and signature retro style. With confident, expressive vocals and guitar, she is committed to empowering women and telling their stories. This February, she was announced as a semi-finalist in Sirius XM’s Top of the Country 2024. She is also Country Music Alberta’s two-time Horizon Female Artist of the Year. Her music reflects her small-town roots: honest country lyrics seamlessly blended with pop influenced melodies. Watch for her debut full-length album coming out very soon. For more information, visit


Founded in 1974, Mawer Investment Management Ltd. is a privately owned, independent investment firm that manages assets for a broad range of individual and institutional investors across all major investment strategies. The firm has offices in Calgary, Toronto and Singapore. Mawer is the flagship sponsor of the Jamboree in Lockdown. For more information, visit: