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REF NO.: 226

SUBJECT: The Wicked Memorial Variety Show at Mile One Centre

DATE: Aug. 6

Media advisory:
Memorial University presents The Wicked Memorial Variety Show at Mile One Centre in St. John’s on Saturday, Aug. 11. The show will feature Hey Rosetta! and The Wonderful Grand Band, with special performances by Amelia Curran, Barry Canning, Andrew James O’Brien and Jonny Harris. Mark O'Brien, known for his breakout role as Des Courtney on the hit CBC series Republic of Doyle, will be the show’s emcee. The show starts at 8:00 pm and doors open at 7:00 pm.
You are invited to send one reporter and one video camera operator to the show, for a maximum of two people per media outlet. Please note that all media must register in advance to gain admittance to the show.
Please register by 4:00 pm, Thursday, Aug. 9 by contacting:
Jennifer Batten, Communications Co-ordinator
Memorial University
709-727-2178 (cell)
 Media will be met at Gate 5 at 7:00 pm. For each performer, media photographers will have the chance to take pictures during the set (no flash), in pairs of two escorted by Memorial University’s media rep.
Please see the media contacts for each performer below. If you wish to request interviews with any of the performers, please contact them directly prior to the show.
Hey Rosetta!
Jason Burns:
Mike Greatorex:
 Wonderful Grand Band
M. White:
 Ron Hynes
Lynn Horne:
 Amelia Curran
Heather Gibson:
 Andrew James O Brien:
 Barry Canning:
 Jonny Harris:
Mark O’Brien:

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For more information please contact Jennifer Batten, communications co-ordinator, Office of Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University, at (709) 864-2479 or  


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