Split Crooked, one of Rockin’ the Bridge’s 2013 headliners.
Rockin’ the Bridge Festival 4 Mental Health by SSCOPE is set for May 24 & 25 at 1466 Arlington Street. The public event, which is both a public awareness effort about mental health recovery and the work SSCOPE does, and a fund raising effort for SSCOPE, is now in it’s fourth year.
This year SSCOPE is raising funds (the Bricks & Mortar for People retail campaign) to expand it’s Thrift Shop approach in other areas of Winnipeg to expand on its work at 1446 Arlington St, and continue providing retail level employment for its members and assist the community with additional recycling and reuse efforts.
SSCOPE provided jobs and income to just under 200 member employees in 2012 and average bi-monthly payrolls average 50-60 program individuals. It’s goal with sufficient community support is to continue to expand it’s supported employment and training programs delivered through social enterprises to at 400 individuals by 2016, with expansion of offices and stores throughout Winnipeg.
View and Download the News Release and Lineup ( on page 2) by clicking the link HERE
Join us at SSCOPE, 1466 Arlington St, this Friday after 6:00 pm and catch some great early evening music at our monthly Live Fridays event (every fourth Friday) as we reach out to the community and elevate the discussion about mental health. Meet our employees, talk with staff, chat informally with our musicians. Enjoy!
Split Crooked, catch them at 7:00 pm for a lively uptemp show of indie rock
It’s free by donation at the door, with all our performers donating their valuable time to support SSCOPE and our work with mental health.
View the Poster HERE and please tell your friends and family. The Treasures Thrift Store stage and room is a great coffeehouse atmosphere to play in with wonderful sound…or so our performers tell us.
Catch Kathryn & Wayne at 6:15pm (note the earlier start from poster), Split Crooked at 7:00 pm, The B-Side Apostles (Larry Updike and Greg Glatz) at 8:00 pm and The Home Street Band with Marv Thiessen at 9:00 pm
Businesses and organizations, are encouraged to talk with us about sponsoring a Live Friday’s night for their staff and guests and supporting mental health at the same time.
We’ve got another great lineup this time, anchored by the B-Side Apostles, always favorites of our audience. See them at 8:00 pm at 1466 Arlington St on the 22nd. Plus catch Split Crooked for indie rock, The Home Street Band with Marv Thiessen for gospel rock and Wayne and Kathryn, a folk-rock duo.