PICTURED ABOVE: Percocet Will (Perkins + Will) Band


On April 19th, Smith + Andersen and Footprint hosted our sixth annual Eco Jam at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto. Year after year, this benefit rock concert highlights the musical talent hidden in our industry, as architecture, engineering, and construction leaders from across the GTA listen to their peers cover non-stop hits to a sold out house. This year, the theme was “Back to the 70s”, and once again the performers did not disappoint.

Every year during Earth Week, this event draws attention to the importance of trees to the construction industry. Since 2013, Eco Jam, in conjunction with Forests Ontario, has planted more than 10,000 trees across Ontario. This year was our biggest event yet, adding another 5,320 trees to this total. That’s more trees than any other year!

Thank you to everyone who supported this event, and the biggest thank you to our sponsors – without whom this event would not be possible: B+H Architects, Brown Daniels, Bentall Kennedy, CS&P Architects, Dialog, Diamond Schmitt Architects, EllisDon, Entuitive, Facio, Gillam, Guild Electric, IBI Group, In Studio, Ledcor, Montgomery Sisam, NORR, PCL Construction, Perkins + Will, Plan Group, Quadrangle, RAW, RJC, VR Mechanical, Walsh, Zeidler.

You can view the event photos here, and videos will be added soon. In the meantime, below is a list of the performers who impressed us with their musical talents:

Aaron Mariash

Alex Gougeon

Andre Carvalho

Andre Drouin

Andres Aguilar

Andrew Frontini

Andrew Lennox

Andrew Smith

Anthony Renditya

Austin Mills

Bill Michoulas

Bill Nankivell

Brad Collard

Bruce Knapp

 Carolyn Andrews

 Dan Malka

 Daniel Nedecki

 Danny Shaddick

 David Barnwell

 David Hileman

 Debu Basu

 Dev Mehta

 Doug Aris

 Doug MacMillan

 Duncan Higgins

 Dustin Su

 Emily King

 Erika Tran

 Gabriel F.Braoli

 Gabriele Mabrucco

 Gary MacMillan

 Graeme Anderson

 Greg Bolton

 Guy Painchaud

 Hannah Brash

 Ian Trudeau

 Jacob Ragetli

 James Mallinson

 Jarle Lovlin

 Jason Dobbin

 Jason Galamaga

 Jeff Kwong

 Joe Watson

 John Benner

 Jomar Manzano

 Jon Loewen

 Juan C. Barrera

 Juan Carlos Portuese

 Katrina Beaudette

 Kavitha Jayakrishnan 

 Keith Butler

 Krister Holmes

 Kyle Thorpe

 Les Klein

 Linda Neumayer

 Lou Bandiera

 Luis Assing

 Marco Cirone

 Mariah Palantzas

 Michael Ingram

 Mikko Navarrete

 Neil Munro

 Noah Lambert

 Paul DeCarolis

 Persis Lam

 Peter Olendzki

 Ryan Giuricich

 Sara Amin

 Sean Carvalho

 Shiloh Lazar

 Slav Pajovic

 Sonny Sanjari

 Spencer Vermue

 Tamara Paolatto

 Terry Flynn

 Terry Olynyk

 Thom Pratt

 Trent Ogilvie

 Tura C.Wilson