From a media release:
MuchMusic Shines a Spotlight on Africa with Original Specials HEDLEY AND THE GOAT and SARAH IN ETHIOPIA, Airing November 5
- HEDLEY AND THE GOAT airs Saturday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. ET
- SARAH IN ETHIOPIA airs Saturday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. ET
Next Saturday, viewers get Much closer to global issues as multi-platinum rockers Hedley and MuchMusicâ€™s own Sarah Taylor get down to earth about Africa in two all-new specials, HEDLEY AND THE GOAT and SARAH IN ETHIOPIA. Airing Saturday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET respectively on MuchMusic, these exclusive 30-minute original specials follow Hedley on a Me To We trip to Kenya with Free The Children and Sarah Taylor on a journey to Ethiopia with Plan Canada. Each traveler experiences their own life-altering adventures as they explore Africaâ€™s rich culture, diverse customs and the challenges this vast continent faces.
HEDLEY AND THE GOAT
Saturday Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. ETâ€“ All-New Original Special
JUNO Award winners Hedley travel to Kenya to learn how far 50 dollars takes them in their quest to buy the perfect goat and change a familyâ€™s life forever. While visiting Kenya, Hedley experienced Africaâ€™s unique culture by meeting and working alongside community members collecting water in a traditional water walk, bartered for goats in the local market and spent time visiting Free The Childrenâ€™s development projects, helping build a school for kids without access to education.
Click here for Hedley front man Jacob Hoggardâ€™s speech about the bandâ€™s experience in Africa with Free The Children, from We Day.
Click here for more info on Hedley.
SARAH IN ETHIOPIA
Saturday Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. ET â€“ All-New Original Special
The drought crisis in East Africa has caused wide-spread hunger across the Horn of Africa. Parts of Ethiopia are experiencing a green drought which is a confusing and deceiving emergency. Sarah Taylorâ€™s journey takes viewers through the southern regions of Ethiopia, shining a spotlight on the strength of the human spirit through stories of hope from the people she meets.
Click here for a clip of Sarahâ€™s trip to Ethiopia with Plan Canada.
To help now, visit muchmusic.com for information and links to aid organizations currently supporting Africaâ€™s aid efforts.