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Passion for the details of a celebration often drives as much conversation as the overall experience. The elements that make the heartbeat of a culture are both our curiosity and our inspiration.

The Social Concierge lifestyle is rooted in creative design, spontaneous moments and spirited by a knowledgeable amount of food and champagne. Over the years we have gotten to know some fascinating people with sophisticated perspectives. If you like a good story with beautiful pictures, read on.

SUMMER SOIRÉE | AUGUST 20th 2020

The Social Concierge continues to design reimagined experiences for this unique time in history. Once again reviving a fan-favourite, we bring you a virtual summer soirée edition of Candlelight Club.

What is Candlelight Club, you ask? A “can’t miss experience” that is:

A Collective Evening: one massive, nationally-connected socially distant dinner party;
An Interactive Show: a virtual broadcast in multiple time zones that celebrates music, cuisine and each other by way of candlelight;
A New Social Experience: beyond Zoom video rooms, this event brings you new gathering technology that you do not want to miss;
A Live Memory: meant to be experienced in the moment, unable to view it later with both participatory, surprising and collective interactions;
An Event for Food Lovers: integrating top restaurants, introducing chef personalities and bringing together a cuisine-focused experience;
A Chance to Give Back: non-profit fundraiser for two local charities;

Dummy Candlelight Club Summer Soirée

REGISTER NOW | AUGUST 20th 2020

The Social Concierge continues to design reimagined experiences for this unique time in history. Once again reviving a fan-favourite, we bring you a virtual summer soirée edition of Candlelight Club.

 

What is Candlelight Club, you ask? A “can’t miss experience” that is:

  • A COLLECTIVE EVENING: one massive, nationally-connected socially distant dinner party;
  • AN INTERACTIVE SHOW: a virtual broadcast in multiple time zones that celebrates music, cuisine and each other by way of candlelight;
  • A NEW SOCIAL EXPERIENCE: beyond Zoom video rooms, this event brings you new gathering technology that you do not want to miss;
  • A LIVE MEMORY: meant to be experienced in the moment, unable to view it later with both participatory, surprising and collective interactions;
  • AN EVENT FOR FOOD LOVERS: integrating top restaurants, introducing chef personalities and bringing together a cuisine-focused experience;
  • A CHANCE TO GIVE BACK: non-profit fundraiser for two local charities;

 

Read on for full details.

 

A community effort presented by The Social Concierge, National Bank Private Banking 1859, Red Bull, Botanist Gin, Orbiiit, Carmen Wines, Cointreau, Remy Martin Cognac, Dona Paula Wines, Daily Hive, Drink Wicks, Blue Light Studio, TDM, Camber Communications and ZLC Financial. Restaurant partners across the country including St Lawrence, Modern Restaurant Group, Parlour Restaurants, Fable Kitchen, Nightingale, Keefer Bar, Pawn Shop, Antler Kitchen and Bar, MARBL and others. Raising funds for Music Heals

 

#ItsMoreFunInTheDark  #CandlelightClub

 

BOOK YOUR SEAT

(Capacity is limited. Reserved tickets get priority registration access)

 

Candlelight Club Highlight Reel | Social Distancing Edition Pt. I

(note: the social technology has changed. Expect new things. Scroll down to learn more)

 

Why should you attend this live experience?

 

These are the reasons why. Are you a fan of:

  • Culinary Experiences,
  • Tablescape Preparations and Design,
  • New Social Technologies,
  • Nostalgic Broadcast Locations,
  • National Music Talent,
  • The Pre-Event and In-Event Contests,
  • Outdoor Picnic Dining, and
  • Giving Back to Charity? 

 

Many virtual events can be viewed at your leisure. This event is a collective, social moment only experienced once, live.

 

On August 20th, Candlelight Club is a celebration of culinary arts, musical entertainment, interactive engagement, outdoor dining, giving back to charity and new social technologies. Skim ahead to the sections below to find out more about each one! 

 

To participate, your “Candlelight Commitment” is simply the following.

 

The Commitment:

  • Register for free and join the live stream entertainment broadcast; OR
  • Choose to purchase a ticket to our virtual reality social experience; AND
  • Get ready to donate live during the experience, raising funds for charity.

 

Cross reality, hybrid events are new for everyone. We understand this is a very different way to gather. To ensure we can all enjoy each other’s company most easily, we have created a “how to” guide that explains how to prepare for this event.

 

READ THE “HOW TO” GUIDE

 

For those of you like us, we like details. And of course we have created a more in-depth FAQ document for those looking for increased certainty. You can find that document here.

 

Book your seat now. 

 

REGISTER NOW

(Capacity is limited. Reserved tickets get priority registration access)

 

 

We were listening.

 

After the first virtual Candlelight Club on Earth Day in April, we took your feedback and solved your biggest digital event shortcomings.

 

This is not your standard Zoom party. Remove your preconceived expectations on what a virtual event looks like, as the technology is evolving rapidly and is very socially exciting.

 

Intrigued? Well, after weeks of running focus groups in our latest social reality environments, we can attest that the feedback is strong. Join in and experience the latest in simple-to-use, virtual reality technology: explore a large virtual space, fluidly meet new people and interact with a variety of sponsor activations and digital art installations.

 

Check out the links below to experience a demonstration and a sneak peak at what’s to come. 

 

Best experienced on a desktop or laptop computer. Headphones required.

 

FIRST TRY THE DEMONSTRATION

 

CHECK OUT THE SNEAK PEAK MAP

 

 

Candlelight Club is a celebration of the culinary arts, local chefs and inspired by the need to support our food and beverage industries in this time of need. Below you will find menus for each of the broadcast regions. We recommend you order a multi-course meal and cocktail kit from one of our partner restaurants. 

 

Vancouver Restaurants

The following menus are available for order and delivery in Vancouver, BC:

 

Calgary Restaurants

The following menus are available for order and delivery in Calgary, AB:

  • Modern Burger Menu Link (ORDER at 403.244.3600)
  • Modern Steak Menu Link (ORDER at 403.244.3600)
  • Modern Ocean Menu Link (ORDER 403.670.6873)

 

Toronto Restaurants

The following menus are available for order and delivery in Toronto, ON:

 

BOOK YOUR SEAT

(Capacity is limited. Reserved tickets get priority registration access)

The Candlelight Club Summer Soirée includes a huge variety of artists from across the country. 

Feature Artists

The soul of a great evening lies in its ambiance and Candlelight Club is proud to expand our diverse roster of musical talent for the National Summer Soirée. Featuring 10 unique live musical performances, the evening draws you in with beautiful sultry vocals perfect for summer cocktails and wine. As dusk settles and candles are lit, the tempo evolves into sophisticated dinner music before culminating in a high energy set of sing-a-long of hits with Fully Loaded, the fantastic house band from the legendary Roxy Cabaret in Vancouver. After dessert, the dance party vibe takes over with a special live DJ set by TDM.

In collaboration with Bluelight Studios and Music Heals, the broadcast entertainment over the event highlights top notch talent representing a variety of genres, with each live performance curated to amplify your dinner and cocktail experience.

Our Candlelight Club musicians for this National Summer Soirée edition include CBC Searchlight Searchlight Competition winner Desirée Dawson, the R&B vocals, lyrical vividness, and melodic finesse of Makadi, Vancouver’s indie darlings The Big Coast, to rap and soul artist Missy D, who dropped her second EP entitled “Yes Mama” to its debut during the COVID pandemic. So grab a glass of wine and turn up the volume as we present a variety showcase of Canadian talent as the soundtrack to your candlelit night

Candlelight Club encourages you to give back. The Summer Soirée edition supports musical arts and music therapy for those in need via Music Heals. 

 

About Music Heals

 

Since 2012, Music Heals Canada has raised awareness and funds to increase access to music therapy for vulnerable Canadians. Music Heals Canada supports a wide range of music therapy services in communities in BC and across Canada.

We increase access to music therapy for patients in children’s hospitals, seniors centres, palliative care, AIDS & HIV programs, at-risk youth, rehabilitation, and bereavement support. To date Music Heals Canada has funded over 32,000 music therapy sessions for Canadians in need.

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CHARITY

 

Picnic Experiences Available in Vancouver

 

Intimate pop-up picnics. A curated way to date night, celebrate with friends or make any occasion extraordinary. Our Collective Experience provides a turnkey picnic experience, and is available for booking on August 20th in Vancouver. 

 

BOOK YOUR PICNIC SET

Email: ourcollectiveexperience@gmail.com

 

BOOK YOUR SEAT

 

Register now for the summer soirée edition of Candlelight Club in one of two time zones: Toronto (Eastern Standard Time) or Vancouver-Calgary (Pacific Standard Time). Pacific Time Zone timing will be suitable for participants in both Vancouver and Calgary.

 

Read on for details or visit our registration portal to learn more.

 

Complimentary Broadcast Access Ticket

 

The Social Concierge invites you to celebrate a national, summer edition of Candlelight Club. This ticket provides you the following:

  • A live interactive experience;  
  • Access to a 2-hour dinner party broadcast featuring multiple national artistic performances, culinary arts and creative ways to connect with each other;
  • Access to a 30-minute pre-show DJ set and a 60-minute post-show virtual music lounge;
  • A collective candle lighting moment, going “lights out” together at 8:30PM (local time);
  • An opportunity to prepare an at-home, multi-course meal or purchase a multi-course meal from one of our restaurant partners (specific partners coming at time of formal registration)
  • An opportunity to create your own at-home cocktails, purchase a cocktail kit from one of our spirit partners or a pairing kit from our wine partners;
  • A set of contests and engagement moments during the broadcast, on social and within the live stream chat;
  • A stream of unique live surprises that make joining the live stream worth it.

 

Pre-show begins at 6:30PM Eastern, 6:30PM Pacific and 7:30PM Mountain;
Live broadcast from 7:00PM Eastern, 7:00PM Pacific and 8:00PM Mountain, with
Post-show entertainment from 9:00PM Eastern, 9:00PM Pacific and 10:00PM Mountain onwards.

 

Virtual Reality Social Experience Ticket

 

Note: no special hardware is required to use this technology. You will access this social environment from the comfort of your internet browser, combined with a pair of regular headphones or earbuds.

 

The Social Concierge invites you to celebrate a national, summer edition of Candlelight Club. This ticket provides you the following:

  • All of the inclusions of the Complimentary Broadcast Access Ticket, plus:
  • Access to brand new, revolutionary social technology that gives you a chance to explore virtual activations, meet new acquaintances and mimics a social cocktail party. This is so much more than a Zoom video call;
  • Experience a pre-event demonstration to familiarize yourself with the experience and maximize your social enjoyment.

 

Pre-show begins at 6:30PM Eastern, 6:30PM Pacific and 7:30PM Mountain;
Live broadcast from 7:00PM Eastern, 7:00PM Pacific and 8:00PM Mountain, with
Post-show entertainment from 9:00PM Eastern, 9:00PM Pacific and 10:00PM Mountain onwards;
Access to the virtual reality social experience will begin at 6:00PM local time (all time zones) and extend into the later evening.

 

BOOK YOUR SEAT

(Capacity is limited. Reserved tickets get priority registration access)

 

 

BOOK YOUR SEAT

(Capacity is limited. Reserved tickets get priority registration access)

ORDER YOUR MODERN BURGER MEAL AT 403.244.3600


ORDER YOUR MODERN STEAK MEAL AT 403.244.3600


ORDER YOUR MODERN OCEAN MEAL AT 403.670.6873

Passion for the details of a celebration often drives as much conversation as the overall experience. The elements that make the heartbeat of a culture are both our curiosity and our inspiration.

The Social Concierge lifestyle is rooted in creative design, spontaneous moments and spirited by a knowledgeable amount of food and champagne. Over the years we have gotten to know some fascinating people with sophisticated perspectives. If you like a good story with beautiful pictures, read on.

SUMMER SOIRÉE | AUGUST 20th 2020

The Social Concierge continues to design reimagined experiences for this unique time in history. Once again reviving a fan-favourite, we bring you a virtual summer soirée edition of Candlelight Club.

What is Candlelight Club, you ask? A “can’t miss experience” that is:

A Collective Evening: one massive, nationally-connected socially distant dinner party;
An Interactive Show: a virtual broadcast in multiple time zones that celebrates music, cuisine and each other by way of candlelight;
A New Social Experience: beyond Zoom video rooms, this event brings you new gathering technology that you do not want to miss;
A Live Memory: meant to be experienced in the moment, unable to view it later with both participatory, surprising and collective interactions;
An Event for Food Lovers: integrating top restaurants, introducing chef personalities and bringing together a cuisine-focused experience;
A Chance to Give Back: non-profit fundraiser for two local charities;

Dummy Candlelight Club Summer Soirée

As the Social Concierge prepares to host our upcoming special Social Distancing edition of Candlelight Club, we are committed to ensuring that the climate costs of bringing people together digitally for the 50th anniversary Earth Day celebration are not only fully offset, but negative.

By bridging the distances erected by critical social distancing with Zoom calls, Whatsapp threads, and Twitch streams we want to ensure that each person’s participation will be CARBON NEGATIVE. Therefore, all required electricity, connectivity, and meal costs incurred for this special evening will be offset by our purchasing of carbon credits at $11.00 per ton of CO2 via the Gold Standard.

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