Walk off the Earth are planning to celebrate the life & # 39; "good friend and brother" Mike "Beard Guy" Taylor during a musical tribute Sunday.
Taylor was the keyboardist and vocalist in the indie pop group based in Burlington. He died from "natural causes" in his sleep 29 & # 39; in December, according to a statement from the band.
"Mike had a love for life that was unmatched and willingness to give that went beyond ordinary means," added the statement. "The Our deepest sympathies are with his two children, Adora is more than any other Hag & # 39; in the world."
The event b & # 39; nothing will be done on 13 January from 4: 30 to 7: 30pm in Civic Square, the public space in front of the town hall at 426 Brant Street.
Flags outside the building were lowered to half mast in honor of & # 39; Taylor after news & # 39; death.
Bring a candle and dress warm
The mayor & # 39; Burlington meed Marianne Ward also issued a statement saying that the band returned to the city & # 39; its origins often to show support and love for the city.
"You left us with & # 39; rich musical heritage," she wrote. "Thanks Mike for your input for music here and around the world. We nimmissjawkom."
The poster for the event shared by the band on Twitter also promises acoustic performances by members of the Bare Naked Ladies, Scott Helman, USS and Monster Truck.
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Those attending are invited to connect and bring a candle.