April 2012 - BPT's
song "Meltdown" included on VFS compilation album. All proceeds go to MusiCounts-
Canada‚€™s music education charity which helps to keep music alive in
schools across the country. MusiCounts‚€™ mission is to ensure that
children in Canada, regardless of socio-economic circumstances and
cultural background, have access to a music program through their
CD release date tbd
Nov 2011 - Black
Powder Toys, (BPT) have been officially invited to play the 20th
Anniversary Grand Finale Concert for The Great Orchestra of Christmas
Charity on January 8, 2012. The band will play the main stage in
downtown Warsaw which last year had an attendance of 80,000 people. The
event will be streamed live on both national channels of Polish TV
(TVP1, TVP2) and various other media networks.
The Great Orchestra of Christmas
Charity (GOCC, Wielka Orkiestra ?wi?tecznej Pomocy, WO?P) is one of the
biggest, non-governmental, non-profit, charity organizations in Poland.
Founded in 1993 by Jurek Owsiak, their main objective is, "protecting
health and saving children's lives by providing medical equipment to
The Charity's Grand Finale Concert
takes place on the first or second Sunday of every New Year. Sponsored
by many Polish and worldwide companies, it is a one-day long,
nationwide, fundraiser. Over 1500 campaign centers and 120,000
volunteers participate in this annual event.
the nineteen Grand Finales, the Foundation collected over $110 million
for cardio-surgery, neonatology, pediatric oncology, kidney diseases,
congenital defects in newborns and children under 5 years of age.
Aug 2011 - BPT announces that partial proceeds of Stones Throw will be donated to the Canadian
Nov 2011 - Push Pull, Stones Throw & See What I See being played in the rotation of Polish National Radio Station #3