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Dana-Marie's song Immortalized in Squamish's time capsule

Dana-Marie's song about Squamish, BC "The Changing Valley", which won the $1000 Grand Prize in the Wild At Art Songwriting Competition in 2009, has now been included in the time capsule that the District of Squamish buried on December 16, 2014.  Dana-Marie re-recorded a new version of The Changing Valley in her home studio over the past week - specially for the time capsule! 

Download the new version in her online store now!

Listen to The Changing Valley below:

 

Dana-Marie and Jeffery Straker Reunited

Dana-Marie and Jeffery are at it again!  Two shows on Vancouver Island coming up!  Click here to check out the Show Dates page for details. 

Singer-songwriter-pianist Jeffery Straker tours 100+ shows a year across Canada, has recorded for CBC Radio’s Canada Live, and has had a top 10 music video on Much More Music.  He recently performed his sold-out orchestral debut with the Regina Symphony Orchestra, played the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and took his folk-pop-cabaret music on tour in Africa in Feb 2012.  He’s performed at national showcase events including Canadian Music Week & JunoFest  with Canadian Musician Magazine saying “Very much an artist to watch”. Jeffery has completed his next recording slated for release September 2012. 
For the project he performed on Glenn Gould’s famed grand piano at the CBC studios in Toronto, and worked with Danny Michel as producer.

Check out Jeffrey Straker at: www.facebook.com/jeffery.straker.music & www.jeffstraker.com

 

Dana-Marie Back on Tracks

After a very busy holiday season of spreading sentimental musical joy between Vancouver and Whistler, Dana-Marie has returned to her Creative Hiatius to continue working on material for her next album.  She can never resist the call to stage for too long however, so stay tuned for details on where and when you can catch her popping out next.

 

Live at the Railway Club this Sunday

Dana-Marie rejoins Jeffery Straker for his 2 BC Shows on his CD Release Tour!  Come to the Railway Club Sunday October 14 at 8pm for an intimate night of wonderful music! First up is a duo of Dana-Marie and the incredible John Macarthur Ellis (the producer of her first album). Dana-Marie will be singing those classic oldies/folk melodies as well as a few favourite originals and John will do a couple of his own beautiful tunes for you as well. They'll be followed by Saskatchewan piano man sensation Jeffery Michael Straker (accompanied by a local guitarist and Dana-Marie on background vocals). Jeffery is a truly vibrant entertainer. All his shows are filled with a great deal of heart, soul and laughs. Click here ( http://jeffstraker.com ) for more details on this critically acclaimed cabaret/pop/folk star.

Tickets are $10 at the door or $8 Advanced (click here to buy online).

Dana-Marie and Jeffery will also be heading to Victoria for a house concert on Oct 13.  Click here for details.
 

Dana-Marie in the Intel Superstars Finals!

After placing 1st in the first round and soaring through the semi-finals, Dana-Marie has moved on to the Finals in the Intel Canada Superstars contest on MTV's Ourstage.  Click here to vote for Dana-Marie now!  Just select "Contest for Intel Canada Finals" and create an account or log in with your Facebook account (easiest).
 

Dana-Marie Announces Final Show before Creative Hiatus

Dana-Marie recently announced that she will be playing one final show at the Railway Club before entering a creative hiatus to write new material and put together a whole new act.  The finale will be held at the Railway Club on Thursday June 28th.  The free show runs from 6:30-8:30 and Dana-Marie will play a 30 minute set with her trio around 8pm. 

For more details about her upcoming plans, read her more recent newsletter/blog here

And don't despair, you'll still be able to catch Dana-Marie performing her sweet, fun solo oldies act at various Farmer's Markets and Street Festivals this summer.  Keep an eye on the Show Dates page for details.

 

Dana-Marie returns from the island

 Dana-Marie just returned from the island after touring with Jeffery Straker.  The duo were found to have brilliant chemestry and look forward to the opportunity to do it all again!

Up next for Dana-Marie is a show at Trees Organic Coffeehouse in Gas Town with her Trio this Saturday June 16, 2012 at 7pm.  Details here.

 

Dana-Marie's got a new look!

Dana-Marie cut all her hair off and she made this video to share with you about the experience. Click here to watch her latest vlog!


 

Dana-Marie Touring with Jeffery Straker

This June, Dana-Marie will be performing an opening set (solo) and singing background vocals for Jeffrey Straker in the BC shows of his Canadian Tour.  Singer-songwriter-pianist Jeffery Straker tours 100+ shows a year across Canada, has recorded for CBC Radio’s Canada Live, and has had a top 10 music video on Much More Music.  He recently performed his sold-out orchestral debut with the Regina Symphony Orchestra, played the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and took his folk-pop-cabaret music on tour in Africa in Feb 2012.  He’s performed at national showcase events including Canadian Music Week & JunoFest  with Canadian Musician Magazine saying “Very much an artist to watch”. Jeffery has completed his next recording slated for release September 2012. 
For the project he performed on Glenn Gould’s famed grand piano at the CBC studios in Toronto, and worked with Danny Michel as producer.

Shows will be performed in Vancouver, Victoria and Parksville.  Click here for details.

Check out Jeffrey Straker at: www.facebook.com/jeffery.straker.music & www.jeffstraker.com
 

Exclusive New Music Samples

Dana-Marie's most recent newsletter includes a link to exclusive samples of the music she is working on in her home studio.  Click here to read the newsletter and if you want to hear the samples, just sign up!
 

Dana-Marie, Tanya & Tim Live on Air

Dana-Marie had a great time with her trio last night performing live at CJSF 90.1fm on 'Melodies in Mind' hosted by Ryan Fletcher.  Stay tuned for clips!
 

Dana-Marie Performs Live on Air

With her cellist and keys player in tow, Dana-Marie returns to the Melodies in Mind show hosted by Ryan Fletcher on Tuesday May 22, 2012 from 8-10pm PST.  Tune in at 90.1fm in Vancouver or online at www.cjsf.ca
 
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