“On The River” Debut in Edmonton April 10, 2015

Maria Dunn, Asani and Ground Zero Productions are excited to perform the Edmonton debut of our new multimedia show “On The River” presented by Public Interest Alberta:

Friday April 10, 7:30 pm
Grand Ballroom,
Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre
11727 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB

“On the River” is a 60-minute live performance of music written and performed by Maria Dunn and Asani with interviews and footage filmed and compiled by Don Bouzek of Ground Zero Productions. Through the lens of the life of former chief, Dorothy McDonald, this multimedia presentation tells the story of the Cree, Dene and Metis peoples community of Fort McKay, a town located just north of Fort McMurray in the midst of major oil sands sites.

Tickets available at: https://pialberta.org/civicrm/event/info?id=51&reset=1
or by phone: 780-420-0471

Women of Folkways, Winter Roots Roundup VI

Maria Dunn is excited and honoured to once again host the Women of Folkways Concert as part of Winter Roots Roundup VI, presented by Peter North and Folkways Alive! at the University of Alberta. This concert is always a delightful opportunity to explore the music of Smithsonian Folkways and present it in a collaborative concertRead the full article…

The Christmas Carol Project 2014

2014 marks the 19th Annual Christmas Carol Project (www.carolproject.com)! Once again, Edmonton songwriters and musicians Bill Bourne, Al Brant, Kevin Cook, Maria Dunn, Dale Ladouceur, Terry Morrison and Tom Roschkov don their characters from Charles Dickens’ timeless and beautiful tale “A Christmas Carol”. With actor Dave Clarke narrating excerpts from Dickens’ original text and BillRead the full article…

Thank you Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2014!

Basking in the glow of another wonderful festival. What a beautiful community! what a privilege to be part of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival! Huge thanks to Terry Wickham and all the fabulous Festival staff and volunteers for all their dedication, hard work and continually fostering this good spirit! Another huge thank you to LizzyRead the full article…

Thank you PEI Celebration Zone!

Thank you so much to all the staff, sound crew, shuttle and hospitality folks in Charlottetown, PEI for Alberta Week (July 14 – 20). I was honoured to be invited to share my music at the other end of the country for the PEI 150th Anniversary celebrations! Huge thanks to Shannon Johnson and Jeremiah McDadeRead the full article…

Thank you Mariposa Folk!

Thank you so much to all the volunteers, staff, sound crews, MCs and our fellow musicians at Mariposa (July 4 – 6)! What a treat–we had a delightful experience, sharing the workshop stages with generous and talented performers, and performing the tremendously powerful songs of Pete Seeger and Phil Ochs in two of our sessions.Read the full article…

Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2014!

Maria is delighted to be returning to the Edmonton Folk Music Festival this year, August 8 – 10. For more information on the full festival line-up, please see their website: www.edmontonfolkfest.orgRead the full article…

Spring 2014 Tour

Now that the snow is rapidly melting, Maria is looking forward to touring this Spring, starting with concert dates in Alberta at Camrose’s Rose City Roots on March 29 and The Arden Theatre in St. Albert on April 5, before heading to Ontario and Nova Scotia in mid-April/May. Please see the Concert page for datesRead the full article…

Women of Folkways Concert, Feb 20

Maria is excited to once again be hosting the annual Women of Folkways Concert at Winter Roots and Blues V: Thu Feb 20, 7:30 pm Festival Place 100 Festival Way Sherwood Park, AB This year, Maria has the great pleasure of sharing the stage with the following highly talented musicians and engaging performers: Lizzy Hoyt:Read the full article…

CKUA Live Recording from 2013 CFMAs

Here’s the link to the live recording from Maria’s solo performance Sunday morning Nov. 10, 2013 on Tom Coxworth’s Folk Routes radio program, CKUA as part of the 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards celebrations and showcases in Calgary, AB. Thanks to: •   SOCAN for sponsoring the live performance •   Fish Creek Concerts in Calgary for sponsoring theRead the full article…