New Review of Gathering CD

A huge thank you to music journalist and writer Donald Teplyske of Fervor Coulee in Alberta for this glowing and insightful review of Maria’s new CD Gathering:

Fervor Coulee | Review of Gathering

Summer 2016 Festivals

The Maria Dunn Trio (with Shannon Johnson and Jeremiah McDade of Juno-award winning band The McDades) looks forward to sharing the new music from Gathering at two major Alberta folk festivals this summer: • Canmore Folk Festival, Jul 31 – Aug 1 (Mainstage Sunday 4:30 pm) • Bear Creek Festival, Grande Prairie, Aug 12 –Read the full article…

West Coast: May 12 – 15, 2016

Delighted to head back to the West Coast this weekend for some solo concerts in Vancouver, Deep Cove, Seattle and Eugene, featuring songs from the new CD Gathering. Please see the Upcoming Events section on this page or the Concert page for all details on the shows and hope to see you there!Read the full article…

Gathering CD Launched – Thank You!

We had a blast at the April 7, 2016 CD release concert for Gathering at Festival Place in Sherwood Park, Alberta! What a pleasure and privilege to make music with such wonderful musicians! Producer Shannon Johnson, Jeremiah McDade and Solon McDade of The McDades, Debbie Houle, Sarah Pocklington and Terry Morrison (www.terrymorrison.net) of Asani, OjasRead the full article…

New CD – Gathering – Release Concert – April 7, 2016

Maria Dunn is excited to announce the official release of her new recording Gathering with a concert celebration: Thursday April 7, 2016 @ 7:30 pm Festival Place 100 Festival Way Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5T2 Tickets available now at: http://www.festivalplace.ab.ca/festivalplace/boxoffice/showinfo.php?id=925 Box Office: 780-449-3378 On her sixth recording, Gathering, Maria Dunn highlights stories of love–not songsRead the full article…

Women of Folkways Concert, Winter Roots 7

Maria Dunn is honoured to once again host the Women of Folkways Concert as part of Winter Roots Roundup VII, presented by Northern Lights Folk Club and folkwaysAlive! 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 concert alongRead the full article…

Christmas Carol Project – 20th Anniversary – Farewell Tour

When I return to Edmonton from the Ireland/UK Tour, I’ll hit the ground running with our 20th anniversary (and final season !!) of Edmonton’s own The Christmas Carol Project, with shows in Edmonton and Calgary. It’s been a wonderful run for the past 20 years with our songwriter interpretation of Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. TicketsRead the full article…

Upcoming Tour in Ireland / UK, Oct – Nov 2015

Maria is delighted to be heading overseas soon for her upcoming tour in Ireland and the UK. Oct 29-31, Ireland: Maria will be opening for legendary Irish musician Andy Irvine (Sweeney’s Men, Planxty, Patrick Street) for three concerts in Galway, Dublin and Cobh.   Nov 4 -21, UK Tour: Maria Dunn Duo (with Shannon Johnson,Read the full article…

Working on new Maria Dunn CD!

Maria is excited to be currently working on her next CD (#6!) of original songs with producer Shannon Johnson (2007 Juno-winner with The McDades for their CD Bloom). Thank you to the fine musicians who have contributed their talents thus far: Solon McDade, Jeremiah McDade and Ojas Joshi. Not to mention the hard work andRead the full article…

“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 musicRead the full article…