Thank You Summerfolk!

Huge thanks to all the staff, volunteers, musicians and audiences at Summerfolk 2013! And special thanks to Shannon Johnson who finished a summer tour with her band The McDades just in time to accompany me with beautiful violin and harmony vocals at Kelso Park in Owen Sound, ON. I was delighted to share my musicRead the full article…

Thank You Vancouver Folk Music Festival!

Thank you so much to all the staff, volunteers, musicians and audiences at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival this past weekend! And special thanks to Lizzy Hoyt who took time out of her own music career to accompany me with beautiful violin and harmony vocals over the weekend. We felt very well taken care ofRead the full article…

Can You Blame The Poor Miner? in New Documentary Film

I’m delighted that excerpts from my song Can You Blame The Poor Miner? are included in the following new and powerful film: This Is What Democracy Sounds Like Defending The Public Sector Directed by Tom Radford and produced by Clearwater Documentary in association with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) July 4, 7:00 pmRead the full article…

“Piece By Piece” nominated for two Independent Music Awards

Maria Dunn is nominated for two 2013 Independent Music Awards: Concept Album (Piece By Piece) Story Song (Blue Lung) You can vote for Maria’s music until July 19 at:  http://www.independentmusicawards.com/ima/voteRead the full article…

Listen to Maria’s recent CBC Radio One interview

On January 6, 2013, Maria spoke with Russell Bowers from Alberta’s CBC Radio One program, Day Break Alberta. If you missed the interview, here’s where you can listen online.Read the full article…

Piece By Piece on “Best of 2012″ Radio Lists!

I’ve been delighted to learn in the past week of several “best of 2012″ radio and critic’s lists that have included the new CD, Piece By Piece in their numbers. Thanks to the following for their support! #15 on CKUA Radio‘s Top 100 CDs for 2012 Top Ten for 2012 – Tom Coxworth, Folk Routes,Read the full article…

Piece By Piece #4 on Penguin Eggs “Albums of the Year for 2012″

Maria’s new CD Piece By Piece, produced by Shannon Johnson, has been voted #4 on Penguin Eggs Magazine’s “Albums of the Year for 2012“. Quite an accomplishment, given that Piece By Piece was released relatively late in the year (September 18, 2012). Thanks again to all the musicians and others involved in making the CD,Read the full article…

Nov 17: Maria Dunn sings with Shumka Dancers

Maria is very pleased to be participating in the upcoming Ukrainian Shumka Dancers Gala Fundraiser 2012 as part of an original dance work called Voices of the Silenced. She will be singing her song, In The Shadow Of The Rockies, inspired by the Ukrainian Canadians who suffered internment in Canada during WWI. Sat Nov 17,Read the full article…

Maria Dunn – Live on The Celtic Show, CKUA

Maria’s September 14 visit to Andy Donnelly‘s The Celtic Show on CKUA Radio was the *last* live music performance on Andy’s show in the old CKUA building. You can now hear the interview and live song at: http://www.ckua.com/09/24/12/Dunn-Maria/landing.html?blockID=634907&feedID=7578 On Friday Oct 19, 6:30 pm, Maria will be back on-air with Andy to sing the *first*Read the full article…

Oct 11: Maria Dunn on Alberta Primetime, CTV2

Thursday, Oct 11, 7:00 pm, 11:00 pm Friday, Oct 12, 11:00 am Alberta Primetime, CTV2 It will be also be permanently posted to their website: http://www.albertaprimetime.com/Stories.aspx?pd=4353Read the full article…