The only downside of summer is (like all good things) it must end ! However, the memories will remain for a long time to come. It was a summer full of love, life, and music here on B.C.'s beautiful Sunshine Coast, which is blessed with a wealth of not only natural beauty, but a vibrant and progressive arts community.  

From Music in the Landing to the Rogue Arts Festival, to Persephone and the Gumboot, it was my honour and pleasure to perform both solo, and with my amazingly talented partner Anna Green!

As we head into fall, and the road beckons once again, I look forward to a number of concerts and festivals in Ontario, as well as showcasing at Folk Music Ontario's annual conference at the end of September. Many blessings to you all, and thanks for your amazing support. I hope our paths cross and that your hearts and souls are filled with the healing power of love and music!

Special thanks to Anna Green, Verna Chan, Arwen MacDoogooder, Karen Jeevious, Roo Miller-Petit, and Chiara LaQuinta.


@ Persephone Brew House, Gibsons, BC

@ MUSIC IN THE LANDING, Gibsons Landing, BC


Hi Folks!  It's great to be back home on B.C.'s beautiful Sunshine Coast after a wonderful 'Spring Into Summer' Tour in Ontario!  Time to charge the creative batteries, write, record, and rest!  

Many thanks to everyone who helped make this tour such an inspiring success, including my intrepid partner Anna Green, my publicist, Michelle Fortier, Jan Hall from Folk Roots Radio, Dale Butler in Leamington, Jim Marino at CFMU Hamilton, Martha Renaud at Windsor Folk, David Moss-Cornett of Mossy Gatherings, Owen Sound, MaryJane McCrae in Thornbury, and Gillian Nicola at the Painted Lady in Toronto. Many thanks to the  wonderful performers I had the chance to share the stage with including Anna Green, Francine Honey, Cyril Robson, Keats Conlon, Moonfruits, Piper and Carson, Gathering Sparks, Jo Wallfisch, Mike Kerr, Same Latitude As Rome, David McEathron, John Prince, and so many others! Sorry if I missed anyone! 

Finally, I would thank all the volunteers, the venue owners and staff, and of course, the audience members who continue to support live music.  Love, peace, and music forever !! 


I love it when all that hard work pays off and the music actually gets out to the people to do its healing work! Thank you Folk DJs everywhere who keep music alive. Makes up for all those long, dark, lonely times singing to your dog. Although he seems to appreciate it.



Well, the Vancouver Island Tour is just a cherished memory now. Anna, Louie, and I had a wonderful time touring the island in our new camper van and playing shows in Courtenay, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Tofino, Duncan, and Victoria ! 

Upon our return to the Sunshine Coast, I had a chance to play a couple of shows, including a tribute to Pete Seeger, in honour of the 100th anniversary of his birth! I was thrilled to perform one of my very favourite tunes of his- "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?" with a chorus of about 50 voices from the Beachcombers Ukulele Group Singers!

After a few days rest, and some serious paddling lakes in the Pender Harbour area, we are packing our things for an upcoming Ontario tour which kicks off in Windsor on May 17. Looking forward to returning to the city where I was born and raised…and seeing family and friends! Maybe even see some of you there!


I am looking forward to my upcoming Vancouver Island Tour from April 17 to 27. As a prelude to the tour, I'll be playing in Roberts Creek, on the Sunshine Coast  of B.C. with Madeleine Roger and Logan McKillop from Winnipeg, along with my partner Anna Green. Anna will also join me for a few of the Vancouver Island shows, which includes dates in Courtney, Nanaimo, Tofino, Port Alberni, Duncan, and Victoria. And, for the first time, we will be touring in the new camper van with our pooch Louie !! Looking forward to the adventure !!



Sending out a big thank you to all of the Folk Radio DJs who played "Live in LA" which charted #33 on the FOLKDJ-L playlists for February 2019. Compiled and reviewed by Folk Alliance International and based on 13656 plays from 570 playlists from 132 Folk DJs across the globe.

I am truly honoured and grateful!


I am thrilled to announce the January 14, 2019 release of my new single, Precious Life to radio worldwide by Trespass Music. The single is from my new album Live in L.A. which will also be released by Trespass Music on February 1.

Many thanks to Paul Kulak, Aggie Nichols, Louissin Burns, and Dylan Gershon at Kulak's Woodshed in North Hollywood, California. Thanks also to Anna Green and Libby Hunter for photography, to Sandy Jacobson at Backstage: Los Angeles on LA Talk Radio and Hilary Mandel at LA Family Housing for their support, to Nick Austin at Indie Pool, Toronto, and of course to Michelle Fortier and Larry Ahearn at Trespass Music.  


One of the highlights on my 2018 U.S. West Coast Tour thus far has been the opportunity to play a benefit concert for LA Family Housing at Kulak's Woodshed in North Hollywood on November 21. LA Family Housing assists individuals experiencing homelessness. Please visit their website for more information and opportunities to help. 

I would like to thank Paul Kulak, Aggie Nichols, Louissin Burns, and Dylan Gerson for their assistance. 

Thanks also to Sandy Jacobson and Backstage: Los Angeles on LA Talk Radio for promoting the show. Check out my interview with Sandy here


It was a great honour to celebrate David Amram's upcoming 88th birthday at NERFA 2018 (North Eastern Regional Folk Alliance) in Stamford, Connecticut.

David Amram has been described as "the Renaissance man of American music." He has composed over 100 orchestral and chamber works, written two operas, and many scores for theatre and films. He has collaborated with such notables as Leonard Bernstein, Dizzy Gillespie, Dustin Hoffman, Charlie Mingus, Elia Kazan, Odetta, Jack Kerouac, Betty Carter and Tito Puente.

Not everyday someone refers to me as a young man, Cheers, David!

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Previous events

Roberts Creek, BC

Roberts Creek Legion, Roberts Creek, BC

Looking forward to performing an intimate solo acoustic concert at the Roberts Creek Legion. Last show on BC's Sunshine Coast before heading out on tour again. Drop in for a pint or two, and some songs guaranteed to have you crying and/or laughing in your beer.

$5 Members $10 Non-Members

Gibsons, BC

Persephone Brewing Company, Gibsons, BC

The Persephone Brewing Company is a Gibsons landmark in more ways than one - quality, sustainability, and community involvement to name a few.

I am honoured to be returning to 'the farm' to present an afternoon of original, folk-inspired songs for your enjoyment!

Gibsons, BC

Music In The landing, Gibsons Wharf, Gibsons, BC

Ken and Anna are thrilled to be returning to the Music in the Landing series again this year. We will be performing a one hour concert of original acoustic music designed to "quench your thirsty souls" ! Come join us for an evening of inspiring tunes in one of the most inspiring locations... the Gazebo at the end of the Gibsons Landing Wharf !

Thornbury, Ontario

Thornbury, Ontario

We are so excited to be returning to our old home town of Thornbury, Ontario on the banks of beautiful Georgian Bay for a spring House Concert in early June. Stay tuned for more details and ticket information #ThornburyOntario #HouseConcert #KenDunnMusic

Owen Sound, Ontario

St. George's Hall, Owen Sound, Ontario

A great line-up of musicians are featured in this concert to benefit the Canadian Mental Health Assocation in Owen Sound featuring three Canadian folk duos - Moonfruits, Piper & Carson, Ken Dunn & Anna Green. Stay tuned for details and ticket information.

Roberts Creek, BC

Gumboot Cafe, 1053 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek, Bc

Pete Seeger would have been 100 years old on May 3. In his honour, the BUGS (Beachcomber Ukulele Group Singers) monthly fun filled Ukulele Groove will host a special evening of 'Pete Seeger and Friends'. Anna Green and I are looking forward to joining BUGS for this performance of songs that will include those of Pete and other musicians influenced by him.

Duncan, BC

Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street , Duncan, BC

Ken Dunn is a modern day travelling troubadour, giving social and environmental issues a voice in song, while reminding us to keep our loved ones and peace at the forefront of this precious life.

The heart of the Duncan Showroom lies in the attentive audience experience and we are revered for creating and maintaining one of the finest intimate showcase venues in the local / provincial / national and international Canadian music scene for over 13 years.

Tofino, BC

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Wikaninnish Inn, Tofino, BC

This Easter Sunday, Ken Dunn weaves magic with his original compositions for acoustic guitar. His fingerstyle approach to the instrument is one of calculated minimalism, effectively utilizing the space between notes to create emotionally evocative melodies. With Celtic and New Age influences, Ken’s style has been compared with that of Al Petteway and John Hartford.

Courtenay, BC

Courtenay, BC

Ken Dunn kicks off his spring tour of Vancouver Island with partner Anna Green with this intimate house concert in beautiful Courtenay, BC.

PM for details and reservations!