Dawna's 2022 Gigs
Fri. Aug. 12 Circle by the Sea Full Moon Campfire Coffeehouse Sandy Neck Beach 6:30-9 $7 donation
Wed. Aug. 10 Joni Mitchell Tribute; Back to the Garden Cotuit Center for the Arts artsonthecape.org
Thurs. Aug.4 Arts Market Harbor Bandstand, Falmouth 2-4pm Free
July 28-Aug. 1 Sunray Elder's Gathering; Sunray Peace Village, Lincoln, VT online & in-person sunray.org
Mon. July 18 Lobster on the Lawn St. Barnabas Church Main St. Falmouth 4:30-6:30 pm $25?
July 15 & 16 The Art of Songwriting Woods Hole Community Hall 7-9 pm $20
July 4th Quissett Harbor 4th of July Parade and Patriotic Sing Along
Sat. June 18 Arts Alive Festival 3pm Library Lawn Downtown Falmouth Free
Sun. June 12 Race Amity Day Mashpee Community Park Noon-4pm Free
CANCELED DUE TO COVID! Sat. June 4 Radio Bean, Burlington, VT 3:30pm
May 22 The Art of Songwriting West. Falmouth Library Rte. 28A W. Falmouth $20
April 29 National League of American Pen Women's Biennial Conference; Washington, DC!
Sun. April 10 3-5pm EARTH SONGS @ Main St Gallery 189 Main St Falmouth, All new “Color & Sound” Coffeehouse w/Dawna & Friends 189 Main St Falmouth $10 donation space limited
Sun. March 13 3-5pm IRISH SONGS @ Main St Gallery 189 Main St Falmouth, All new “Color & Sound” Coffeehouse w/Dawna & Friends 189 Main St Falmouth $10 donation space limited
Sun. Feb. 27 3pm Back to the Garden, Joni Mitchell Tribute Cultural Center of Cape Cod 307 Main St.So.Yarmouth $20
Sun. Feb. 13 3-5pm LOVE SONGS @Main Street Gallery! all new “Color & Sound” Coffeehouse w/Dawna & Friends
189 Main St Falmouth $10 donation space limited
Sat. Nov. 13 7pm Unity on Cape Cod Debut of new CD; "Look into the Fire!" 147 Walton Ave. Hyannis, Love offering
Fri. Oct. 29 6pm Debut of new CD; "Look into the Fire!" All Souls Interfaith Bostwick Farm Rd. Shelburne, VT $20
Oct. 22 & 23 7pm Tales & Anecdotes Woods Hole Community Hall $20 http://www.woodsholetheater.org
Sun. Oct. 3 10am Unity Church on Cape Cod 147 Walton Ave. Hyannis Dawna is the guest musician
Sun. Sept.19 10am First Parish Universalist; Stoughton musical, spiritual service led by Dawna! https://firstparishstoughton.org
Sat. Sept. 18 2-4pm Porch Fest Next Door Burger Bar, Jarvis St. Sandwich Free
Sat. Sept. 11 Arts Alive Festival Library Lawn, Falmouth https://artsfalmouth.org/aboutus/arts-alive-2020/
Fri. Aug. 20 7-9pm Circle by the Sea Campfire on Sandy Neck Beach, Sandwich. Donation http://artsfalmouth.org/event/circle-by-the-sea/
Sun. Aug. 15 3pm First Parish Universalist; Stoughton
Thurs. Aug. 5 2-4 pm Falmouth Harbor Band Shell 180 Scranton Avenue Free! http://www.falmouthartmarket.com
Wed. July 28 7:30 pm Cotuit Center for the Arts “Back to the Garden” Joni Mitchell Tribute! $30, $25 members https://artsonthecape.org/explore/dawna-hammers-back-to-the-garden
Wed. July 21 5-6:30 pm Cotuit Center for the Arts “Wine & Cheese” $10, $5 for members https://artsonthecape.org/explore/wine-music-wednesday-july-2021
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Shows Dawna is multi-talented & has a diverse array of shows & music to offer
Singer. Songwriter Dawna's original songs are moving, inspiring and entertaining. Everyone loves her voice and her piano playing is both rhythmic and melodic. Dawna also plays acoustic guitar and dulcimer, native drums & flutes. Her messages of love, heartbreak, healing, unity, Earth & Spirit are so amazing and needed especially now at this time for all to hear.
Joni Mitchell Tribute “Back to the Garden” is a chronological show of Joni’s earliest songs such as “Both Sides Now” & “Circle Game” up to her jazzier tunes on Hejira! Similar to Joni, Dawna performs on a variety of instruments; piano, guitar & dulcimer and her wide ranging voice captures Joni’s tambour like no other! Audiences of all ages love this show and keep coming back for more. Dawna can perform “Back to the Garden” solo or with a great band featuring Rich Hill on bass, Pat Ryan on guitar, Klem Klimek on Saxophone, Harmonica & vocals and Lisa Esperson and Sam Holmstock on percussion.
Woodstock Tribute Take a trip back in time with great versions of songs from the 60's by The Beatles, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Simon & Garfunkel, The Cowsills, Sunny & Cher, Scott McKenzie, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Creedence Clearwater Revival & Canned Heat! Break out the tie-dye, love beads, bell bottoms and sandals for this fun fest tribute!
Senior Sing Alongs Dawna has been both a caregiver and entertainer for seniors with dementia and alzheimers for many years. They love her and she loves them and has an amazing way of getting them to smile, sing and move to all their old, favorite songs. Dawna brings lyrics & easily teaches the songs. Music is the one thing that touched ALL parts of the brain!
Ballads, Bossa's & Blues Perfect for you restaurant, cafe or club. Dawna has been entertaining for years and has a great variety of everyone's favorite songs. People can order them from her "Song Menu" on their cell phones! She also does great versions of swing, soul, sixties & classic rock songs! See her "Song Menu" page of this website.
Bootsy Hammers Band Put on your dancing shoes and dance to swinging blues, soul & classic rock songs. Dawna's rocking' rhythmic piano playing, soulful voice and great back up band with bass, drums and saxophone will deliver! Songs by Dawna, Pink Floyd, Aerosmith, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Tracy Chapman, Bonny Raitt, James Brown,Van Morrison, etc
Educational School Shows Dawna has been teaching kids of all ages for years. Her school shows are both fun and important! Kids of all ages are so inspired by her. Dawna can do whole school assemblies or short term residencies that incorporate the kids into the show for the whole school. Here are some of the themes but she can create what you need.
Songs for the Earth Teaches our deep connection between music and the earth
I Have a Dream Teaches about knowing yourself, reaching your goals & honoring diversity for Dr. MLK
African American Music Journey with songs from traditional Africa, slavery, civil rights, jazz, blues, soul, rock & rap
Turning Around Teaches the importance of creative expression to avoid drinking, drugs and depression
The Art of Songwriting Teaches how to write songs & who some of the great songwriters from past to present are
Music & Math Teaches rhythm & drumming w/ counting, fractions, addition, multiplication & sub-division
Musical Spiritual Services Dawna has been singing and leading music in many churches and healing centers for many years, She can be a guest musician or lead a whole musical spiritual service which such themes as; Healing Music, Dreams, Diversity, Earthday, Love, Peace, The Spiritualism of Space, Giving Thanks and many other Social, Political, Spiritual themes.
Check out all the pics & videos on this site and on YouTube!