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

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 

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

Past 2021

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

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!                           

Sat. Sept. 18     2-4pm     Porch Fest  Next Door Burger Bar, Jarvis St. Sandwich  Free

Sat. Sept. 11      Arts Alive Festival  Library Lawn, Falmouth

Fri. Aug. 20        7-9pm   Circle by the Sea Campfire on Sandy Neck Beach, Sandwich. Donation  

Sun. Aug. 15     3pm First Parish Universalist; Stoughton 

Thurs. Aug. 5    2-4 pm  Falmouth Harbor Band Shell 180 Scranton Avenue Free! 

Wed. July 28    7:30 pm  Cotuit Center for the Arts “Back to the Garden” Joni Mitchell Tribute!  $30, $25 members 

Wed. July 21    5-6:30 pm  Cotuit Center for the Arts  “Wine & Cheese”   $10, $5 for members 

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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!

Dawna's new "Alive Falmouth 2020" video now on YouTube!