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ONE SENTENCE HEADLINE

Tempered by experience and fuelled by passion, Ken Dunn’s music "sneaks into your feet, heart, and soul".”

John Apice, No Depression

SHORT BIOGRAPHY - < 100 WORDS

Distilling disparate life experiences into a proficient set of musical skills, Ken Dunn’s unique songs and stories take audiences on a healing journey of self-discovery. With decades of touring and eight critically acclaimed albums to his credit, Ken continues to write, perform, and record with the intention of promoting peace, social, and environmental justice. Alternatively light-hearted and pensive, contemporary, yet infused with tradition, this is music focused on positive human values, appealing to  diverse audiences, both young and old.

SHORT BIOGRAPHY - 200 WORDS

"Highly evocative and intriguing" (fRoots, UK), the music of Ken Dunn "sneaks into your feet, heart, and soul" (No Depression, USA) offering "refreshing insight into human complexities" (Festival of Friends, Hamilton). Combining an adept finger style acoustic guitar technique with "strong, distinctive vocals” (R2, Dublin), Ken's "brilliant songwriting" (Hemifran, Sweden) delivers a strong, positive message directly to the soul of the listener.    

Ken has performed at hundreds of venues over the past 30 years, across Canada, the U.S., and Central America, sharing the bill with folk and roots icons as diverse as Jerry Jeff Walker, Willie P. Bennett, Valdy, and Garnet Rogers. More recently, he has been showcasing and performing with a number of emerging Canadian artists including Annie Sumi, Benjamin Dakota Rogers, and Moonfruits to name but a few.

His passion for social and environmental justice is also evident in the many benefit concerts he performs. In addition to his solo shows, Ken often performs with partner Anna Green, whose beautiful vocal harmonies enhance the emotional depth and character of his live performances. 

Ken has released 8 albums of original music, which have received a number of awards, radio airplay and charting in Canada, the US and Europe. His most recent album, "Live in L.A." was released to radio worldwide by Trespass Music in February 2019. In support of the album, Ken is touring Canada and the U.S.  He is also in the process of recording his 9th album.

LONG BIOGRAPHY - 400 WORDS

"Highly evocative and intriguing" (fRoots, UK), the music of Ken Dunn "sneaks into your feet, heart, and soul" (No Depression, USA), offering "refreshing insight into human complexities" (Festival of Friends, Hamilton) with a style characterized as "the folk tradition, with integrity and sincerity" (Chart, Toronto). Whether mining the depths of human emotion, or pleading the case for social and environmental justice, Ken's songs are "filled with the human spirit" (CFMU Radio, Hamilton).   

Combining an adept finger style acoustic guitar technique with "strong, distinctive vocals" (R2, Dublin), and "brilliant songwriting" (Hemifran, Sweden), Ken delivers his positive message directly to the soul of the listener with a style compared to that of Neil Young (Roots Time, Germany).  Known for his engaging stage presence, sense of humour, and delightful story telling, Ken performs either solo, or with partner Anna Green, whose vocal harmonies add an ethereal dimension to live performances.

A veteran Canadian folk singer-songwriter, Ken has performed at hundreds of venues over the past 30 years, across Canada, the U.S., and Central America from concert halls to festivals and cafes, sharing the bill with folk and roots icons as diverse as Jerry Jeff Walker, Willie P. Bennett, Valdy, and Garnet Rogers. More recently, he has showcased with a number of emerging young Canadian artists including Annie Sumi, Benjamin Dakota Rogers, and Moonfruits to name but a few.

Ken's passion for social and environmental justice is evident in the many benefit concerts he performs, supporting charities as diverse as the Harry Chapin Food BankAmnesty InternationalPlaying For Change and LA Family Housing.

Ken has released 8 albums featuring some of Canada's finest studio musicians, including Dennis Pendrith (Tom Paxton), Dean Drouillard (Jill Barber), Mark Mariash (Buffy Sainte Marie), Randall Hill, and Roly Platt. Ken's recordings have received critical acclaim, extensive airplay, and placement in film scores.  His most recent album, "Live in L.A." was released to radio worldwide by Trespass Music in February 2019. In support of the album, Ken is touring Canada and the U.S. He is also recording his 9th album.