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THE REALIZATION OF A GRAND VISION 

The Red Barn Brewing Company near Blenheim, Ontario is more than the name would suggest. The brain child of owner and visionary Denny Vervaet and family, "the barn" doubles as a community centre, hosting a variety of events, including live music.  It was an honour and pleasure to perform on their wonderful stage! 

WHITEVALE PORCHFEST RISES FROM THE VIRAL ASHES 

Whitevale Porchfest 2022 is a wrap! Rising from the viral ashes, this wonderful grassroots festival returned in style with 25+ acts on six stages in this idyllic hamlet near Pickering, Ontario. Many thanks to visionary Mark Lowe, his hard working team, sponsors, and the residents of Whitevale. In addition to performing a one hour concert in front of an attentive audience, I had the pleasure of catching a number of amazing acts, including my new favourite- Sleeping Bees

Porchfests are annual music events held across the United States and in Canada on front porches. Started in Ithaca, New York in 2007, porchfest events bring local musicians and neighborhoods together to celebrate and create a sense of community.  

THE SUNSET BEACH SESSIONS - DON'T BELIEVE 

I recorded a series of videos at home on Georgian Bay's Sunset Beach during the summer of 2022. This first one features "Don't Believe", a song about maintaining faith, love, and hope in the face of negativity. I debuted this song at the Festival of Friends in Hamilton, Ontario almost 30 years ago and still find it a source of strength and encouragement! #folkmusic #georgianbay #kendunnmusic #trespassmusic

NEW VIDEO: LIVE @ DESBORO MUSIC HALL 

This fragile respite from the virus continues to cultivate immense gratitude for the opportunity to once again play live music for you. Many thanks to my fellow compatriots Karen Morand and Gillian Nicola and the incredible Klages clan who's vision and hard work continue to bring live music to the engaging community of Desboro. Thanks to Karen I am now stuck with a new nickname- Ken "The Krusher" 😳

NEW OFFICIAL VIDEO: ONE LAST QUESTION 

Well, Anthology, Volume 1 has "dropped", as we like to say in the biz! Many thanks to my Trespass Music team of Michelle Fortier and Larry Ahearn, as well as Nick Austin at Indie Pool for getting the job done at lightening speed.

At last count, there were 37 individuals involved in the production of this album - amazing musicians, engineers, and producers whose hard work and talent laid down the foundation for me to stand on.

And thank YOU, my small but dedicated band of die-hard supporters for hanging in there through thick and thin, through the lockouts and lockdowns, quarantines, and quarells that have befallen us all these past few years.

If you had just ONE LAST QUESTION, what would it be?

NEW OFFICIAL VIDEO: HOLD ON 

Here's a new video for Hold On - a track on my forthcoming album "Anthology, Volume 1" which will be released by Trespass Music on February 1, 2022.

The album is a retrospective anthology featuring the classical music sounds of my work with The Good Friday String Quartet, the  folk rock of Gypsy Starfish, duets with my partner Anna Green, as well as live solo guitar and dulcimer tracks.

This 20 track album is available as a digital download as well as CD on BandCamp and includes several previously unreleased, rare, and live recordings, as well as selections from many of my studio album releases over the past 25 years.

Remember, there is still a lot of beauty in this world, so Hold On everyone! 💕🎶🙏☮

NEW ALBUM: KEN DUNN, ANTHOLOGY, VOLUME 1 

I am thrilled to announce that my new album “Anthology, Volume 1” will be released by Trespass Music in Canada, the U.S., and Europe on February 1!    

From the classical music sounds of my work with The Good Friday String Quartet to the driving folk rock of my band Gypsy Starfish, duets with my love Anna Green and L.A. songstress Denny Kennedy, solo guitar and dulcimer tracks, live concert, radio, and TV shows, this 20 track anthology of my compositions includes several previously unreleased, rare, and live recordings, as well as selections from many of my studio album releases over the past 25 years. 

If you are looking for just one album which encompasses the depth and breadth of my work over the past quarter century, then this is the one to get! The album is available as a digital download or CD pre-order on BandCamp now!

May your life be filled with peace, love, and music always! Ken