Sweet Sundays – garden concert series

by Deanna Knight on July 1, 2020

We are thrilled to be hosting intimate garden concerts at our beautiful B&B in Gibsons BC. Each Sunday in July and August from 2-5pm we will share super talented artists to a lucky 30 in our audience. These are artists I love and who have inspired me over the years. Many I have collaborated with in some way, shape of form ….so expect more of that :)

You MUST RSVP me directly via email or phone to secure your seat. I will open each event in this series with a mini set to kick things off. We will all practice social distancing while enjoying a live performance together in a fabulous setting. We encourage those in “Covid pods” to please stick together on the property for everyone’s enjoyment.
Doors 2pm / Show 2:30 – 4:30 ish
$20 – $30 suggested donation
BYO chairs, drinks, blankets etc.
Street parking available
RSVP directly to reserve your spot
Deanna : 604 362 1280
dthesinger@gmail.com

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V-day Legion Dinner Dance with the Hotties on the Coast

by Deanna Knight on February 4, 2020

Join myself and The Hot Club of Mars for a Dinner Dance at the Legion in Gibsons on Valentines Day!
Friday, February 14th
Doors 6pm
Dinner 7pm
Dance 8pm

TICKETS - sold in advance at the Gibsons Legion itself or at West Coast Logos in Sechelt.
$35 members
$40 guests of members
$10 dance only

3 Coarse dinner – Appie / Steak Neptune or Butternut Squash Ravioli / desert.
We will follow dinner with 2 sets of swing, bossa tango and more.

There is a lovely necklace door prize for those who come for both dinner and the dance. ($100 value)

Hope to see you there!

 

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JUNO award winner Lynn Miles in Gibsons

by Deanna Knight on January 14, 2020

I am super honoured to be sharing this show with the amazing Lynn Miles. I will open the night with a set alongside Anna Lumiere on piano. We present this evening at St. Bart’s in Gibsons with advance tickets only $15!!! Apparently this is Lynn’s first time playing the coast… so I am super stoked to present her in collaboration with Coast Jazz. Sure hope you can make it out and please bring a friend and help spread the word.

Advance tickets are on sale in 3 locations.
One Flower One Leaf Gallery in Lower Gibsons
MELOmania in Roberts Creek
Straight Music in Sechelt

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GD/BC is back for Lunar NewYears!!

by Deanna Knight on January 14, 2020

My dear Grateful Dead Tribute will celebrate
the Lunar New Year with 2 shows late January.


FIRST
 

Robert’s Creek Legion Friday Jan 24th for 2 longs sets to shake your bones!!!
FaceBook listing HERE - invite your friends!
SECOND
Fairview Pub Saturday, Jan 25th on Broadway in Vancouver with more stellar songs and good fun.
FaceBook listing here with online ticket link HERE

Check out this amazing double poster designed by coastal artist John Ridd. He does such a great job that we will print limited editions and have them for sale at the shows. Come on out and have a blast with us and be sure to tell all your buddies who miss The Dead. This is the finest group of jammers I know. They genuinely channel the good stuff and show us all a “real good time”

Tickets at the door.
Guests $15 Members $8

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LIVE @ The Kube

by Deanna Knight on January 14, 2020

For something new! The Kube in Gibsons will host live events!!!!

We will kick things off with 2 shows in February and I will open each night with a little mini set. This is an experiment to see what the sound is like in the room. If all goes well, we will add to the series.

Tickets are sold in advance at The Kube.
There is limited space so please purchase in advance. Helps us all relax a little going into the show as well. 
Concession will be provided by The Kube :)

FRIDAY, Feb 7th – OLIVER SWAIN w/ Deanna Knight opening

Super excited to have Oliver back. He is a unique talent with an amazing voice and stellar chops. We will hope to collaborate on a few songs as we have in the past. This will be a superb night of songs showcasing Oliver on bass and banjo…. sharing his very own take on Folk Noir. Save $5 on Advance tickets!
Find out more about Oliver HERE
Find out more about the show on Facebook and please invite your friends  HERE

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FRIDAY, Feb 21st – The Burying Ground w/ Deanna Knight opening

This sweet quartet has a stellar sound with fine musicianship and fun repertoire. I’m thrilled to join them for a night of old time music. They are building a solid fan-base here on the coast so be sure to purchase your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
Find out more about The Burying Ground HERE
Find out more about the show on FaceBook and please invite your friends HERE

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Unity – Centre for Awakening Dec 1/19

by Deanna Knight on November 21, 2019

Simon Kendall and I will share our music with the amazing Unity Community on Dec 1st/2019 @ 11am.   This is a wonderful space with many workshops, meditations and events supporting our health, healing and spiritual path.

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SUNDAY: 11:00 AM – Meditation & Sharing of ideas
Unity – Centre for Awakening
5840 Oak St. Vancouver

We’d love to have you join us for our weekly sharing of spiritual ideas. Expect some uplifting music performed by some of Vancouver’s best professional musicians, a relaxing guided meditation, some new insights and usually a few genuine aha! moments.

The gathering ends at 12 noon and you are welcome to join us for discussion, coffee, herbal teas and refreshments afterwards. Newcomers are always welcome!

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Northwood Jazz Vespers Nov 24/19

by Deanna Knight on November 21, 2019

Looking forward to sharing my songs once again with the congregation of the lovely Northwood United church in Surrey on Sunday Nov 24.  I will be joined by Anna Lumiere on piano and Finn Manniche on cello.  This Vespers runs every Sunday from 4-5pm and is followed by a little reception with refreshments and goodies.


2018_anna_DI don’t currently have a photo of Anna, Finn and I. So blessed to be surrounded by such fine musicians. Simon is sorry to miss our performance. It is a treat to work with the very talented Anna Lumiere once again. Sure to be a lovely Vespers for us all.
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Soul Shakedown @ Fairview Pub

by Deanna Knight on October 30, 2019

Hit the dance floor or come to witness some of the finest Grateful Dead musicians in the area. I sure love getting on stage with these fellas. The energy and intuitive play that happens on stage is infectious. The 100 advance tickets are close to sold out but there will be $15 tickets at the door! Try for Advance tickets HERE or just come on down to the Fairview Pub on Broadway in Vancouver. We hit the stage at 10pm for 2 long sets. FB event page HERE

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A Vintage Halloween Double Bill

by Deanna Knight on August 21, 2019

Saturday, Oct 26th / D & the Hotties with Tim Sar’s Tiny Islands @ High Beam Dreams 
A fabulous double bill with the uber talented and loads of fun Tim Sar’s Tiny Islands. Enjoy Gibsons newest venue with great acoustics and wood dance floor. This will be a themed dance in celebration of Halloween.

Get decked out in your best vintage flare…think Flapper, 20 – 30′s, Great Gatsby etc!

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Final Garden Stage concert of the season!

by Deanna Knight on August 21, 2019

Secret Beach Garden Stage Concert / Chris Ronald & Deanna with Budge Schachte and Karen Graves
6:30 doors / 7-9pm concert / $20 / limited seating RSVP Deanna directly please dthesinger@gmail.com

NEWS FLASH – I was originally sharing my set alongside Simon Kendall on piano but turns out he in not able to be with us :( Soooooo…..I have a special treat for us ALL. The amazing Budge Schachte (guitar) and Karen Graves (flute and sax) will support my set. We will follow that up with Chris Ronald and all his songwriting sweetness. Dress warm and bring blankets. A snack to share if you like. I will serve some fruit soda and light snacks too. If it is a nice night we will move around the fire after the concert. musical instruments are welcome for this part of the night :)

Super thrilled with how our Garden Stage concerts have been going. It is such a lovely space and our audiences have been so grateful. I’m just so blessed to not only have a magical stage to offer my community but to know so many very talented and dedicated artists. I feel honoured each time the stage is set and to know that sweet music will fill the shores of Secret Beach. 2020 season is already looking AMAZING …with some VERY special guests!!!!

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