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ALL OF ME: An evening with Dalannah Gail Bowen and Friends for 12th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival 2015 in Vancouver on Nov 7 2015

November 7, 2015

Special Event
ALL OF ME: An evening with Dalannah Gail Bowen and Friends
Saturday November 7, 8pm -10:30pm
Ukrainian Hall, 805 E. Pender
$10 regular/$5 concession at the door

The Downtown Eastside’s own Dalannah Gail Bowen has been music-making for over 45 years and for the last 15 years she has been a dynamic advocate for community; she has been an integral part of the DTES Heart of the City Festival since day one and she was recently honoured as ‘Master Blues Artist’ in the Blues Hall of Fame. Congratulations Dalannah!

The Festival has the honour of presenting an evening devoted to Dalannah Gail Bowen and her truly unique and powerful voice, described as ‘Billie Holiday meets Howlin’ Wolf.’ The musical line-up is stellar: Simon Kendall on piano, Rene Worst on bass, Chris Nordquist on drums, Dave Say on saxophone, Jim Salmon on percussion, with backup singers Jessi Nicholson, and Carlos Arias. For the second half of the evening, Owen Owen Owen is on bass. Join Dalannah and friends for an evening of jazz, blues and gospel; an evening not-to-be missed!

 

This event was on  Day 11 of the 12 Days of the Heart of the City Festival. Please check the website for more events!

The 12th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Wednesday October 28 to Sunday November 8, 2015

Over 90 events at over 25 venues throughout the Downtown Eastside

http://www.heartofthecityfestival.com

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Visit the Heart of the City Festival website

http://www.heartofthecityfestival.com

On page 29 of the Festival Program guide, there is a writeup on AHA MEDIA

AHA MEDIA for Heart of the City Festival 2014

The Festival is thrilled to partner with the DTES’s AHA Media to provide social media coverage (video/photos/blog) of the Heart of the City Festival. AHA Media gives voice to our local community and provides services for individuals and organizations to share their news and special events on a broader scale through social media. Founded in 2008 by local artists April Smith, Hendrik Beune, and Al Tkatch, AHA Media previously collaborated with Fearless City Media and has an ongoing working relationship with W2Community Media Arts and various other organizations and individuals in the DTES community. The members of AHA Media describe themselves as “definitely not mainstream media”. Based in Vancouver’s DTES, their style is described as non-invasive and unassuming.

Say Hello to AHA Media as they visit the Festival events. They will be happy to chat with you. Stay connected to the festival with AHA’s links – see photos/videos of the festival events you attended; take in a festival event you missed; or follow one festival event while you are attending another!

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