Member Profile

Ken Dunn

"Highly evocative and intriguing" (fRoots, UK), the music of Ken Dunn offers "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. His passion for social and environmental justice is also evident in the many benefit concerts he performs.

Ken has released 7 albums featuring some of Canada's finest studio musicians. His most recent offering, "Wondrous Beauty", "a stew of wonderful notes, stirred perfectly" (John Apice, No Depression) was released to radio worldwide by Trespass Music on September 1, 2017 and debuted in the Top 10 on FolkDJ-L.