Vancouver, BC
Desirée Dawson is the love spreading human who won the CBC Searchlight Competition in May 2016. Desirée is currently based in Vancouver BC the unceded ancestral and occupied traditional lands of the Coast Salish peoples specifically the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations. Three singles from her debut album Wild Heart have spent many weeks on the CBC Top 20 and have been added to many prominent playlist. Wild Heart was remixed by over 2000 producers from all corners of the globe and made it into the CBC Music top 100 songs of 2017. Her latest single “Just Fine ” was released July 2018 becoming a part of the CBC Music top 100 songs of 2018. Desirée is currently working on a new album set to be released Summer 2019. Desirée makes a point of having every song be honest and emotionally charged. Desirée is an accomplished songwriter. With her love for words, writing and collaboration she looks forward to growing her already very successful songwriting career. She is very passionate about healing as a collective using the power of melodies lyrics and instrumentation to encourage listeners to find a connection within themselves to better connect with the people/ land around them. Through this her music has managed to travel the world. Her mission is to create art that allows people to feel and heal.
May 11, 2019 8:00 pm Longboat Hall, Saturday May 11th