Shows

                                     

                                             Dawna's Summer 2021 Gigs 

Wed. July 21    5-6:30 pm  Cotuit Center for the Arts  “Wine & Cheese”   $10, $5 for members https://artsonthecape.org/explore/wine-music-wednesday-july-2021 

Wed. July 28    7:30 pm  Cotuit Center for the Arts “Back to the Garden” Joni Mitchell Tribute!  $30, $25 members https://artsonthecape.org/explore/dawna-hammers-back-to-the-garden 

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER!  Thurs. Aug. 5    2-4 pm Falmouth Arts Market; Falmouth Harbor Band Shell 180 Scranton Avenue Free! http://www.falmouthartmarket.com 

CANCELED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS

Sat. Aug. 14      7pm “Mother & Son”  Woods Hole Community Hall Water St. Falmouth  With my son on drums!  $15 

Sun. Aug. 15     3pm First Parish Universalist; Stoughton 

Fri. Aug. 20        7-9pm   Circle by the Sea Campfire on Sandy Neck Beach, Sandwich. Donation http://artsfalmouth.org/event/circle-by-the-sea/  

Sat. Sept. 11      Arts Alive Festival  Library Lawn, Falmouth  https://artsfalmouth.org/aboutus/arts-alive-2020/

Sun. Sept.19     10am  First Parish Universalist; Stoughton  musical, spiritual service led by Dawna! https://firstparishstoughton.org                           

                          Support this special artist. Hire Dawna for your special event!   

 Shows  Dawna is multi-talented & has a diverse array of shows & music to offer 

Singer. Songwriter Dawna's original songs are moving, inspiring and entertaining. Everyone loves her voice and her piano playing is both rhythmic and melodic. Dawna also plays acoustic guitar and dulcimer, native drums & flutes. Her messages of love, heartbreak, healing, unity, Earth & Spirit are so amazing and needed especially now at this time for all to hear. 

Joni Mitchell Tribute  “Back to the Garden” is a chronological show of Joni’s earliest songs such as “Both Sides Now” & “Circle Game” up to her jazzier tunes on Hejira!  Similar to Joni, Dawna performs on a variety of instruments; piano, guitar & dulcimer and her wide ranging voice captures Joni’s tambour like no other!  Audiences of all ages love this show and keep coming back for more.  Dawna can perform “Back to the Garden” solo or with a great band featuring Rich Hill on bass, Pat Ryan on guitar, Klem Klimek on Saxophone, Harmonica & vocals and Lisa Esperson and Sam Holmstock on percussion. 

Woodstock Tribute  Take a trip back in time with great versions of songs from the 60's by The Beatles, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Simon & Garfunkel, The Cowsills, Sunny & Cher, Scott McKenzie, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Creedence Clearwater Revival & Canned Heat!  Break out the tie-dye, love beads, bell bottoms and sandals for this fun fest tribute! 

Senior Sing Alongs Dawna has been both a caregiver and entertainer for seniors with dementia and alzheimers for many years.  They love her and she loves them and has an amazing way of getting them to smile, sing and move to all their old, favorite songs.  Dawna brings lyrics & easily teaches the songs. Music is the one thing that touched ALL parts of the brain! 

Ballads, Bossa's & Blues Perfect for you restaurant, cafe or club.  Dawna has been entertaining for years and has a great variety of everyone's favorite songs. People can order them from her "Song Menu" on their cell phones! She also does great versions of swing, soul, sixties & classic rock songs!  See her "Song Menu"  page of this website. 

Bootsy Hammers Band  Put on your dancing shoes and dance to swinging blues, soul & classic rock songs. Dawna's rocking' rhythmic piano playing, soulful voice and great back up band with bass, drums and saxophone will deliver!  Songs by Dawna, Pink Floyd, Aerosmith, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Tracy Chapman, Bonny Raitt, James Brown,Van Morrison, etc 

Educational School Shows  Dawna has been teaching kids of all ages for years. Her school shows are both fun and important!  Kids of all ages are so inspired by her. Dawna can do whole school assemblies or short term residencies that incorporate the kids into the show for the whole school.  Here are some of the themes but she can create what you need. 

                 Songs for the Earth          Teaches our deep connection between music and the earth  

                  I Have a Dream                Teaches about knowing yourself, reaching your goals & honoring diversity for Dr. MLK 

                  African American Music  Journey with songs from traditional Africa, slavery, civil rights, jazz, blues, soul, rock & rap 

                  Turning Around                Teaches the importance of creative expression to avoid drinking, drugs and depression 

                  The Art of Songwriting  Teaches how to write songs & who some of the great songwriters from past to present are 

                  Music & Math                   Teaches rhythm & drumming w/ counting, fractions, addition, multiplication & sub-division  

Musical Spiritual Services   Dawna has been singing and leading music in many churches and healing centers for many years, She can be a guest musician or lead a whole musical spiritual service which such themes as; Healing Music, Dreams, Diversity, Earthday, Love, Peace, The Spiritualism of Space, Giving Thanks and many other Social, Political, Spiritual themes. 

                                Check out all the pics & videos on this site and on YouTube!

Dawna's new "Alive Falmouth 2020" video now on YouTube!