Dawn Pemberton

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Dawn Pemberton - Tender

Dawn Pemberton - Lonely Stranger

Dawn Pemberton - Just Be

Vibrant, genuine and soulful, Dawn Pemberton has deep musical roots that take her powerful voice from gospel and soul to jazz, funk and world music. She has become a staple of the Vancouver music scene and can often be found tearin’ it up as a vocalist, teacher, facilitator, choir director and "go to girl" for live performances and studio sessions. A passionate songwriter and performer Dawn crafts her music with a sense of adventure, quirkiness, and serious groove and shapes it into her own unique and dynamic package.
Tight, expressive and bold, Dawn will hit you where it counts, funk you up and make you say "Go ‘head!"


A Few Random Things About Dawn

  • She started playing the piano at age 7.
  • Her first memory of singing is at age 4 when she would tag along to her sister’s voice lessons and mimic what she heard while playing in the next room.
  • She is a tea fanatic and is studying to become a certified Tea Sommelier and hopes to open her own tea/record/music shop one day.
  • She’s sung on over 35 recordings
  • She was recently nominated for a 2011 Western Canadian Music Award
  • She toured with one of her musical idols, Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir
  • One of her all time favourite albums is ‘Extension of A Man’ by Donny Hathaway.
  • She is a Cosby Show aficionado
  • She once played 3 gigs in 9 hours
  • She loves making lists