Dave Milliken guitar  bass  piano  vocals
Performer • Teacher • Songwriter
613-247-1402
Dave Milliken with his Yamaha acoustic guitar

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Based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, I perform on guitar, bass and piano, sing, write songs and teach guitar, bass and piano lessons in a wide variety of musical styles.

Please contact me at dave@davemilliken.com or (613) 247-1402 to book me or any of my bands, or to enquire about guitar, bass or piano lessons. You'll get a quicker response with email.

To find out about the different groups that I play with, check out the bands page. For info about me as a teacher, refer to the lessons page. A discography of CDs that I've played on and written songs for is included on my bio page.

Upcoming Shows  (Shows listed in this colour are by invitation only.)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (5:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a volunteer appreciation dinner for the Kanata Food Cupboard at St Paul's Anglican Church in Kanata

Saturday, April 29, 2017 (8:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a house party in Kanata

Saturday, May 13, 2017 (7:00 pm): The Retrogrades at a house party in Ottawa

Sunday, May 21, 2017 (11:15 am): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at the Courtyard Restaurant in Ottawa

Saturday, June 10, 2017 (8:00 pm): Soul Cracker at a party in Carleton Place, ON

Sunday, June 25, 2017 (8:00 pm): Soul Cracker at Oysterfest at the Whalesbone, 504a Kent St, Ottawa

Saturday, July 29, 2017 (12:15 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at the Metropolitain Brasserie in Ottawa

Saturday, August 12, 2017 (4:15 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Strathmere in North Gower, ON

Thursday, August 17, 2017 (7:30 pm): Soul Cracker at the Spencerville Mill & Museum, 11 Water St, Spencerville, ON

Sunday, September 3, 2017 (4:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Strathmere in North Gower, ON

Friday, September 8, 2017 (5:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Bean Town Ranch in Plantagenet, ON

Sunday, September 10, 2017 (3:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Stonefields Heritage Farm in Beckwith, ON

Saturday, October 28, 2017 (4:30 pm): Dave Milliken at a cocktail hour at Stonefields Heritage Farm in Beckwith, ON


Recent Shows  (Shows listed in this colour were by invitation only.)

Sunday, April 16, 2017 (12:30 pm): Dave Milliken at a brunch party at the Hilton Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, QC

Friday, March 17, 2017 (7:00 pm): The Retrogrades for St. Patrick's Day at the Elmdale Oyster House & Tavern, 1084 Wellington St W, Ottawa

Retrogrades Promo Shot

Saturday, February 25, 2017 (10:00 pm): The Retrogrades at the Atomic Rooster, 303 Bank St, Ottawa

Saturday, November 26, 2016 (9:30 pm): Soul Cracker at Greenfield's, 900 Greenbank Rd, Barrhaven

Dave Milliken playing guitar with Soul Cracker

Photo by Brent Hultquist

 

Saturday, October 22, 2016 (2:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at Stonefields Heritage Farm in Beckwith, ON

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (3:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Long Island Conference Centre in Ottawa

Thursday, September 29, 2016 (6:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and dinner in Perth, ON

Saturday, September 10, 2016 (4:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at Strathmere in Ottawa

Saturday, August 20, 2016 (3:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Stewart Park in Perth, ON

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 (6:00 pm): The Retrogrades at a corporate party at Milestones Lansdowne in Ottawa

Photo by finnsquare.com

Saturday, August 13, 2016 (4:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Orchard View in Ottawa

Friday, August 12, 2016 (7:30 pm): Soul Cracker at the Spencerville Mill & Museum, 11 Water St, Spencerville, ON

Soul Cracker Overhead Promo Shot

Saturday, August 6, 2016 (3:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at Barnette Cottage in Calabogie, ON

Sunday, July 31, 2016 (10:15 am): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at the Courtyard Restaurant in Ottawa

Sunday, July 24, 2016 (2:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a baptism dinner at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa

Saturday, July 23, 2016 (2:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at the Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa

Saturday, June 18, 2016 (4:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at the Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa

Saturday, June 4, 2016 (7:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a reception at the Ottawa Rowing Club in Ottawa

Saturday, June 4, 2016 (2:30 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at the Ottawa Rowing Club in Ottawa

Saturday, May 7, 2016 (9:30 pm): Soul Cracker at The Brass Monkey, 250 Greenbank Rd, Barrhaven

Saturday, April 30, 2016 (8:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a house party in Kanata

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 (4:30 pm): Dave Milliken at a Volunteer Appreciation event at the Royal Ottawa Hospital

Thursday, March 17, 2016 (7:00 pm): The Retrogrades for St. Patrick's Day at the Elmdale Oyster House & Tavern, 1084 Wellington St W, Ottawa

Retrogrades Poster

Saturday, February 13, 2016 (4:15 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at the Courtyard Restaurant in Ottawa

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 (6:30 pm): Dave Milliken at a party at La Strada Restaurant in Ottawa

 

The photo at the top of this page is by Gordon Metcalfe.

Dave Milliken
613-247-1402