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DFM News

08
Sep
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DFM is back!

DFM is back! When 4 bassoons get together to play pop covers…you are in for, well…something. One-hit-wonders, medlies and your favourite sing-a-longs are all on the set list. So join us for a night of bassoonery, great food, Ontario craft beer, and tons of fun at Relish Bar and Grill. No cover, but feel free […]

24
Jun
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DFM plays Jazz Fest 2016

DFM will be rocking Jazz Fest this year, performing a classy dinner-time set at Relish Bar and Grill on Friday, June 24, 2016. The food is yummy, the beer is local, and the music is bassoony. Don’t miss this Jazzy Pride-week kick off!

25
Feb
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DFM at the Amsterdam Bicycle Club

We are once again performing at a bar near you!!!! Join DFM on Thursday, February 25, 2016 for a night of music, food and fun. Our set starts at 10:30pm so even if you are in the habit of going to bed at “old-lady o’clock” like Susan does, there is plenty of time for an […]

27
Aug
Our festive busking case for World Pride 2014. Photo by Terry Lim.

DFM rocks BuskerFest

We are so excited to be performing at the 2015 Toronto International BuskerFest! DFM will be performing on Friday and Saturday throughout the day/evening so come on out and find us while discovering all sorts of wild and exciting street performances! The entire weekend will be loads of laughter and fun (last year I was passed […]

12
Jan

One of the fagotts has a premiere!

Mannschaft member Catherine has an exciting concert coming up! Surprisingly, she’s not playing her bassoon– she has a new work premiering that she wrote with her partner in life and crime, Spy. It will be presented by the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday January 17, 8PM, at St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Anglican Church, 3333 Finch Ave […]

09
Dec

Big News in the Bassoon World

So, big developments in the Toronto bassoon world are happening…not only does DFM have a show on Friday December 12, 9pm….but Nadina Mackie Jackson has announced a huge event on her blog. The big development is a pet project that is being organized by Eric Macarios, Nadina Mackie Jackson and Susan Durnin. It is the […]

18
Oct
Photo by Patrick Ross (2014)

Upcoming shows fall 2014

So we have been busy hustling venues and getting things organized and are pumped to announce our fall shows! Come on out and sport your DFM colours while singing along to your favourite bassoon covers! October 23 – playing a few tunes alongside other pop/rock bands. The theme of the night is “underrated bands” where […]

10
Sep

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Since we’re planning on having a pedal rehearsal in the next week, I thought I’d try out some new toys I got over the summer. I got a Line 6 Verbzilla (which has been on my wish list for a while), and a tube preamp (you can actually see the tube glow!), but my most exciting […]

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