EVENTS

UPCOMING SHOWS

January 29th, 2019

Hot Docs! Film Festival presented with Koerner Hall at the Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema

Diana and Chris are special musical guests at the Hot Docs screening of Let Freedom Sing! How music influenced the civil rights movement.  Join them for a Q&A and musical presentation at the screening  hosted by Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts at The Royal Conservatory of Music. 506 Bloor St. W. Toronto


Feb 1-4 Toronto Blues Society – Blues Summit& Maple Blues Awards Weekend – Chris nominated for BEST HORN PLAYER OF THE YEAR.  For the 9th time!!

February 7th

Queen Elizabeth Park Arts Centre, 1203 Bridge Road,

Oakville, Ontario 

CCAH Presents a evening of music including Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley’s  Round Midnight Concert featuring John Sheard on piano, Ron Johnston – Bass, Vince Maccarone  on Drums – A Tribute to the greats


February 8th 2019

Valentine’s Day Warm Up!

Senator Wine Bar

249 Victoria St.  Toronto  416 364 7517

Get warmed up for Valentines Day with a great night of hot blues at this intimate cozy bar in downtown Toronto !   Diana is special guest with host piano bluesman Julian Fauth.   They will cook up a batch of soulful blues for your listening enjoyment  with Chris joining them to play a few bluesy tunes on the cornet as well!   Don’t miss out on this vintage style concert.


Friday February 15th 

Hamilton – Artbar Club

15 Colbourne St, Hamilton, ON L8R 2G2.  (905) 543-8512.

Morning Sun – An Acoustic duo Concert

Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley present -Morning Sun –  A celebration in Song for Black History Month  at the Artword Artbar in Hamilton Friday February 15th .  The concert  will feature a mix of original and classic blues ,  gospel music , and some songs from their acclaimed Underground Railroad show  “ Sugar and Gold “ .  This wonderful cozy venue is the perfect spot for a night of soulful singing and playing as the award winning duo bring the warmth of the “  Morning Sun “ to Hamilton.


PAMA (Peel Art Gallery Museum & Archives) presents

Live in Concert with Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley –

Feb. 1 8th

2 Family Day concerts  –


March 2019 – SPAIN TOUR


May 2 –

Chemainus BC

Diana & Chris in British Columbia and kick off the tour with a Chicago Blues Night – Rockin’ Blues style show with band.  Always a fun night with a friendly crowd.


May 4th 

Victoria, BC

Hermann’s Jazz Club

Jazz & Blues!  Soulful classic jazz songs and the best of the blues are on the menu when Diana and Chris present a live show at this vintage jazz club  in Victoria BC


May 5th

Hornby Island Blues Camp


May 11th

Campbell River Theatre

Campbell River, BC


May 12th

Nanaimo, BC

Blues at the Queen’s Hotel – Rockin the Blues at the popular Blues Jam -Diana & Chris host the show!


May 31-June 1st

Quebec City


More info to follow:

Eastern Ontario tour

South Carolina tour

Collingwood show

Kitchener



RECENT SHOWS

December 31, 2018

Ring in 2019 NEW YEAR’S EVE with Diana & Chris and band at Hugh’s Room Live!  With special guest – Donovan Locke

Sunday December 9th 2018

Ken Whiteley’s Gospel Sunday afternoon concert!

Ken Whiteley presents the Whiteley Family Gospel concert with Ken Whiteley, Ben Whiteley, Chris Whiteley, Diana Braithwaite, Jenny Whiteley and  Joey Wright.

Hugh’s Room Live – Toronto, Ontario Canada 2 – 4pm

Friday November 2nd    2018

Senator Wine Bar

249 Victoria St.  Toronto  416 364 7517

This special night features Chris Whiteley guesting with host Juno Award winning blues artist Julian Fauth.  Chris and Julian will play and sing a variety of great blues songs with Julian on piano and Chris on guitar , harp and trumpet. Watch for Diana guesting with Julian in the New Year.

Thursday October 25th 2018 

 Steel City Jazz Festival 

Venue:   15 Colbourne Street  Hamilton

Phone:  905 543-8512

Diana and Chris present a live jazz and blues concert for the Hamilton Steel City Jazz Festival with their band of Canadian jazz legends, featuring classic blues and jazz standards from the 50’s & 60’s,  as well as award winning originals keeping their stamp on the new tradition.  And lots of songs from their  new album!

Thursday September 20th 2018

Motley Kitchen Dinner and Show Series

70 Young St
Sudbury, ON P3E 3G4

Special Guest Dan Whiteley on guitar and Mandolin  joins Diana and Chris for an exciting evening of classic and original blues some of which are featured on their Global Award winning new  album . ” I Was Telling Him About You ”


Sunday September 2nd, 2018

North Buxton Homecoming Festival – Labour Day Weekend – North Buxton, Ontario


August 19 2018

Etwell Concert Series 

2012 Etwell Rd. Huntsville On. P1H 2J2

A wonderful outdoor venue near Huntsville Ontario – a summer afternoon blues show with Diana Braithwaite, Chris Whiteley and an upbeat blues rockin’ band. Listen to fun blues originals and sultry electric blues standards, with slide guitar, harmonica and  trumpet.  Just to add to the  festivities and day -delicious wood fired homemade pizza !

July 7 2018 

Senator Winebar 

249 Victoria Street Toronto   M5B  1V8

416  364-7517

Diana and Chris will entertain the audience in a beautifully furnished intimate venue with great food.  A night of soft jazz, hot blues, lively classics and lovely ballads. Listen to old standards and new original blues and jazz songs as only these vintage blues and jazz lovers can bring it!   Band Trio show will also feature  some great blues and jazz and songs from the new CD- I was Telling Him About You.  Reservations recommended .


June 25 2018 
TD Toronto Jazz Festival 
Koerner Hall Toronto
273 Bloor St. W.   M5S 1V6
416 408 0208 .     8 pm

June 23 2018   

Bluz FM Interview with Host Danny Marks    91.1 . FM .  

RADIO INTERVIEW – Leading up to their live show at Koerner Hall with the TD Jazz Festival, Diana and Chris chat and catch up on air with their good friend and great  singer /guitarist  Bluz FM on JAZZ FM radio program host Danny Marks.


Mar 24, 2018

Hermann’s Jazz Club Victoria, British Columbia w/band
Address: 753 View St, Victoria, BC V8W 1J9
Phone: (250) 388-9166


Mar 17, 2018

Texada Island Art Centre, British Columbia

Mar 16, 2018

Powell River, British Columbia
Cranberry Hall w/ piano and trumpet master Walter Martella
Address: 6828 Cranberry St, Powell River, BC V8A 3Z5

Mar 10, 2018

The Roxy Gabriola Island w/band, British Columbia

Mar 9, 2018

Duncan Showroom, British Columbia
Address: 133 Station St, Duncan, BC V9L 3W4
Phone: (250) 748-7246

Feb 22, 2018

A special night to celebrate the release of their new Jazz CD ! WIth John Sheard-piano Ron Johnston-bass and Colin Kingsmore -drums Classic Jazz sounds a la Sarah Vaughan , Nancy Wilson ,Chet Baker etc.

2261 Dundas St. W. Toronto M6R 1X6


Feb 17, 2018

Stay tuned for details and more info.

Grand Theatre , 244 St. Andrew St. W. Fergus Ontario


Feb 15, 2018

Stay tuned for details of an exciting new presentation

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts 10268 Yonge St. Richmond Hill On L4C 3B7


Feb 2, 2018

Stay tuned for information and details !

Oakville Centre for the performing Arts 130 Navy St, Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4


Januaryy 26, 2018

John Sheard presents A tribute to the Vinyl Cafe. Diana and Chris join John Sheard and Dennis Pendrith for a night of music , stories and rembrances of the beloved CBC icon Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe.

22 Church ST. Aurora On L4G 1M1 905 713-1818


Dec 31, 2017

Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley along with their very special guest (to be announced), are hosting a gala New Years Eve party at Hugh’s Room Live, complete with Swinging Jazz , Rockin’ Blues and Classic Standards from the great American Songbook.

2261 Dundas St. W. Toronto M6R 1X6


Dec 15, 2017

A Christmas Blues Show at Durham’s home of jazz and blues . Get in the holiday spirit with some great blues!

926 Simcoe ST. N. Oshawa L1G 5B3


Nov 19, 2017

Diana and Chris are premiering exciting new jazz show , featuring John Sheard on piano , Ron Johnston on bass and Colin Kingsmore on drums at the CD release for the legendary band Kollage . Crack of Dawn also appearing . A great night of music !

1588 Dundas St. W. Toronto M6J 1T9 416 588-0307


PAST SHOWS INCLUDE:

Le Passage Blues & Jazz Festival, France
Massey Hall, Toronto Canada
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, London, England
Monaghan Blues & Jazz Festival, Ireland
Great British Blues & Jazz Festival, Colne, UK
Midland Performing Arts Centre- Canada
Edinburgh Festival, Scotland
Downtown Jazz Festival, Toronto, Canada
Beaches Jazz Festival – Toronto
Place des Arts, Montréal
Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary
Stage Door Festival, Netherlands
Maryport Festival, United Kingdom
Saturday Night Live – Chris Whiteley
Montreal Jazz Festival – Chris Whiteley
Hudson River Blues Festival, New York City
Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham Mass.
Fergus Grand Theatre – Canada
Tinner Hill Blues Festival, Falls Church Virginia
Yardbird Suite – Alberta
Poconos Festival, Poconos, US
Chicago Blues Festival, Chicago, Illinois
Black National Theatre Festival, North Carolina
Theresa’s Lounge, Chicago
Hornby Island Music Festival
Nanaimo Blues Festival, BC
Maple Blues Awards Gala, Toronto
Barrie Blues Festival, Barrie, Ontario
Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks
The Roxy Theatre, Gabriola Island
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront, ON
Wasaga Beach Blues Festival, ON
Jamaica School of Drama, Jamaica, WI
Toronto Star Jazz & Blues Festival, CNE
The Drum Arts Centre, Birmingham, UK
The Peepul Art Centre, Leicester, UK
The Roxy, Los Angeles
Philadelphia Folk Festival
BlueBird Cafe, Nashville