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 milliken@sympatico.ca 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.)

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

Retrogrades Promo Shot

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

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


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

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

Saturday, November 7, 2015 (9:30 pm): Soul Cracker at Greenfield's, 900 Greenbank Rd, Barrhaven

Dave Milliken plays guitar with Soul Cracker at Greenfields

Photo by Amber Bromby


Saturday, October 10, 2015 (4:15 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Anderson Links in Ottawa

Saturday, October 3, 2015 (1:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Rockcliffe Park Pavilion in Ottawa

Sunday, September 6, 2015 (3 :45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at the Delta Hotel in Ottawa

Saturday, September 5, 2015 (2:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at St Malachy Church in Mayo, Quebec

Saturday, August 22, 2015 (8:00 pm): Soul Cracker at a wedding reception at Mariposa Farm in Plantagenet, Ontario

Saturday, August 8, 2015 (2:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour in North Gower, Ontario

Saturday, July 25, 2015 (9:30 pm): Soul Cracker at Greenfield's, 900 Greenbank Rd, Barrhaven

Saturday, July 18, 2015 (2:00 pm): Duo Capriccio at an anniversary party in Ottawa

Sunday, June 28, 2015 (8:00 pm): Soul Cracker at Oysterfest at the Whalesbone, 504a Kent St, Ottawa

Thursday, June 25, 2015 (4:30 pm): Dave Milliken at the Leslie Park Community Association 'Picnic in the Park' in Ottawa

Saturday, June 20, 2015 (6:15 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at the Museum of Nature in Ottawa

Saturday, June 13, 2015 (3:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm in Edwards, Ontario

Saturday, June 6, 2015 (3:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony in Kinburn, Ontario

Saturday, June 6, 2015 (9:45 am): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at the Courtyard Restaurant in Ottawa

Saturday, May 30, 2015 (3:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at Code's Mill Inn in Perth, Ontario

Saturday, May 2, 2015 (9:30 pm): Soul Cracker at Greenfield's, 900 Greenbank Rd, Barrhaven

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 (8:00 pm): Jesus Murphy for St. Patrick's Day at the Elmdale Oyster House & Tavern, 1084 Wellington St W, Ottawa

Jesus Murphy Poster

Saturday, December 27, 2014 (8:30 pm): Dave Milliken at a birthday party at Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa

Friday, December 12, 2014 (7:30 pm): Dave Milliken at a holiday party in Ottawa

Friday, November 7, 2014 (9:30 pm): Dave Milliken subbing on bass for The Mourning Kitchen at Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St, Ottawa

Saturday, October 18, 2014 (1:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at St Patrick's Church, Ottawa

Dave Milliken plays classical guitar at the wedding of Karla Fraser

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 (6:00 pm): Dave Milliken at an event at 50 Laurier in Ottawa

Saturday, October 11, 2014 (9:30 pm): Soul Cracker at Greenfield's, 900 Greenbank Rd, Barrhaven

Saturday, October 11, 2014 (1:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at Cedarhill Golf & Country Club, Ottawa

Dave Milliken singing at the wedding of Danielle Bisson

Saturday, September 13 , 2014 (4:15 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at Loch Marrch Golf & Country Club, Ottawa

Saturday, August 23, 2014 (4:15 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at Strathmere in North Gower, Ontario

Saturday, July 19, 2014 (3:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony in Dunrobin, Ontario

Saturday, July 12, 2014 (9:30 pm): Soul Cracker at the Winfest Summer BBQ Jam (3:00 - 11:00 pm), 1567 County Rd 31, Winchester, Ontario

Saturday, July 12, 2014 (1:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour in Arnprior, Ontario

Saturday, July 5, 2014 (1:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony in Clarence Creek, Ontario

Sunday, June 29, 2014 (10:00 pm): Soul Cracker at the Shuckers' Ball at the Elmdale Oyster House & Tavern, 1084 Wellington St W, Ottawa

Saturday, June 7, 2014 (5:30 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony in Cumberland, Ontario

Saturday, May 24, 2014 (4:15 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at Next in Stittsville, Ontario

Saturday, April 26, 2014 (8:00 pm): Dave Milliken at a party in Kanata, Ontario

Saturday, April 19, 2014 (5:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at Indulge Kitchen & Cocktails in Ottawa

Saturday, April 19, 2014 (1:45 pm): Dave Milliken at a wedding ceremony at the Travelodge in Ottawa

Saturday, March 8, 2014 (9:30 pm): Soul Cracker at Greenfield's, 900 Greenbank Rd, Barrhaven

Dave, Claire & Gin with Soul Cracker
Photo by Brent Hultquist

Saturday, January 18, 2014 (8:00 pm): Dave Milliken backing up Kristine St-Pierre at the Westboro Masonic Hall, 430 Churchill Ave N, Ottawa

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

Dave Milliken
613-247-1402