Press Kit

Band Bio

Dock Side Drive is one of the West Coast’s newest swing & show bands. Fresh off theatre and festival tours, this dynamic band entertains audiences with the music of the 1930s through current day arranged in their own original swing style.


Since its inception, Dock Side Drive has established a reputation as a show band that features vocalists & instrumentalists alike. Dock Side Drive is an 8 piece band offering a blend of tunes that will usher you through more than three decades of song, including the music of Ray Charles, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, The Beatles and other favourites. You won’t want to miss the chance to see and hear this ensemble performing well-known swing, blues, jazz and show tunes! It’s guaranteed you’ll be swingin’ and singin’ along!



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Quotes & Reviews

“…As one audience member put it, ‘You hit the jackpot with these guys!’… A fantastic night of ‘big band’ style jazz and swing. Powerhouse vocals, riveting instrumentals, a wonderful richness & class to the whole show. This show rocked! We would bring it back in a heartbeat.”
Deb Renz, General Manager, Sid Williams Theatre, Courtenay, BC

“Dock Side Drive, with a musical repertoire that spanned decades and explored many genres, entertained with wonderful harmonies and witty repartee. They were a great choice for our gala evening event; elegant and entertaining.”
Pamela Burns, Executive Director, Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre, Vernon, BC

“…Accomplished, multi-talented musicians, whose relaxed style and upbeat presentation had us on our feet and dancing to almost every song. We loved the show!”
Diana Gault, Coordinator, Quadra Island Cultural Committee.

“What a delightful evening in Quesnel! Dock Side Drive was highly entertaining… with the variety of music and their polished performance. They were having a good time and so were we.”
Colleen Brines, Quesnel Live Arts

“Our audience loved the high energy, engaging performances by Dock Side Drive’s three lead singers, tight rhythm and horn sections, and their selection of favourites from the 40’s to the 60’s. They were enjoyed equally by the enthusiastic dancers and those who just wanted to listen to the great tunes.”
David Mann, Performing Arts Manager, Evergreen Cultural Centre

Bookings & Contact Info

Contact: Heather Burns
Cell: 250-216-5623

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