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My Dad sounded scared. Scared and a bit lost. He had just got back from the meeting with the doctor after he slipped and fell on the ice and broke his shoulder. “The doctor said it was a nasty break,” Dad said, “And it could be...

So we had our Christmas DKL last week and there were many highlights in my mind. For some, though, a huge highlight was Jimmy’s revenge on me. Harumph. Here’s the story: Some of you know my friend Jim Button. (Okay, most people on Earth know Jim.) He is married...

Hi everyone! What a fun Dave Kelly Live Christmas! I don't want to say it was one of our best, but man - it was one of our best. We all had so much fun. So THANK YOU to everyone who came out - it was an...

I sent a letter to the Young Canadians before our show this Friday - and I thought I’d share it with you. A Letter to the Young Canadians before Dave Kelly Live, Dec 7, 2018 Dear Young Canadians, I wanted to send you a note before our show...

Have you ever asked an established, recognized singer to put aside their own original music and sing Christmas songs? It makes me sweat every November, as we plan the DKL Christmas show. There are two reasons: 1. What if they hate Christmas songs? And if they don’t… 2: What...

I'm going to show you the best Santa-But-Not-Actually-Santa pictures you’ve ever seen. Let me set them up. Theatre Calgary has been doing A Christmas Carol in this city every year for over three decades. Stephen Hair has been playing Scrooge for over 25 years. It’s a...

Jocelyn Alice is coming home to Calgary for the holidays, just in time to do a show with us. Let me tell you a bit about Jocelyn. Some of you know her because she’s a great Calgarian/ Canadian singer songwriter that has done very well. Her...

I don’t know what you did as a kid every summer, but even if you were learning the drums, my guess it wasn’t like this. And I don’t know if you ever put on some sort of show for Christmas, but my guess is it didn’t...

Happy Halloween! I asked my kids this weekend where they think our food comes from, and they said, “Cookies come from Linda and Neil, but you get chocolate bars from Ita and Joe’s.” Okay, maybe Halloween isn’t quite the right time for this conversation. It’s been on my...