Dinah D

Upright Bass, Visual Artist, Producer, Songwriter

Dinah D’s Music

Thanks for listening!

The Kerplunks

Dinah D co-found and performs in The Kerplunks, one of Canada’s top Children’s entertainment acts

Jocelyn Hallett, Phil Wipper, Dinah D and Aaron Cadwaladr are The Kerplunks.
Photo by Concept Photography
photo of Dinah D by Concept Photography

Other Hats Dinah D Wears

Festival Coordinator

Dinah D has organized and AD’d for several festivals including the Cultivate Festival, Couch Fest and most recently, the Gabriola Forest Fest Sound Symposium.

The Fun Farm

The Fun Farm is where Dinah D shares her time with partner Trev, 50 chickens, 5 ducks, 3 tuxedo cats and 2 angora bunnies. he Fun Farm is situated in Tle:Tlxw , Snuneymuxw/ Coast Salish Territory.

SLO Foods Bulk Buying Club

Dinah D operates the Bulk Food Buying Club on Gabriola Island. This great organic based bulk buying club has served the community of Gabriola island for 17 years. Dinah started with them 1 year ago.


Dinah D is one half of The Funky Bowler, Gabriola Island ‘s only millnery where they make hats, clothing, blankets and various sundry items of warmth and fuzziness.

Music Producer

Dinah D has produced 6 award winning albums albums for The Kerplunks and The Contraband Swingclub. Dinah also enjoys producing other people’s material!

Printmaker, Podcast Host, Audio Designer, Community Builder

Linocut prints, gardens, enjoys developing and contributing to the arts in Canada and had a podcast called The Imperfectionists’ Monthly Podcast (2018-2022)

Some pictures of some good times!

Dinah D has made her way into the hearts of many, as member of many touring bands over the years, leader of the Contraband Swingclub (2006-2021), and still-touring member of The Kerplunks

Birdsong House Concerts, Gabriola Island