Desiree Dorion

Desiree Dorion

Country Indigenous Singer/songwriter


Desiree Dorion
R.R.5 Comp. 66 Dauphin MB Canada R7N2T8
1 204 479 4995


Desiree Dorion is one of Manitoba’s most celebrated women in country music. She is known for writing "darkly beautiful and introspective songs" (Bruce Leperre, 730 CKDM), which often make their way to the top of the National Indigenous Music Countdown. She has had four songs chart in the top 100 on the Canadian Country music charts. The Juno award nominee is on the verge of releasing her 5th studio album with the help of producer Chris Burke-Gaffney.

In 2017, Desiree took home the award for Songwriter of the Year at the Manitoba Country Music Awards for co-writing "Whiskey Knows" with Chris Burke-Gaffney. "Whiskey Knows," was also a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition. 

Dorion's previous albums have garnered nominations at the 2014 JUNO Awards, 2014 WCMA Awards, 2014 and 2013 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards, 2013 Indian Summer Music Awards, the 2012 International Songwriting Competition, Best Country Album and Best Female Artist at the 2010 Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards, Best Country Artist at the 2010 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards, Best Country Album at the 2011 North American Indigenous Image Award, Best Country Album at the 2011 Indian Summer Music Awards, and Best Country Album and Best Female Artist at the 2011 Native American Music Awards.



Tough Street



"Like a Flower" from Tough Street

Tough Street



"Whiskey Knows" from Tough Street


17 by Desiree Dorion

AMP SESSIONS "Call Me Crazy" by Desiree Dorion

Turn to Me by Desiree Dorion

Desiree Dorion "Freedom Ain't Free" by Desiree Dorion

Desiree performs "Soul Back Jack" at City TV in Winnipeg by Desiree Dorion


Pretty Poor Pretty Proud

Pretty Poor Pretty Proud Desiree Dorion

Released: August 16, 2019

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Tough Street

Tough Street Desiree Dorion

Released: April 20, 2017

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Small Town Stories

Small Town Stories Desiree Dorion

Released: February 25, 2013

Label: Independent

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Soul Back Jack

Soul Back Jack Desiree Dorion

Released: May 14, 2010

Producer: Arun Chaturvedi

Label: Independant

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