Live Music For Funerals And Memorials

Dawna Stafford is a seasoned, acoustic musician available for live music at funerals, memorials and life celebrations in Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas. For booking please fill out the contact form. If urgent call 503-703-7448.

Losing a loved one is a traumatic time. When a loss is unexpected, plans are often rushed and not all of the resources for planning a funeral or memorial are located in one place. Knowing where to turn for help in some of these important details can be confusing and overwhelming.

Music can provide comfort and bring peace when it’s most needed.

Music for Memorials, Funerals and Life Celebrations Portland, Oregon

Dawna Stafford is a seasoned, acoustic musician. She is well versed in playing at funerals, memorials and celebrations of life. Her true love and care of people is evident in this greatest time of need. She is able to work fluidly with family members or event coordinators to care for the special details of your service.

What can Dawna provide for funeral, memorial or celebration of life services?

  • Work directly with family or the event coordinator to help chose or suggest music
  • Acoustic and vocal performance of special music
  • Acoustic guitar accompaniment
  • Versatility in either sacred or contemporary music
  • Flexibility in last minute scheduling
  • Portable sound system for clean, simple setup and professionally appropriate sound


Genre: Adult Contemporary, Modern Folk, Country, Soft Rock Style: Upbeat, Soulful, Raw, Contemplative, Reflective

Influences: Ingrid Michaelson, Sheryl Crow, Jewel, Colbie Caillat, Faith Hill

Described as sensitive and lyric driven, Dawna’s acoustic arrangements and vocals are soulful and raw. Her style is an upbeat fusion of modern folk and light rock, delivering live performances that are fun, diverse and relatable. Audiences love the dynamic range from upbeat and tempo driven to melodic and thoughtful. Dawna is a versatile artist who knows how to engage and entertain people.

“Surrender” original by Dawna Stafford

Live Performance Demos

For booking please fill out the contact form. If urgent call 503-703-7448.

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