Welcome to D-Tour!

An entertaining and sassy 

R & B, Blues band that will make your event memorable!

D-tour videos!

D-Tour performance of "Ramble on" by Led Zeppelin at the Cobden Legion on Saturday June 23, 2018. 

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D-Tour shows in the Ottawa-Gatineau region!

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About Us

D-Tour band members

Deneece (Denise Marion), lead vocals, Larry Wayne Church, lead guitar, Steve Rae, bass and back-up vocals, Mike McNeil, drums.
Forming a unique blend of smooth and edgy musical arrangements.

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Band members bios

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Deneece (Denise Marion)

Deneece (Denise Marion) is a Franco-American-Canadian singer from Montreal. She touches each heart with her intense voice and passionate delivery, bringing emotional chills and inviting great enthusiasm
from the crowd. Her performances are known to leave audiences
grinning from ear to ear and wanting more! 

After studying at the Prochant School in Montreal and with EMI artist Jeri Brown, she went on to perform in numerous popular Montreal nightclubs and venues. She then toured throughout Quebec with the female trio Alibi
until their regular performances at the Casino du Lac Leamy brought
them to the Gatineau-Ottawa area more permanently. 

She has since performed in countless area venues, including the Gatineau
Hot Air Balloon Festival and the National Gallery of Canada. In 2010,
Her one woman stage show led to her CD album release, "From Bromont
to Broadway" in June 2011 from which songs have played on
numerous radio stations across Canada. 

She is now D-Tour's lead vocalist!


Larry Wayne Church

Larry Wayne Church is an accomplished professional lead guitarist,
playing in several local bands with varied styles such as blues, jazz and rock. He is a rare guitarist on today’s music scene with his ability
to genuinely co-exist in many genres, from rock to blues and soul. 

He has been a professional guitarist for over 30 years and has performed
with a multitude of talented musicians throughout the province of Ontario.
He has developed his own style of playing, letting the guitar
sometimes basically explode in a technically superb solo,  
really squeezing the best out of the guitar. 

He is now D-Tour's lead guitarist!


Steve Rae

Steve Rae is an accomplished bassist with over 40 years experience.
He is well known on the Ottawa music scene and has played
with numerous musicians in projects of varying styles.

In recent times, he has performed with Rocket Rached's Fat City Eight.
He also plays numerous corporate and casino shows as part of
The Dan Dunlop Band. He was also part of the Alex Ryder Band
who opened for artists such as Honeymoon Suite, Kim Mitchell,
April Wine, David Wilcox and Lou Gramm.

Over the years, he has played Ottawa Bluesfest, Mont Tremblant Bluesfest,
Calabogie Rib Fest, Fort York Toronto and The National Arts Centre.

He is also an avid classical guitarist achieving his Grade IX
Certification from the Royal Ontario Conservatory of Music.

He is now D-Tour's bassist and back-up vocalist! 


Mike McNeil

Mike McNeil holds a bachelors degree in music from Carleton University and is a full time professional performing/recording musician based out of Ottawa, Canada. He has toured Canada and The U.S.A. as a professional musician, worked as a cruise ship show band musician, worked as a graduation recital adjudicator for the Carleton University Music Program and since becoming a full time musician in 2007, has performed on over 1000 gigs/recordings in a wide range of musical styles both locally and abroad at major music festivals, concert halls, event centers, special events, weddings, restaurants and more. 

Mike has performed live with many artists including Bill Pinkney’s Original Drifters, Billy Richards’ Coasters, Melisa Pash (Canadian Aboriginal Music Award Winner), Steve Marriner (Juno Award Winner), Cory Mervin Coons (Winner of the 2014 Producers Choice Award for Studio Album of the Year by the Los Angeles Music Awards), Stéphanie St-Jean (2016 Winner of La Voix/The Voice Canada), Boom Desjardins (Juno Award Nominee and Lead Singer for La Chicane), Neil McDaniel (East Coast Music Awards Nominee), Etienne Drapeau (Top 10 Finalist on “Star Académie”), Christian Marc Gendron (Roch Voisine) and Marie-Ève Fournier (La Voix/The Voice Canada Season 2). 

His education includes studying with world class drummers Paul Delong
(Juno Award Winner), Mark Kelso (who has worked with Herbie Hancock,
James Taylor among others) and Chuck R. Burrows (world class
drum set instructor) as well as other instructors. 

As a reliable musician with a great professional track record, Mike always strives to do his part to help make music that a group can be proud of
in a positive atmosphere with other musicians/artists. 

He is always interested in meeting and making music with other artists
in many different styles (original music as well as cover/tribute).

He is now D-Tour's drummer

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What we do, where we perform, what we provide

D-Tour band members having fun at rehearsal!

Stay tuned for our upcoming shows! 

Our main focus is to make your event enjoyable,
entertaining, memorable and fun!

D-Tour performs at private and corporate events, weddings, birthday parties, charity and fundraiser events, restaurants, pubs, showcases
and festivals in the Ottawa-Gatineau region.

We provide customized/personalized animation, complete sound system,
lights and ambiance music during intermissions. 


D-Tour – Repertoire List 

  • Baby I Love You - Aretha Franklin
  • Before you accuse me – Eric Clapton
  • Birthday – The Beatles
  • Black is Black - Los Bravos
  • Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
  • Come together - The Beatles
  • Damn your eyes - Etta James
  • Feeling alright - Joe Cocker
  • Fever – Peggy Lee
  • Fooled around and fell in love – Elvin Bishop
  • For what it’s worth - Buffalo Springfield
  • Free me - Joss Stone
  • Freedom - Colin James
  • Get Ready – Rare Earth
  • Give me one reason - Tracy Chapman 
  • Good times, bad times - Led Zeppelin
  • Hey, hey, what can I do - Led Zeppelin
  • I Can See Clearly Now - Holly Cole
  • I Feel the Earth Move - Carol King
  • I heard it through the grapevine - Marvin Gaye
  • I Put A Spell On You - Annie Lennox 
  • I'd rather go blind - Etta James
  • Into the Mystic – Warren Hayes
  • Little Wing - Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Love the one you’re with/You can’t always get what you want - The Neville Brothers
  • Maria, Maria – Santana (Am)
  • Mary had a little lamb – Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Messin’ with the kid - Junior Wells
  • Midnight hour - The Commitments
  • Move over - Janis Joplin
  • Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Proud Mary – Ike and Tina Turner 
  • Ramble on – Led Zeppelin
  • Roadhouse Blues – The Doors
  • Rollin’ in the Deep - Adele
  • Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
  • Shaky Ground - Etta James
  • Sittin’ on the dock of the bay - Otis Redding
  • Smooth – Santana
  • Somebody to love - Jefferson Airplane
  • Soul Man – The Blues Brothers
  • Soul Shine – Warren Haynes
  • Still got the Blues - Gary Moore
  • Take me to the river - Al Green
  • Tears in heaven – Eric Clapton 
  • The Thrill is gone - B.B. King
  • Try just a little bit harder - Janis Joplin
  • Unchain my heart - Joe Cocker
  • Valerie - Amy Winehouse
  • While my guitar gently weeps – George Harrison
  • What’s up - 4 Non-Blonds
  • You can leave your hat on - Etta James

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Deneece (Denise Marion)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada