The voice, Edie Daponte, combines her talents with the great backing of the Don Leppard Big Band during a Pat’s House of Jazz performance at Crofton’s Osborne Bay Pub. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Popular vocalist Daponte joined on Crofton stage by Don Leppard Big Band

Performances nothing short of remarkable with the singer’s instrumentation backing

Don Bodger

The Courier

Performances nothing short of remarkable with the singer’s instrumentation backing


Edie Daponte belts out a tune, backed by the Don Leppard Big Band. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Edie Daponte owns the stage every time she comes to the Osborne Bay Pub in Crofton. Space was just at a premium with the huge accompaniment of the Don Leppard Big Band. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Members of the Don Leppard Big Band. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Crofton crowd favourite Edie Daponte is joined by the Don Leppard Big Band at Pat’s House of Jazz. (Photo by Don Bodger)

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