Opening Act for: Maria Muldaur Stacey Earle & Marc Stuart Sass Jordan Chris Knight Beaver Nelson The Kennedys Linda McRae Jakob Dylan (as backing vocalist for Rob Falgiano) Venues Played: CBGB's (NYC) Arlene's Grocery (NYC) Uncommon Ground (Chicago) Cafe Du Nord (San Francisco) Nietzsche's (Buffalo) Mohawk Place (Buffalo) Sportsmen's Tavern (Buffalo) Thursday At The Square (Buffalo) Milestone's (Rochester)
December 2011: Top Original Acoustic Solo in the Nightlife Magazine Buffalo Music Awards.
May 2011: Best Original Acoustic Act in Artvoice's Best of Buffalo Awards.
May 2008: Dee Adams named #29 in American Songwriter Magazine's list of the top 50 Amateur Songwriters.
January 2008: Dee's song Good Hand, Bad Gun places in American Songwriter Magazine's quarterly lyric contest.
June 2007: Dee Adams wins 2nd Place in Buffalo Spree Magazine's Best of Buffalo for jazz act.
November 2005: Dee Adams named Top Solo Acoustic in the Buffalo Music Awards.
January 2002: Dee's song Pennsylvania wins the grand prize in the Artists For Literacy Songs Inspired By Literature songwriting contest, and the track appears alongside other donated tracks by greats David Bowie, Roseanne Cash, Steve Earle, and Tom Waits.
May 2001: Dee's song Pennsylvania wins first place in Rochester's Bob Schwartz Memorial Song Contest.