While Dana grew up in a musical family in the wooded foothills of the Ozark Mountains, (she is the daughter of Ezra Idlet –half of the folk duo Trout Fishing in America), it wasn’t until she was thousands of miles away, wandering trails along the volcanic archipelago with a borrowed guitar, that she taught herself to play and sing. Back home, Dana began to find her voice as a songwriter and performer and launched a career as a touring musician. Dana has since built a following playing festivals and performing arts centers, and intimate venues throughout the US & Europe in support of her debut CD. Currently at work on her next release, Dana is touring with a rotating cast of musical friends and collaborators on her never-ending quest and commitment to create genuine human connection.

Dana Louise is something special…nothing short of magical.” Doug Treadway for Nightflying

She draws inspiration from jazz, bluegrass and folk and delivers a fresh, contemporary sound. “KNCE Radio

Artist Office:

Karen Thom – karen@troutmusic.com

Tech Riders & Stage Plots:

debut CD 

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