Donna Herula Trio in concert at the Indy Folk Series

Donna Herula Trio in concert at the Indy Folk Series

Apr 20

Donna Herula is a Chicago-born singer and acoustic blues slide guitarist that has a passion for playing traditional Delta and Country Blues, early Chicago Blues, folk, roots, and Americana in addition to original songs. Using acoustic and electrified resonator guitars, her sound combines her love for the music of the Deep South and Chicago with her love of blues guitar improvisation. Her songwriting tips the hat to the tradition while creating fresh, contemporary perspectives on blues and roots music.

Donna has been a regular performer at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago for the past 10 years and has opened for Buddy Guy multiple times. She has performed at the Chicago Blues Festival, the Fox Valley Folk Music Festival, and and numerous other folk and blues festivals throughout the US.  She was also the headliner at the Durban International Blues Festival in South Africa.

Donna is a guitar teacher at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago where she teaches group and individual guitar and slide guitar lessons. She has taught guitar and slide at blues and folk clubs and guitar camps.

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