About

20170317_165112Madison-based folk artist Dana Perry has been making music passionately for over 25 years, with over 12 years of focus on playing guitar and songwriting. A unique and semi-percussive guitar style, combined with poignant lyrics and powerhouse vocals; her music resonates with anyone who recognizes that we are all on a Journey.

In 2016, Dana was nominated for the Madison Area Music Association award for Guitarist of the Year. She has released 2 full-length DIY albums (Here Try This in 2009, The Shit in My Pockets in 2012).  Her 3rd and newest album “Me and Lady G” was released in 2016, and recorded by Beth Kille at Studio Gusto Gold. In addition to being featured at many a songwriter showcase around the area over the last 5 years, her original tunes have rang out through 2 MAMA Award winning bands, SHESHE (MAMA’s Unique Performer of the Year, 2015), and Imaginary Watermelon (MAMA’s New Artist of the Year, 2017). Dana has taught songwriting and acoustic guitar workshops, currently teaches private guitar and voice, and is a guitar instructor and band coach for Madison Girls Rock Camp.

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