Donna Herula is a Chicago-born singer and acoustic blues slide guitarist that has a passion for playing traditional Delta and Country Blues in addition to original songs. Her sound combines her love for the music of the Deep South with her love of blues guitar improvisation.
In 2016, Donna was inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame. The same year, Acoustic Guitar Magazine named her one of the “top 10 up and coming resonator guitar players” and featured her in an article, “Down and Dirty: 10 contemporary resonator players talk about their love for that nasty sound.”
Donna is a guitar teacher at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago where she teaches on-line group and individual guitar and slide guitar lessons. Donna has taught at guitar camps, blues and folk festivals, and to online students throughout the world.
Donna is a regular performer at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago and has opened for Buddy Guy multiple times. She has also performed at the Chicago Blues Festival, King Biscuit Blues Fest in Helena, Arkansas, the Juke Joint Fest in Clarksdale, Mississippi, and in 2014, was honored to perform at the Durban International Blues Festival in South Africa.
For more information, visit: donnaherula.com