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Dana Valerie (they/she) is a twenty-four year old singer-songwriter hailing from Newmarket, Ontario. Merging their love of folk music with emotionally rich content and an indie-pop flare, Dana Valerie creates beautiful music that forces the listener to feel. Largely influenced lyrically by poetic greats such as Leonard Cohen and Paul Simon, Dana uses their personal experiences and struggles as inspiration for their songs.

Having played the flute from a young age, Dana found their joy in music and went on to teach themselves guitar, piano, and ukulele. Going on to study classical voice at Wilfrid Laurier University, Dana now teaches voice/theory/flute/guitar based out of Newmarket, Ontario.

A member of the Canadian Musicians Co-operative, Dana Valerie has performed across southern Ontario, from The Painted Lady in Toronto, to the mainstage at York Region Pride in 2023. Dana spends their spare time performing online to their 16,200+ followers on TikTok, sharing originals and covers alike. Dana is dedicated to delivering emotional and enjoyable performances for their audience.


Dana Valerie (they/she) is a twenty-four year old indie/folk musician from Newmarket, Ontario. Drawing inspiration from their personal experiences, Dana Valerie creates music that forces the listener to feel. Their songwriting is emotionally charged and melodically intriguing, and Dana is dedicated to delivering enjoyable and moving performances.

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