Dana Fuchs

Dana Fuchs has one of the most exciting new voices in the modern blues scene, bringing a mesmerizing combination of grace and power to the stage. Raised with five siblings in a musical family in the small town of ... Read more »
Born: 01/10/1978 in Wildwood, Florida, USA

Filmography

Actor (2)

The Mortician 2010 (Movie)

Ava (Actor)

Across the Universe 2007 (Movie)

Sadie (Actor)
Music (1)

Sherrybaby 2006 (Movie)

Original Songs Performer (Song Performer)

Biography

Dana Fuchs has one of the most exciting new voices in the modern blues scene, bringing a mesmerizing combination of grace and power to the stage. Raised with five siblings in a musical family in the small town of Wildwood, Florida, Fuchs joined an African-American gospel choir, where she learned to let "Mama Music" take over. She moved to New York at the age of nineteen, put a band together and started building a fan following. Sharing the stage with blues legends like Taj Mahal and James Cotton helped her develop a powerful performance style, and people started to take notice. The next step was moving away from the traditional blues covers to a repertoire of original material. Fuchs also worked for MTV as voice talent for a number of shows without ever appearing on camera. She transitioned to acting when she was cast as legendary rock singer Janis Joplin in the Off-Broadway rendition of "Love, Janis." Julie Taymor saw her perform and cast her in a supporting role in 2007's "Across The Universe." She's also scored several independent films, most notably the Maggie Gyllenhaal-starring "Sherrybaby." But her first love is music, and she supports her well-received albums with constant touring around the globe.

Milestones

Popular songs include "Don't Let Me Down" and "Helter Skelter".

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