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Deitra Farr

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: August 1, 1957    

Deitra Farr

Deitra Farr - Blues Singer

Deitra Farr is considered one of Chicago’s top vocalists, fiery, energetic, and soul-stirring describes this woman, who has over the years been nominated for Traditional Female Blues artist of the year by the W.C. Handy Awards, Female Blues Artist of the year by the Living Blues Critics Awards, the British Blues Connection Awards, and the Les Trophees France Blues awards.

This Chicago native began her career in 1975, singing with local soul bands, before starting her blues career in the early 1980’s. She was the featured vocalist with the Jimmy Mayes band Mill Street Depot, and then with blues pianist Erwin Helfer’s trio....
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Featured recording “Let  It Go”

Latest Release

Let It Go

JSP Records (2005)

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