Dayna Manning (born April 27, 1978 in Stratford, Ontario) is a Canadian folk and pop singer-songwriter, as well as a producer and sound engineer. As a teenager she released her first album, Volume 1, on EMI and Nettwerk, with featured musicians including Sean Lennon and Melanie Doane. A single from the album reached #15 on the MuchMusic top hits chart in Canada, and she was nominated for the 1998 Juno Award for Best New Artist. She performed at the first Lilith Fair, and her second album, , was released in 2002 to positive reviews. After releasing her third album Folkyo, Manning joined the folk trio Trent Severn in 2011, along with Emm Gryner and Laura Bates, who was later replaced by Lindsay Schindler. In 2013 they released their debut, Trent Severn, and the band was nominated for two 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards. Trent Severn has released two follow up albums, Trillum(2015) and Portage(2017) both produced and engineered by Manning. Trillium made the Longer List for the 2016 Polaris Music Prize.