Mia Celeste Dyson (born 1981) is an Australian singer, songwriter, and guitarist. She has released six studio albums, Cold Water (May 2003), Parking Lots (April 2005), Struck Down (August 2007), The Moment (August 2012), Idyllwild (June 2014) and If I Said Only So Far I Take It Back (March 2018). Parking Lots won the Best Blues & Roots Album category at the 2005 ARIA Awards. In 2009 Dyson relocated to Boston and then moved to Los Angeles in 2010.
Mia Dyson was born in 1981 in a mud brick home built by her parents near Daylesford. Her father, Jim Dyson, is a blues guitarist and luthier, the family moved to Torquay when she was eight. For secondary schooling she attended Matthew Flinders Girls High School, Geelong. When queried by The Sydney Morning Heralds reporter on how she went from a settled family life, in the Victorian beachside resort town of Torquay to playing and singing blues and roots music, Dyson responded: