Aoife Scott is an award winning folk singer and songwriter based in Dublin, Ireland.
Born into the legendary Black family, Aoife is steadily rising to the top of the traditional and folk music scene, and has long enjoyed success as an established artist in her own right. Fragile and ethereal one minute and strong and vibrant the next, her dynamic and profound vocals explore the emotional depths of her lyrics, leaving the audience entranced. Aoife has a dynamic and profound sound, Her music has a broad creative scope but is largely influenced by her own roots in folk and traditional Irish music.
Accolades in 2018 include being named Best Folk Act at the Irish Post Music Awards (IRE), beating stiff competition in the category with the legendary Christy Moore, Dublin folk band Lankumas well as Limerick singer Emma Langford. She also claimed the award of Emerging Artist of the Year at the Live Ireland Awards (US) in June 2018.
Aoife is a true veteran of the Irish & Folk Festival circuit, having performed & headlined at dozens of festivals across the continents, including The National Folk Festival & Port Fairy Folk Festival - Australia, Mood Indigo Cultural Festival - India, Milwaukee Irish Fest- USA, Festival Interceltique de Lorient - France, London Feis - UK, and Temple Bar Trad Fest - Ireland to name but a few.
Recent successes have seen Aoife and her cousins, Róisín O & Danny O Reilly from The Coronas, release their single “Grace” which hit straight into the number 1 slot on iTunes in Ireland, and gaining half a million views on youtube with their performance from Kilmainham Gaol as part of Cententary on RTE1. Learn more about Aoife