Saturday April 22nd, 11am : Isla Ratcliff Band
Isla Ratcliff is a Scottish fiddle player, singer and composer from Edinburgh. She is
delighted to be touring her debut album ‘The Castalia’, which features traditional and self-composed tunes inspired by the time that she spent in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 2019.
Described as ‘quite the best debut album that has come this way in a long time’ (The
Living Tradition), Isla’s album expresses her love for the tradition, its ethos of community,and the power of music to bring people together. Isla was a Semi-Finalist in the BBCYoung Traditional Musician of the Year 2022 competition and was nominated for Up and Coming Artist of the Year 2022 at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards. Isla will perform her album and a selection of songs with her trio, featuring Ellen Gira (cello) and Iona Reid(piano).
£5 at the door.