Aberdeenshire folksinger Iona Fyfe has become one of Scotland’s finest young ballad singers, rooted deeply in the singing traditions of the North East of Scotland. At twenty-one years old, Iona has established a strong voicing of place in her repertoire and was titled Scots Singer of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2018. A finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year, Iona has been described as “one of the best that Scotland has to offer.” ( and was the winner of the Molloy Award at The Trip to Birmingham Irish Trad Fest 2017. With a number of high profile appearances under her belt, Iona has toured extensively in the UK, Germany, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Italy, Canada, and France. Iona has recently performed in the World Premiere of Disney Pixar’s, Brave in Concert featuring the Scottish Symphony Orchestra.