“One of the best of her generation.” - RnRMagazine
One of the UK’s leading and most diverse singers, Ainsley has a long list of nods including the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year Finalist and Gaelic Singer of the Year Finalist at the MG ALBA Scots TradMusic Awards. She represented Scotland at Eurovision in Gothenburg and has appeared at folk festivals the world over, including the Festival Interceltique de Lorient and Celtic Connections for the last 10 years.
2021 sees a new direction for Ainsley with the release of her debut feature album ‘Not Just Ship Land’.
Hailing from the West Coast of Scotland, Ainsley specialises in song writing and songs in Scottish Gaelic and English. Her love of Gaelic song was nurtured whilst studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Trad roots are close to her heart.
For many years Ainsley performed and toured with folk bands Barluath and made appearances with The Unusual Suspects . In 2018 Ainsley joined Fourth Moon as singer and dancer and she is featured on Fourth Moon's second album "Odyssey".