Dublin, County Dublin
"Ailbhe Reddy stands head and shoulders above the folk mainstream" – The Line of Best Fit
"the assured vocal performance from Ailbhe which slams right in from the get-go. No wonder our moderation team and readers fell under her spell in a big way this weekend." - Tom Robinson, BBC6
"a songwriter with enormous promise. Forever changing." - Clash Music
"Reddy’s voice remains the magnetic force at the centre of her craft." - Nialler9
‘Prepare to be floored’ – Record of the Day
Ailbhe has been making impact since the release of her debut EP 'Hollowed Out Sea' in 2016. This EP's single 'Distrust' garnered critical acclaim and over 2.5 million streams on Spotify. She went on to feature on many major festival line ups in 2017 including Glastonbury, Latitude, Canadian Music Week, The Great Escape, Other Voices, Electric Picnic, Body & Soul, Hard Working Class Heroes, and London Folk and Roots Festival.
In 2017 she was also featured in season 15 of the prestigious RTÉ show 'Other Voices'
Her following EP and singles since have won her critical acclaim from the likes of Line of Best Fit, Clash Magazine, Nialler9, The Irish Times, Record of the Day and Earmilk. As well as coveted spaces on Spotify editorial playlists. Her 2016 single 'Distrust' has over 2.5 million streams, her 2017 single 'Relent' has over 1 million streams and her 2018 single 'Nothing to Doubt' has over 200,000 streams. Her listenership stretches from Ireland to the UK, North America, Australia and Turkey.
She is currently recording her debut album due for release in early 2020.