Cíara Rafferty


Cíara Rafferty is an Irish country singer/songwriter. Based in London and gigging regularly with her outstanding seven-piece band, her sound is mellifluous, raw and lyrical. 

Cíara has recently featured in 'Whispering' Bob Harris's ‘Under The Apple Tree’ live sessions and played Country to Country music festival at The O2 Arena last year with her previous band. She has had radio play on BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4, BBC London, Talk Radio and Chris Country, with Baylen Leonard describing her music as ‘absolutely lovely’. Cíara has also sang a cappella live on Sky One’s “Sing”, sharing the stage with Imelda May. 

Cíara’s new EP ‘Wild’ is out now, featuring new imaginings of her songs with her talented band. She is also currently writing and recording an album of new material. 

She is proud to support and be involved in the growing Country and Americana scene in the UK and is a member of the Americana Music Association. 

I've got a lump in my throat and tears in my eyes, that's so beautiful, so beautiful, really” Nikki Bedi, BBC Radio London 

Miles Myerscough-Harris, Under The Apple Tree Sessions 

“Absolutely superb”
Baylen Leonard, Chris Country Radio