“A fiery passionate young talent springing from a fine musical family.  ”

— - Hot Press - 

“Carry the Day: a richly layered, impressive debut album”

— The Irish Times

From the family that brought you two of Ireland’s most treasured singers, Frances Black and Mary Black, please meet Aoife Scott, daughter of the former and niece of the latter, the next generation. On her debut album, Carry the Day, Scott adopts the great Irish folk preoccupation with interpretation, carefully curating an album of songs that were either penned by herself or those she encountered that triggered personal reflection and meaning. The result is an album both modern in its youthful vibrancy and yet thoroughly traditional in its methods and its themes such as the social injustice with Aoife’s own 'We Know Where We Stand' - a timely examination of the Irish identity or Si Kahn’s What You Do With What You Got (made famous by true-blue Scottish folk legend Dick Gaughan)  

Carry the Day is a feel-good album by an artist not afraid to express her sense of wonder. Ireland itself acts as a muse to Scott, it’s language (she is bilingual), its history, the beautiful landscape of the West and the special spots of her hometown Dublin.  

She draws upon family and friends such as her brother Eoghan Scott, writing partner Enda Reilly, and musicians Conor Lyons, Michelle O’Brien, Eamonn De Barra, Cillian Doheny and Floriane Blancke - all incredible traditional musicians in their own right - to perform on all the many songs. Picturesque Stories, that Aoife tells so well.  

The album has been led by the already travelled "All Along the Wild Atlantic Way", a melodic pop poem to the stunning coastal trail along Ireland’s western seaboard which has joined the likes of Ed Sheeran and Hozier at the top of the iTunes singer-songwriter charts.

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AOIFE'S APPEARANCE ON THE NATHAN CARTER SHOW RTE1 OCTOBER 30TH 

Having a great time in Deutschland lads... ! 
but while i'm here, i'll be on the telly back home on Sunday night on the Nathan Carter show at 9:30pm... alongside Finbar Furey and Mark Feehily... twas great fun! 
Tune in! (Somebody tape it for me! Anyone got a video machine? ;-) )
 



"He's back with a brand new 4-part show - The Nathan Carter Show - next Sunday at 9.30pm. Guests include Finbar Furey, Cliona Hagan, Mark Feehily and Aoife Scott of the famous Black family."

CARRY THE DAY TOUR OF USA 

DEBUT U.S. TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED 

Really excited to share the news and dates of my upcoming debut tour of the U.S.A this September! 

We'll be hitting the East Coast, and the MidWestern Region, with stop offs including 17th Michigan Irish Music Festival, South Shore Irish Festival and Hudson Valley Irish Fest and many more amazing places that we can't wait to visit. 
 





WATCH PERFORMANCE ON RTE1's CENTENARY 

As part of the National State Broadcasters Celebrations for the 100th year anniversary of the Easter Rising - Aoife, And her Cousins Danny And Róisin O were asked to perform in Kilmainham Gaol.. They were deeply honoured to be part of it.  

"Centenary, broadcast live on RTÉ One and to the diaspora around the world on RTÉ Player International on Easter Monday, 28 March 2016.  

As part of Centenary Danny O’Reilly from The Coronas has joined forces with his sister Róisín O' Reilly and cousin Aoife Scott to…

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DEBUT ALBUM AVAILABLE NOW!  

The Debut Album is available now on iTunes/Google Play/Amazon Music and directly from this website here! 

"From the family that brought you two of Ireland’s most treasured singers, Frances Black and Mary Black, please meet Aoife Scott, daughter of the former and niece of the latter, the next generation. On her debut album, Carry the Day, Scott adopts the great Irish folk preoccupation with interpretation, carefully curating an album of songs that were either penned by herself or those she encountered that…

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SOME ALBUM LAUNCH NEWS 


I have some exciting album launch news! 
Delighted to announce that the gorgeous and amazing Maura O'Connell will be there on Sunday 31st of January at Temple Bar TradFest to launch my album!
How deadly is that!
I am so so chuffed to have someone who I've looked up to all my life to be there to send forth my long awaited album into the universe. 
Feeling very very lucky smile emoticon 
(The event is sold out - but I have some more show announcements very soon) 
#‎templebartradfest #‎albumlaunch 
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Live Recording of "The Dublin Saunter"

Aka "Dublin can be heaven".
Written by Leo Maguire.
Sung live on the radio on Newstalk Fm.
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“Aoife is a terrific singer who has given us a gem of an album. The songs are wonderful and so is she. ”

— Chicago Irish American News