Erin Saoirse Adair
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Erin Saoirse Adair


Band Folk Singer/Songwriter




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1. Erin Saoirse Adair (Self Titled) - 2012



ERIN SAOIRSE ADAIR is a diverse composer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist based out of Ottawa, Ontario. Recently, she has become a prominent and popular voice in the local folk scene, and has garnered accolades for her bluesy, accessible and deeply relevant messages. Inspired by poets such as Walt Whitman, by songwriters such as Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell, and by contemporary composers such as Igor Stravinsky, and Yann Tiersen, Adair’s music is a unique blend.

Erin Saoirse Adair’s songs reflect the influence of folkloric traditions in her music and though her musical arrangements are complex, Adair’s goal on stage is to tell a story. Over the past few months, she has been earnestly writing, polishing, and performing new songs and is now working towards the release of her debut album in the spring of 2012. Founder and part of feminist folk trio Three Little Birds, Adair is a strong collaborator, and the group anticipates the release of their debut CD in the fall of 2011. She has performed recently with Three Little Birds in many venues including features at Ottawa University’s Frosh Week, and the Ontario Conference for Folk Festivals. She has also performed with the Young Griot Collective at the National Library and Archives, Jean-Paul Samputu at the Rwandan Cultural Showcase, and has featured at Little Voice Big Sound, Springfest, and Women’s World 2011, a global feminist conference. She has received recording grants from the City of Ottawa and Ontario Arts Council and has received a creation grant from Canada Council for the Arts. She anticipates the release of her debut CD in May of 2012.