2016 Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award winner BELLA GAFFNEY hails from Bradford. She writes folk inspired songs which she performs along with her own original arrangements of traditional pieces. 2020 will see the release of Bella’s new album. In 2018 she was one of the first recipients of a Friends of Towersey Festival Award for music developmental support and opportunities. She has played many folk and music festivals over the last few years, including Celtic Connections, HebCelt, and the Gate To Southwell, to name just a few. Her last album Heaven Knows was released by Folkstock, to great reviews.
She will perform at The Black Swan Folk Club in York on November 6th and will be supported by Katie Spencer.