Kadia are an acoustic trio from Bournemouth in Dorset performing a mix of traditional and contemporary folk songs, strongly rooted in the British folk tradition. They combine cello, fingerstyle guitar, 8-string ukulele and mandolin with three part harmony to create rich and uplifting music, interspersed with history and storytelling.
The band are currently working on an EP of five traditional songs, to be released in April 2017.
Kadia’s debut album ‘East of Alexandria’ made The Telegraph list of top folk albums of 2015, where it was positively received as a record ‘full of unexpected surprises’. It was also nominated for the Fatea Magazine Debut Album of 2015 award, alongside Stick in the Wheel and The Changing Room. The album has received positive reviews from publications including Shire Folk and Fatea Magazine, who wrote that this was ‘an album of promises fulfilled’.