Anna Mieke

Anna Mieke is Irish musician and songwriter Anna-Mieke Bishop from County Wicklow in Ireland. The lyrically ornate and instrumental delicacy of Anna’s work is tempered with explorations into the avant-garde, contributing a challenging, emphatic and new voice to folk. Divining inspiration from trips through Europe by bike, learning Maori songs as a child in New Zealand and learning traditional songs in Bulgaria, she has amassed skills as a guitarist, bouzouki player, pianist, cellist and preeminently, a vocalist.She has shared the stage with artists such as Lisa Hannigan, Sarah Neufeld, This Is The Kit, Lankum, Gyda Valtysdottir (múm), and Rozi Plain. Anna Mieke was nominated for the RTÉ Folk Award ‘Best Emerging Act’ in 2019 following her debut album Idle Mind, which she self-released, winning critical praise in her homeland from The Irish Times, Hot Press, RTÉ, and more.Anna Mieke is currently putting the finishing touches to her second album, due for release in late 2022 on Nettwerk, her first for the label.