Folk
Ila Barker

Biography

With soul and voice well beyond her years, folk artist Ila Barker captures audiences with her sweet melodies and dynamic presence. Ila is of mixed Ojibwe and settler heritage with roots running deep in the prairies, bringing tones of rich history and texture to her craft. Fusing authentic and timeless notes this singer-songwriter will surely connect with her audience and leave a lasting impression. Ila has brought her craft to an array festivals and stages including the Regina Folk Festival, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, and the sākihiwē festival. In the summer of 2019 Ila opened for Jeremy Dutcher at the Indian River Festival. On February 2020 Ila released the “Let Go” single, a collaboration between UK based artist Milan André that was recorded off the floor in one take in the northern Cree Nation of Nemaska, Quebec. She is also working on finalizing album plans for her highly anticipated follow-up EP to be released fall of 2020.

Infos

Name
Ila Barker
Genre
Folk
Nation / Territory
Ojibwe
Community
Berens River First Nation
Languages
English

Medias

play

Ila Barker - Acoustic Live Session

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