Rachael Dadd is an English folk musician based in Bristol, England and Tokyo, Japan.
Dadd has played alongside a wide range of notable UK bands and artists including Laura Marling, Sons of Noel and Adrian, and Curly Hair. In February 2009 and again in July 2009, she toured the UK with Alessi's Ark. In recent years, she has played at the Glastonbury Festival every year.
She regularly collaborated with This is the Kit front woman, Kate Stables, with whom she performs in the band Whalebone Polly. Additionally she regularly performs alongside The Hand[disambiguation needed] and with Rozi Plain.
Dadd has received ongoing support from BBC Bristol and has also been played on Gideon Coe's show on BBC 6 Music.
She is currently signed to Broken Sound Music, the UK independent record label responsible for Peggy Sue, Forest Fire, The Mariner's Children and Tristram.