Iona Thomas is a London based Singing Harpist from Carmarthenshire, Wales who has gone on to become one of the UKs top unsigned cover artists.
After graduating university in 2011 Iona became a full time performer and within a year had won Sternberg Clarke's 'Next Big Thing' competition. Iona went on to perform at various events including the National Students TV Awards, Scarlet FM Awards and the Official Opening Event for the 2012 Olympic Games as well as having a resident performing spot at the Park Plaza Hotel Westminster.
In late 2012 Iona was invited to join artist Laura Mvula's band as a harpist/backing vocalist. From 2012 to 2016 Iona toured internationally with Laura where she performed on TV shows including Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton, Jools Holland, Jimmy Kimmel and The David Letterman show as well as on some of the world's biggest stages such as Glastonbury Main Stage, Coachella, The Nobel Peace Prize Concert, V Festival Main Stage, the O2 Arena and the Birmingham LG Arena,
While Iona specialises in pop and contemporary covers she has also been classically trained making her set suitable for any occasion.