The trio's debut album First Flight is available through CDBaby and iTunes. First Flight was nominated for a 2014 East Coast Music Award in the category of Traditional Instrumental Recording of the Year, as well as for a 2014 Music Nova Scotia Award in the category of Traditional/Roots Recording of the Year.

Anthony Rissesco, fiddle / vocals
Jennifer Publicover, Irish & modern flutes
Skip Holmes, guitar

Special thanks to Colin Dorgan of Refinelines for creating this wonderful watercolour for our second album!

Papilio is a neo-traditional celtic/world trio from Nova Scotia.


Join the band on a musical tour through the cultures of Ireland, Scotland, France, Spain, Cape Breton, Scandinavia, the Balkans, and uncharted lands beyond.


Papilio's new album Sociable Butterflies is now available.


A big welcome to our new member, Skip Holmes on guitar.

Papilio's second album 
Sociable Butterflies

can be streamed on Spotify
and purchased in CD format from our website.