Jackie Oates (born Congleton, Cheshire, in 1983) is an English folk singer and fiddle player. In addition to her solo work, she has performed as part of the folk trio Wistman's Wood and she has sung with Morris Offspring. She was a member of Rachel Unthank & The Winterset between 2003 and 2007. Oates grew up in Staffordshire. At the age of 18, she went to study English literature at Exeter University, and was based in Devon until 2011, when she moved to Oxford.