Tara O'Grady’s soulful voice has been compared to Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin and Patsy Cline. This New York native with Irish roots combines celtic, folk, funk, blues, swing and especially jazz in her unique style. Awarded Irish Voice’s Most Influential Woman 2010, the singersongwriter has four releases, Black Irish ( 2010), Good Things Come to Those Who Wait (2011), A Celt In The Cotton Club 2013) and Irish Bayou (2015).

Her original songs and unique renditions of Irish standards can be heard on radio stations across America and Europe. She is currently editing an inspirational memoir about her Chevrolet sponsored cross-country road trip she took to replicate her Irishborn grandmother’s 1957 journey from the South Bronx to Seattle in a Chevy Bel Air.


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