Tara O'Grady with special guests Vinny Raniolo and David Shaic

Tara a singer-songwriter was awarded Irish Voice’s Most Influential Woman 2010 presented by Ireland's Taoiseach. She has four CD releases, Black Irish (2010), Good Things Come to Those Who Wait (2011), A Celt in the Cotton Club (2013), and Irish Bayou (2015) and has performed at festivals from Butte, Montana to Austin, Texas's famous South By Southwest-SXSW

Her soulful voice has been compared to legends from Billie Holiday, to Doris Day, to Aretha Franklin. This New York native with Irish roots combines celtic, folk, funk, blues, swing and especially jazz in her unique style. Raised on Irish traditional music, as well as the sounds of Elvis Presley, Louis Armstrong, Peggy Lee, Glenn Miller, Hank Williams, Louis Prima, Patsy Cline, Nat King Cole, Nina Simone, Dean Martin, and Frank Sinatra. Tara spent every summer on her grandparents’ farm in Donegal, Ireland where she listened to her granny Nora singing in her kitchen.

Tara will perform with special guests Vinny Raniolo, Rhythm guitar and David Shaic on Bass and will feature the debut of her new song "Vinny McElhinney with the Ravioli Eyes". 

There is a $10 cover charge for the event and we encourage you to make a reservation by calling 718 899 1735 as space is limited but the night promises to be an incredible night of soul and Jazz

 

http://www.taraogradymusic.com/ 

http://www.vinnyraniolo.com/

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