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Tara O’Grady & The Black Velvet Band in Concert

October 4, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

$15 – $25

New York Irish Center Presents
for One Night Only
Tara O’Grady
 & the Black Velvet Band

 Black is the Color

Elizabeth Taylor’s features, Billie Holiday’s voice,
 Audrey Hepburn’s fashion sense, and a 
combination of Porter’s writing style with a
touch of Nellie McKay’s quirky lyrics.
Tara O’Grady is the full package, combining celtic, folk,
 blues, and especially jazz in her unique style. Featured on 
BBC Radio 2 in the UK and WFUV 90.7 in New York,
 Tara’s soulful and lilting vocals have been compared
to Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin and Patsy Cline.

Go Lassie Go

Tara’s first album, Black Irish caught the attention of Nashville’s 
elite, and within a few months of its release,
 Tara was writing original songs and recording in
 Music City, Tennessee with the finest
 musicians in the industry.

 Her second album, Good Things Come to Those Who Wait,
 was released in April of 2011. Her contribution to
 the Christmas canon can be found on the 2012 album
 Together for Christmas: A Contemporary Celtic
 Christmas Collection, along with Cherish the Ladies, 
The Celtic Tenors and Larry Kirwan of Black 47.

 Her most recent album, A Celt in the Cotton Club,
was released in April 2013. Raised in New York City
on Irish traditional music, as well as the sounds of
 Elvis Presley, Glenn Miller, Hank Williams, Louis Prima,
Peggy Lee, Louis Armstrong, 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.

Black Velvet Band

Friday, October 4th
 Doors Open 7.30pm
 Cocktail Hour; FREE Tea, Coffee, Soda
Discount Bar – Beer/Wine
Showtime 8.30pm

For Advance Tickets 
via Paypal or Credit Card
 (you do not need a Paypal account to purchase tickets)

 Regular $25
Students, Seniors, Unemployed $15

New York Irish Center 
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC, Queens, NY 11101
718 482 0909  www.nyirish.org 

Only one stop on the 7 train from Grand Central
Lots of local parking after 7pm


October 4, 2013
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
$15 – $25
Event Category:


New York Irish Center
10-40 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101 United States


Chris Deignan