Members of the Los Angeles-based trio have performed at top venues around LA, including the Music Center and the Ford Amphitheater. Gigs around the country have included prestigious shows at the Grand Ol’ Opry, plus far-off locales, including Japan. Dublin native Patrick D’Arcy has spent most of his career as a top uillean piper in Southern California. His solo album, “Wallop the Spot,” has received critical acclaim and heavy radio airplay in the US and Ireland.
LA native and fiddler Kira Ott has been a stalwart in the LA Irish music scene. She has traveled to Ireland numerous times to study. She has also performed with a variety of acts and teaches locally. She and D’Arcy have a long association performing together.
Guitarist and mandolinist Jimmy Murphy has been a solid member of the local Irish music scene for more than a decade. He’s performed on KPFK’s “Folkscene” and KCSN’s “Tied to the Tracks.” Murphy worked in Japan as a soloist for Tokyo Disney Sea and as a member of a band at Universal Studios, Japan. Murphy is considered a go-to guitarist for numerous Irish bands in LA and has worked with Ott and D’Arcy in a variety of musical collaborations.
Music starts at 7 p.m. Saturday at Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena. Tickets are $18. Call (626) 798-6236 for tickets and visit coffeegallery.com for information.