A former Berklee College of Music student, Ira has been recognized for her lyrical content and vocal capabilities in numerous festivals and songwriting contests including Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Songwriter Showcase, Great American Song Contest, International Songwriting Competition, among others. She was also named one of Spotify's 'Best of Folk/Americana 2016' artists.
Taking minimal breaks to record, Ira maintains a life on the road. In 2016 she finished a five month run called "The GoWesty Tour" to share her sophomore album, 'Honest'. She then spent the first months of 2017 in the studio, working on her highly anticipated third album 'The Closest Thing To Home'. The new record was released September 9th, 2017 and is currently available on all major music platforms as Ira continues touring to promote.