Justin Murphy first began playing Irish music while going to Univeristy in New Orleans. He quickly became one of the house musicians at O'Flaherty's Irish Channel Pub. Justin plays Irish flute, whistle, bodhran, uilleann pipes, guitar, and sings. He was one of the founding members of the group "The Poor Clares". An extremely experienced and talented musician and performer, Justin brings the "hup" into Crooked Road.