We had the good fortune of connecting with Matt O’Connor and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Matt, what habits do you feel play an important role in your life?
Because we play all original music it has been really big for us to find a sound and a style of writing that both excites us and makes us feel like we are actually breaking fresh musical ground. Getting into the habit of consistently writing music as an ongoing daily routine has definitely helped grow our sound concept as song writers, and pushed us as a band as a whole.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I think that our song writing is definitely the biggest thing that sets us apart from others. I think we are really excited with the sound that we are developing as a group. My brother Sean and I have had a pretty good idea of where we wanted to go musically with the group since we started writing music together a long time ago. The fun part was finally adding our other two members, Collin Sitgreaves on drums and Pierce Murphy on bass. and seeing how they adapted to our sound while adding their own inflection. Now it feels more like we are all in the same creative headspace when we are learning a new tune as a band. We are all pushing as hard as we can to put out something fresh and different while at the same time trying to do the song justice and preserving its musicality.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Sean and I grew up in Silverthorne, CO and had never really spent that much time in Denver until starting to play with Pierce and Collin who grew up in the city. They have shown us a bunch of great spots in town now. We all love hanging at Middleman and PS Lounge for drinks. And ya gotta swing by Dazzle for some tunes too

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
all of our fans! From all our friends and family who came out to our first show, to all the fine new folks we meet every night who have come out to any of our shows through the years deserve all the credit for where we are at right now. They are the reason we keep doing this day after day.

Website: https://oconnorbrothersband.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oconnorbrothersband/?hl=en

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oconnorbrothersband/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR6ANCTXyvTTdC8bL8qdbCw/featured

Other: spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1C1NbyMlnbvWbqAJv1qC7k?p=84

Image Credits
O’Connor Brothers Band, Bennett Riley, Salt Lick

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