The O’Connor Brothers Band is a four piece Fort Collins based band that plays original Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Soul influenced music written by Matt and Sean O’Connor. The O’Connor Brothers Band brings an upbeat, modern feel to a classic sound to create a unique and gritty new style.
Making up the main cast of the band is Matt O’Connor on guitar and lead vocals, Sean O’Connor on saxophones and backup vocals and Keller Paulson on drums and percussion. Rotating members have included Eric Olson on organ, keyboard and left hand midi bass, and Collin Ingram on bass. Matt, Sean and Keller all all first played together while studying in the jazz program at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. The band got their start playing college house parties large and small around the Fort Collins area and quickly spread to more legitimate venues and festivals all around the state.
Band members have had the pleasure of sharing the stage with such artists and bands as: Jon Gray, Ryan Fourt, Matt Smiley, Alex Nauman Organ Trio, Frisco Funk Collective, Jake Wolf, James H. Dumm and Grant Farm, just to name a few.
Driven by their front man, Matt O’Connor, the band draws its inspiration and influence from many current and past groups and artists as the Dave Matthews Band, Ben Harper, Taj Mahal, Little Feat, Neil Young, Gary Clark Jr., Trombone Shorty and many others. The O’Connor Brothers Band has gained momentum through their family, friends, fans and bandmates. They look forward to playing a venue near you.