Lori O'Connor is a Kentucky-born singer-songwriter whose grounding in pop, rock, country, and folk music colors her deep and thoughtful songwriting. Songwriters such as Kate Bush, Kirsty MacColl, Bruce Cockburn, Nick Drake, and Tori Amos influenced her to compose meaningful, intelligent music, focusing on the search for peace, love, dignity, and spirit. Lori's debut CD, A Wild Patience, was partially funded by a grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women. '... an intriguing, unique sound and poetic lyrics.' -- Kentucky Foundation for Women, Grant Review Committee '... brilliant original music and lyrics. She is an accomplished guitar player, and her vocal quality is both very strong and simultaneously enchanting.' -- Mark Brown, Folklife Specialist, Kentucky Historical Society.