Jennifer O’Connor: The OUTmusic Interview

-by Jeremy Gloff
-appeared on OUTMusic’s Myspace Page
-January 15th, 2009

Lovely Jennifer O’Connor was kind enough to answer some questions I had for her! You just HAVE to check out her music it’s in our music player on our page right now!!!! Thank you Jennifer O’Connor for taking the time to do this!!! For more info check out www.jenniferoconnor.com
Also, for more queer artists check out both www.outmusic.com and www.queermusicheritage.com. You will not be disappointed!!! Thanks to J.D. Doyle for helping me with this!
Here is what Jennifer had to say:

Q: How long have you been performing music?
A: I’ve been performing music for about 12 years.

Q: You just got back from tour. Any good tour stories?
A: There are always good tour stories! I did a tour this fall with Amy Ray and it was as blast. She was so nice and her band was the coolest. I played ping pong with Kaia Wilson. She kicked my ass.

Q: Tell us the label you are on and the events leading up to you being signed?
A: I am on Matador records. I was trying to get in to SXSW in 2005 and the person I sent my music to there happened to be pals with one of the Matador owners….he passed it along and they signed me!

Q: Where are your fave places to play shows?
A: So far, I think my fave city to play shows in is Chicago. I also like Chapel Hill and Austin. I really like many places, its hard to choose.

Q: Name one song that’s made you cry in your life?
A: Twilight by Elliott Smith

Q: Your favorite song that you’ve ever written?
A: Good question. I think its Dirty City Blues.

Q: Any future plans?
A: To keep getting better at songwriting and be happy.

Q: Who are some of your favorite out artists?
A:. rufus wainwright. amy ray. elton john.

Q: Any advice for up and coming out performers?
A: follow your instincts.

Q: Favorite Madonna song?
A: borderline

That’s a wrap! See you Feb 1st with yet another OUTmusic featured artist!
Love,
Jeremy Gloff on behalf of OUTmusic

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please type the characters of this captcha image in the input box

Please type the characters of this captcha image in the input box