Tennessee-based O’Connor Lee, the Americana duo of Forrest O’Connor and Kate Lee, open the 2019 PFS concert season. 

The duo have earned national recognition as singers, instrumentalists and songwriter/arrangers for the O’Connor Band with CMA winning violinist, Mark O’Connor, Forrest’s father. They’ve performed at the Grand Ole Opry and Fenway Park, and collaborated with Paul Simon, Kenny Loggins, Clint Black, Bela Fleck and many others.

Introduced in 2014 by Nashville-based arranger Kris Wilkinson the two began performing together. They are releasing their debut album on Compass Records in the first part of 2020. See oconnorlee.com for more.

O’Connor Lee, Friday, January 17, 7:30 pm (doors at 7) at Reedwood Friends Church, 2901 SE Steele St. Advance tickets: $21/$18 PFS members $10.50 ages 12-18; at the door: $25 GA/$22 PFS Members/$12 ages 12-18. Under 12 is free. 503.860.8863. See portlandfolklore.org.