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Wow Colin, Beautiful.” Darol Anger

“Colin O’Brien is a great entertainer” Tim O’Brien

I must say this is one of the best instructional DVDs I’ve worked on so far.” Kurt Phlana, Hal Leonard Publishers

You sound great. The spirit of loose playfulness in your guitar playing on Deep River Blues is rather inspiring. Is ‘flango’ a solo performance? Amazing.” Pat Donahue, A Prairie Home Companions

His rustic vocals convey more years than he has lived.” Billboard

Thanks for last night, folks thoroughly enjoyed your performance.” Tom Hannah, Green Apple Folk Society

Colin O’Brien’s songs are timeless.” Dave Luhrssen, Shepherd Express

Nice hearing you.” Bruce Molskey

Colin it sounds like you play for Dances!” Peter Wernick aka. “Doctor Banjo”

I think this type of workshop is a nice break from the sitting down lecture type of workshop at conferences. This interactive workshop lets folks dive right in to the possibilities of adding another rhythm component to their music.” Susan Harrison, Foot percussion workshop attendee @ the Folk Alliance conference

Colin is not only a unique performer but also a class act on several other levels.” John Ertl, Talent Buyer East town Association, Milwaukee Wi.

Deftly plucked Banjo barnburners inspired foot stomping and delighted hooting.” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

I dig your act!” Nat Keefe Hot Buttered Rum String band

Wow amazing! Loved it John Hartford would be watching this I’m sure bless you and take care 5 stars for you sir…” Andy

Cool Middle Eastern feel that goes into other side streams too, very cool! Hey!” Banjo Hangout

Thank YOU, Colin!!! your set was great, you were fun to hang out with, and we had a lot of good response afterward- i sure hope you look at the Holiday as a kind of home away from home & we should talk about when you’d like to come back and do a house concert. Thanks again!!! best to ya brother!” Pat MacDonald, Timbuk 3

Hi, Just found your website and U Tube entries. Wow you are good. I enjoyed John Hartford at Starved Rock State Park and Peoria on the Julia Belle Swain, in the 80’s and am a true fan. Your songs bring me right back to the good ole days. Are you aware of any upcoming dates to the Illinois, Peoria area this year? Lucky are the folks in WI. Who have the opportunity to see you frequently. Keep up the good work.” MEW

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