Krista O'Connell

Krista O'Connell

Krista O'Connell is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter from Virginia Beach who now calls the Washington, DC area home. She has roots in rock, blues, and jazz and enjoys performing original music and creative unique covers-- from Nirvana to Rihanna. You can find her original "Chasing Flames" on Spotify.

After headlining the band Rusty Pliers in Virginia Beach and playing in a jazz combo in Charlottesville, Krista is now focusing on her solo acoustic act. She is a proud new member of the Songwriters' Association of Washington (SAW). In 2010 she was a finalist in the TAO Sea Level Festival's Emerging Artist Showcase in Norfolk, VA. Her musical influences are far ranging, but include Brandi Carlile, Susan Tedeschi, Sublime, and John Mayer.

Follow @kristaoconnell music on Facebook and Instagram.
Listen to her music on YouTube and Soundcloud.



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