He is the founder of Big City Folk Collective. Big City Folk hosts over 100 events annually throughout New York City, a monthly concert series in Woodstock and a biennial music festival.
"An absolutely beautiful collection of songs... I was gobsmacked by the quality of the songwriting... accomplished composition and arrangements... 4 stars."
-Arena, RTÉ Radio 1's Arts Show
"Terrific. Disarming and beautifully crafted folk-pop. Connolly is a witty storyteller and not-to-be-missed songsmith."
"Amongst the most vibrant, poignant, and authentic indie folk artists in New York City."
- No Depression
"Connolly's songs are both sad and uplifting. They're real. They speak to the goodness in people, that need to do something to make the world just a little better."
- Budapest Times