'The Pat McManus Band' is headed up by former 'Mama's Boys' and 'Celtus' guitarist, violinist, singer-song-writer Pat McManus.
Pat was born into an incredibly talented musical family in Derrylin,Co Fermanagh,N.Ireland and started his musical career performing with the family band. He made is first appearance on television by the age of seven and went on to win many prestigious awards for his violin playing at a exceptionally early age. In the late 70's Pat along with his two brothers stepped away from the more traditional music and formed their first rock band 'Pulse'..which soon had a name change and the three brothers became 'Mama's Boys'…..
In 2007 Pat formed his solo project 'The Pat McManus Band' and is joined by Paul Faloon on drums and Marty McDermott on bass. The trio tour constantly throughout Europe both in the clubs and at many prestigious Festivals.
Pat has been place in many polls as one of the top five Irish Guitarists of all time.
Recent quotes :-
A master virtuoso of the six string - Metal France
Infinitely fresher than half of the blues prodigies out there - Classic Rock
Eye watering guitar work - Hot Press
A lesson in mastery - Blues Magazine
Pat McManus came up with one of the greatest riffs in rock history - The Irish Independant
The Pat McManus Band will headline Creans Stage on Monday, August 1st
Tickets available here