Patrick McGuire is a Singer/Songwriter originally from New York now living in Galway. For over 30 years he has been writing and performing original music and been involved in several other projects, most notably as a member of Paddy A Go-Go (A hip-hop/trad-music co-operative out of NYC) and as a touring member of The Eileen Ivers Band as vocalist. He has four studio albums entitled “Big Brown Sofa”, “Love Songs for Astronauts” and “Hunger Is Good Sauce Parts I and II”. His TV appearances include Late Night with Conan O’Brian and RTE’s Kenny Live. He also wrote and produced soundtrack music for the Oxygen Channel.
On the big screen, two songs from “Big Brown Sofa” were included in the John Shea directed film Southie. He also performed the classic anti-war ballad “Where Have All the Flowers Gone” for the closing credits of the HBO production A Bright Shining Lie.
Along with his solo work, he is currently a founding member of the international music collective called Samsonite Gypsies featuring Mem Nahadr, Danny Delepire and Geoff Blythe who will release their debut album this spring produced by Grammy Award winning Engineer/Producer James P. Nichols.