My Story

Pat McGuire is a singer/songwriter, producer and sound designer currently living in Athens, Greece. Born in New York, he moved to Galway, Ireland around 2004 after gaining his Irish citizenship. 

For over 30 years he has been writing and performing original music and been involved in many other projects, most notably as a member of “Paddy A Go-Go” (A hip-hop/Irish traditional music co-operative out of NY) and as a touring member of “The Eileen Ivers Band” as a vocalist. He has two studio albums entitled “Big Brown Sofa” and “Love Songs for Astronauts”. TV appearances include “Late Night with Conan O’Brian”, RTE’s “Kenny Live” and he wrote and produced soundtrack music for the Oxygen Channel. On the big screen, two songs from “Big Brown Sofa” (and a cameo appearance) were included in the John Shea directed film “Southie” as well as a performance of the Pete Seeger classic anti-war ballad “Where Have All the Flowers Gone” for the closing credits of director Terry George’s  HBO production of “A Bright Shining Lie”. His most recent works include two solo albums entitled “Hunger is Good Sauce Parts I and II” and he is a founding member and songwriter for the international music collective “Samsonite Gypsies” whom just released their self-titled debut album in November, 2018. McGuire looks forward to 2020 with the release of a second “Samsonite Gypsies” album and a new album of his latest solo material, both scheduled for the Spring-Summer.