Knobloch Strings have partnered up with Pat following the release of Ophelia. Knobloch manufacture High Quality Guitar Strings and are handmade in Spain. Pat said ‘Im delighted to be now using and endorsing Knobloch Classical Guitar Strings. I’ve experimented with several string combinations over the years and Knobloch have better tone, better volume, response and perfect intonation’.
The new Album Ophelia is out on November 14th 2018. This is Pat’s 3rd studio album and is wonderful collection of original compositions and classic Irish melodies.
With the musical input and collaboration of great Irish musicians such as Finbar Furey, John Sheahan, Daire Bracken and Peter Eades it promises to be something special.
It will be available on this website patcoldrick.com and from all digital stores from November 14th. You can also buy from Claddagh Records, Temple Bar, Dublin.
News reached PC HQ that the legendary Eagles guitarist has been speaking about Pat and his new album CityJam. Joe said: "What a great player. I thought I was safe. Love his style. Cayendo was immense but this tops it." What a classy guy!Read More
Pat has recently teamed up with 'Strings by Mail', a U.S online source for quality Classical, Flamenco, Acoustic and Electric Guitar strings.Read More
Delighted to announce that Pat will Boyle Arts Festival week this coming July 25th and July 26th. Pat said he was 'Delighted to be invited to perform at this year's Boyle Arts Festival 2017'. See https://www.boylearts.com/event/pat-coldrick/ for more details.Read More
Here it is folks! Some wonderful moments captured at The National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland last wednsday night. What a brilliant audience and special occasion for the Classical Guitar in Ireland, our 3rd SELL OUT appearance here! Proud moment and a life's dream. So many people to thank who made it possible, in particular Aonghus McAnally, Carl Corcoran Pat James, Shay Byrne The Blue of the Night RTÉ lyric fm Radio Nova 100 Marty Whelan and Sean Brophy and their kind mentions on their various radio programmes. Also Paul Holland Meath Chronicle The Irish Times to name but a few.
Delighted to meet Marty and be invited on to his Morning Show on RTE Lyric fm to speak about my music and up-coming concert at The NCH. Listen back to the interview on the link below.
Listen below (scroll to 2.30min to hear Pat)
Great news this morning as it's been announced that Pat will return to the National Concert Hall for another performance on Wed October 19th. Tickets are now on sale for the concert and can be purchased from the NCH Box Office on 01 4170000 or booked online on the link below. We are looking forward to seeing you all there again. https://www.nch.ie/Online/Pat-
Pat's beautiful composition Lament has received high praise with a write up in this months world guitar publication Classical Guitar Magazine. The magazine is among the world's most highly respected Classical Guitar print publications and this month's edition features the world renowned John Williams. Pat said it was '..Probably one of the proudest moments of my musical journey. The piece you all love and a piece which is personnel to me received this wonderful review by Music Critic Steve Marsh from the worlds no.1 Guitar publication Classical Guitar Magazine.'
Great News! Pat is very proud to be now endorsing USA Guitar Instrument Cable Company Zaolla. Their products are of the highest spec and highly sought after. For more information visit their website www.zaolla.com
Pat recently performed a hugely successful concert at Cork's Triskel Arts Centre. Here's a couple of images from the night.
What an exciting and well deserved accolade for Classical Guitarist Pat Coldrick to be invited to give a recital and address students in UCD. Dr Damien Dalton, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, and Prof Joe Carthy, Dean of Science, believesthat Pat's intriguing career path which led him back to music after 25 years together with his undoubted musical talent demonstrates the real spirit of entrepreneurship and vision and provides the backdrop for an inspirational story for their students interested in the whole area of Enterprise, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Pat is due to 'take the podium' in September.....I've no doubt he'll graduate with flying colours.
Pat is set to perform his first UK concert at the Theatre Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham with English singer and actress Jane McDonald. McDonald rose to fame as a media personality and broadcaster after her appearance on the BBC show The Cruise. She has since co-presented a number of daytime shows, including Loose Women between 2004 and 2014 and ITV programme Star Treatment in 2013. This fabulous venue holds up to 2000 people and is set to be a magical night.
Pat performed a wonderful concert on Saturday night to a 1200 plus audience at The Royal Theatre Nottingham. It proved a very successful first visit for Pat to UK shores where he as a guest of the celebrated artist Jane McDonald. Pat commented afterwards: 'It was a great moment for me and great opportunity to introduce my music on a UK stage. Fabulous venue and fabulous time all round...'
Pat was recently invited onto RTE's John Murray Show. Pat commented: 'What a fantastic morning i had in RTE. Wonderful to be invited on to the John Murray Show, talk and play live, 2 of my own compositions. Thank you all so much for the emails, Tweets and Txts to the show they were heartwarming:) Big thanks to everyone on the show...to John himself, producer Pat O'Mahony and Damien Chennel on sound and Denise who looked after me so well from the moment i arrived. Below is a playback link to the interview and two pieces, please enjoy:) - Pat
News just in from World Music Publishers Doberman Yppan. Two of Pat's' compositions, The Lament and a collection of short pieces for Guitar titled The Boyne Suite (inspired by the Boyne River) are now available in glossy hardback from their website. This publishing deal marks another milestone for Pat and speaking earlier with patcoldrick.com he commented that he was 'very proud of this recent move' and is delighted to have sheet music of these compositions available to fans and other players. Doberman Yppan are one of the world's largest distributors and publishers of Classical Sheet Music worldwide.
You can buy Pat's sheet music here http://www.productionsdoz.com/en/lament-935
Marti Pellow, Scottish lead singer of the legendary pop group 'Wet Wet Wet' recently contacted Pat's management to invite him to record on Marti's new album. It was an exciting day at the studio as Pat recounted: "I was convinced during the week that someone had got the wrong telephone number!! But no, it was my good self they were looking for !! What a thrill and honour to be invited to play on Marti Pellow's new album yesterday in Windmill Lane Studios. The session went fabulously well and we had a lot of fun. An absolute gent to work with and a voice of an angel, truly wonderful musician who is also passionate about the connection and simplicity in music. You can imagine we had lots to share and talk about which we did and have to say one of the nicest people in the buisness. Special thanks to producer Grant Mitchell, Paul Campbell music arranger, Brian Masterson who engineered and all at Windmill Lane who did absolutley everything to make the session a pleasure to play on. A day that will live long in my memory :)"