Pat The White Band

Pat The White Band

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Winner of the Lysblues award for " Album of the year." Blues/Rock/Jam Band, a throwback to the greats of the 60's.

Biography

Pat The White (Patrick Leblanc) is an award winning Blues/Rock Jam Band from Canada.

Pat has achieved "Headline Status" in his home province of Quebec and started garnering national attention in 2003 when the Montreal Blues Society awarded him the "Best Live Performance" in 03 & 04.

In 2005 Pat was nominated for the "Maple Blues Award" for "Best New Artist in Canada".

In 2007, with 2 albums under his belt, The band was showcased at the NXNE in Toronto. Pat's 2nd release, "Reviver" was awarded the Montreal Blues Society's "Album of The Year" and also claimed "Best songwriter".

The album "Reviver" was was picked up for distribution in Japan through BSMF Records & the album was re-issued in Europe, through Dixie Frog records, as "The Quebec City Sessions".

In 2008, Pat's popularity in Europe really began to take off, he toured France 3 times with each tour gaining momentum and future tours in the works.

In the Fall, the band headed down to Georgia & Florida for a series of shows to promote `Reviver`which is now available through the Allman Brothers Band`s official retail outlet Hittin`the Note.

Recently, Pat signed an endorsement deal with Sennheiser Canada and he headlined a huge Guitar Fest show as part of Gaspe's 475th birthday celebration and he is currently working on new material for his follow up to "Reviver" for release in the Spring of 2010.

Pat has accomplished quite alot in the past 5 years, his his popularity is growing Internationally but only one thing is certain, The sky is the limit.

Any inquiries please contact us through this press kit.

Pat The White major credits:

Senheiser sponsorship 2009

Gibson Guitar's Myspace Top Friend 10-03-2008

Television:
"Un Soir Seulement" 2008

"Belle et Bum", 4 appearences between 2004-2007

"Bons Baiser de France" 2006

Documentary film produced by Tele-Quebec that followed Artists from Gaspe to Clarksdale Mississippi. Featuring Pat The White & Nanette Workman. released in 2003

Awards and major show`s:

Guitar Fest. Gaspe's 475th birthday - July 2009

Georgia, Florida U.S.A. - October 2008

France - April, September, November-December 2008 & July 2009.

Expo Cité (Quebec City Fair) 2005-2008

Donnacona Blues Festival: 2007, 2008

Maximum Blues Festival: 1998-2004, 2007-2008

Beauport en Blues: 2005, 2008

The "Guitar Explosion" Show: 2007, 2008

Montreal Blues Society's Lys Blues Awards Gala: 2007 Album of the Year & 2007 Songwriter of the Year.

Holiday Inn Blues Series, Peterborough, Ont. 2007

Mont Tremblant Blues: 2002, 2004-2007

Canada Day, Toronto, Ont. 2007 (See Review)

The NXNE, Toronto, Ont. 2007 (See Review)

Zarico Blues Festival, St. Hyacinthe, Qc. 2007

Quebec Scene, Ottawa, Ont. 2007

Montreal Jazz Festival: 2002, 2004, 2006

Woodstock en Beauce Festival: 2004, 2006

Joliette en Blues: 2006

Ile D’ Orleans en Blues: 2006

Rimouski Blues Festival: 2002, 2003, 2005

Maple Blues Summit (Healey's) Toronto, Ont. 2005 (See Review)

Festiblues de Montreal: 2005

Alma en Blues: 2005

Edmundston Jazz/Blues Festival: 2005

Victoriaville Blues Festival: 2004

Lys Blues Awards: Best Live Performance: 2003, 2004

Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival (USA):
2002, 2004

Discography

Pat The White - Reviver 2006
http://www.bros.ca/bros/ereviver.htm

Pat The White 2004
http://www.bros.ca/bros/epatwhite.htm

For video footage & tour schedule please go to:www.myspace.com/patthewhite

Set List

The band has a variety of set lists, depending on the venue, including acoustic material.

The Band usually does 2 sets and a 10 minute encore.

A typical set list last about one hour and has alot of materiel from the 2 albums.

They do some covers of the Allman Brothers Band including a 14 minute version of Whipping Post.