Kevin Patrick is a guitarist/singer and the founding member of The Orphans, a highly successful local band that started out in 1991 in the Green Bay area with Dave Sarkis and Chris Gerard as an acoustic trio dedicated to harmonies and a criteria of performing songs that everyone knew and loved that no one else was playing. Having been together in many formations, Kevin Patrick and his band have opened for Poco, America, Ricky Scaggs, Little River Band, Woody Harrelson, The Gin Blossoms, Dr Hook, ELO, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Three Dog Night, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Starship, the Beach Boys and many others.
Kevin, in the last few years, has gone back to his folk music roots and has been playing 175 to 200 solo shows a year all across the country. From Cincinnati Ohio to Boulder Colorado from Milwaukee to Houston Kevin Patrick has displayed his open tuned finger picking style and raw roots vocal in venue after venue to great acclaim.
Boasting a playlist of 1000+ songs Kevin has yet to meet the audience he cannot connect with. After spending 40 years on stage He feels he’s just getting started in this new (but old) direction and is looking forward to playing a venue near you…….. Soon!