West O'Clare-Pate Irish Bank
PAT KANE IS A HARDWORKING, FULL TIME SOLOIST who may entertain for hours without a break or repeat. On fiddle, guitar, and bodhran, he plays jigs, reels, square dances, and hundreds of ballads from Ireland and America.
He has written many fine songs and knows a host of modern selections as well. Pat is often called “the best there is” and has twice won first place for singing at the NYC Fleadh Cheoil. He has produced a good number of albums and hosts a weekly Irish radio show in Elmira New York.
Pat is a gifted dance instructor and caller, for squares, ceili, and other styles. He often dances and calls at the same time, or can also fiddle and call at once.