Arthop from 5-8pm this Thursday Feb. 4 with Artist Teresa Flores at Tower Violin Studio locoated on 1468 N. Van Ness Ave just down the street from Audie's Olympic. Live music from Abigail Nolte and Patrick Contreras.
Saturday February 6th at 8pm Patrick Contreras takes the stage to perform a night of flamenco, mexican, cuban, tango, and brazilian music. Omar Nare will be on piano and guitar, and Jason Williams on drums and percussion, Desiree Castro will be playing her cello and Bronson Garza on Bass. Special guests for the evening include local mandolin virtuoso Eva Scow. Admission is Free, and seating is first come first serve. "Duende" is the spirit that makes you laugh or cry. You don't have to know the… Continue
"OK Tomorrow night at Audie's Olympic at 8pm. I'll be giving a emergency concert to raise money for homeless kids, bring toys , blankets and flashlights to get in...none of them have to be new...I"m inviting all my music buddies to come and play and thrown down some jams for a great cause. ..lets get these kids something!!!"... Patrick Contreras (comment on Facebook) Hosted by Joey Fernandez aka Lola La Chola Special Thanks to Joe Osejo for the flyer Thanks to The Pancho Villa Riders for their… Continue
Bring your whole family and enjoy a cozy night of Holiday music at the new "Revue Theater" in the The Revue Coffee House in Tower District. This Theater has been renovated to have a classical movie house look and complete with theater seating it's the perfect place to get a warm coffee, snuggle next to a loved one and listen to Patrick Contreras as he performs some of the most beautiful Christmas music written. Guitarist Steve Ono will be accompanying but be on the lookout for special guests of… Continue
I'm excited to announce I've opened my own violin studio in the Tower District!. I teach Classical/Rock/Fiddle/Irish/Mariachi/Jazz/Improvisation and my students range from 5 to 87, so your never to old to start :)..contact me, or pass this info along to someone who you think is interested..my email is email@example.com or ph. # is 559-375-3559, info is on the flier on well. thank you! - Patrick Contreras
I also will be hosting arthops, October is already booked but the rest are… Continue
Just wanted to let you know we're working hard to make sure this is an awesome event and we're looking forward to seeing you this Saturday!. Musically the band is ready to go and at the highest level we've ever been, and we can't wait to get on stage this Saturday. Just to give you the times, gates open at 6pm, Music is at 7pm. Our CD release block party happens behind the Tower Theater, you won't miss it, they'll be the smell of BBW and you'll see the HUGE stage Bud Light is setting… Continue
Join The Patrick Contreras Band June 20th for their Tower District CD release Block Party of "The American Rock Violinist". there will be a BBQ from Seqouia Brewing, Pizza from ME'n'EDs, a beer garden, margaritas, and cool giveaways. The Concert will be held street party style behind the Tower Theater! gates open at 6pm and TIX are $10, for more info contact firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.myspace.com/patrickcontreras…
Join me this Friday, May 8th, at 9pm on the dot! at Limon Restaraunt in The Rver Park Plaza...next to hooters ;)...
I will be performing music from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Cuba, Peru and Argentina.
my ensemble will feature Dustin Peterson on Acousic Guitar and Jason Williams on Cajon, Congas, and other hand… Continue
This is the journalist that has been covering me from Vidsf.com that went on San Francisco Live to talk about the site and gave me some love. my part is from 3:45 to 6:15. check it out!
The Full Segment of me giving an on air concert has been airing every Friday for the last couple weeks.…
here's a quick little message to let you know what we're up to with the CD, if ya want to wish us luck, say hi, or tell us you can't wait for the cd..leave a comment up on the new blog at www.myspace.com/patrickcontreras or leave one here for us on FresnoArts.net!! it will give us strength to rock harder!!
Yesterday I went to San Francisco to melt faces, this is my story....
Yesterday I took a trip out to San Francisco to do a interview/video-shoot/mini-documentary with Taylor Rogers from VidSF.com and to record a segment/mini-concert for local station AccessSF(ch.29). here are some memorable moments from the trip.
-- on the way over we stop at a Mcdonald's to use the restroom, and as I'm eyeballing the massively over-detailed wallpaper when I see and old ad from the Fresno's… Continue
If there's ONE show of ours to come to this year,
it's this one...
We're shooting video and also a segment for FUSE TV, it should be a crazy good time!
We Need all the locals support, lets show FUSE TV that Fresno has a thriving scene.
See you there...
This is an ALL AGES show, so everyone gets in!
- The Patrick Contreras Band…
I've had a few places I feel that I can call a musical home in Fresno. Somewhere I feel a slight less prick of insecurity and am free to express myself through my music. Full Circle Brewing, Arte Americas, and lastly The Crossroads. THis might seem like an unlikely choice. Believe it or not this place is turning out to be "the" place to be for music in Fresno. I know we have starline and club fred(audie's olympic), but I dont' think theres a place that has such a vast array of music explored… Continue