Lap slide guitarist and roots troubadour Pat Tierney brings an eclectic and captivating musical experience to everything he touches. Taking influence from the likes of Bob Dylan, Ben Harper and Harry Manx. Pat's music dances between folk, blues, roots, and soul. A true songwriter and poet, Pat brings an old-school approach with modern tales of love, loss, hope, and social justice.
After releasing his debut album in 2015, Pat has toured relentlessly across the country and abroad with the likes of The Beautiful Girls, Ash Grunwald, Russel Morris and good friends Bobby Alu, garnering songwriting accolades with a Queensland Music Award finalist nod in 2015, as well as the 'Folk Award' in the 2017 NCIEA Dolphin Awards (North Coast, NSW). Pat has also performed at iconic festivals across the country such as Queenscliff Music Festival, Caloundra Music Festival, Nannup and Blues on Broadbeach as well as his debut album 'Wild World Blues' featuring on the QANTAS in-flight music catalogue.
Pat's sophomore 2019 album 'Red Moon', also received rave reviews with features on ABC radio, Double J and community radio across the country, as well as ticking over a million streams across the digital streaming platforms since its release. The album also featured songs in QLD Road & Safety advertisements, and the track 'Angels' featuring in the recent motorbike and surf documentary, 'Death Rides A Horse.'
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Pat is currently working on album number three with renowned roots maestro and ARIA award-winning Pauli B. (George, The Beautiful Girls Bobby Alu). Due for release in late 2022. Brand new single 'Shadows' OUT NOW.
"Red Moon impresses with the pulling power of the simple yet entrancing lyrics, and the captivating voice in perfect balance with the superb instrumentation" ****4 STARS