Patrick stefan is an award-winning Irish/Dutch songwriter from Co. Clare & Dublin who released his debut album Wayfare in September 2022, an urban-folk document of Patrick's colourful travels from Scandinavia, Brazil, to west Africa and back home.
“…a gorgeous debut album from a hugely talented musical mind…” Totally Dublin
“Ethereal melodies from Indie-folk merchant…” 7/10 - Hot Press
“It’s in the nuanced detail that his songs slowly unfurl to reveal their real beauty” - Folk Radio UK
‘Remember that name, Patrick stefan’ - RTE Radio1
“Brilliant track” - BBC NI - Gemma Bradley, Across The Line
'One of the best releases this year' - John Barker, 98FM
A once-Fulbright scholar, Patrick opted to follow the path of his father’s folk-singing- footsteps after building up an impressive list of collaborators like Niwel Tsumbu, rising stars Aby Coulibaly & Monjola, fiddler Martin Hayes (with the award-winning instrumental group Ensemble Ériu), Loah, Lisa Canny, Fehdah and 2017 Eurovision winner Luisa Sobral.
After racking up over half a million streams on Superman - a star-studded 2020 soulful collaboration featuring Uly & Rob de Boer Patrick was tipped as by the likes of Nialler9, The Last Mixed Tape, and BBC’s Across The Line for his unique sound.
In 2022 Patrick stefan won first prize in the inaugural Night & Day festival song competition with the song Head Voices and opened concerts for Niamh Regan, Gemma Dunleavy, Kean Kavanagh & Melina Malone.
|31st March 2023||19:00||Five Lamps Festival||More details|
|7th April 2023||08:00||Headline at Bennigan's. Derry||More details|
|7th June 2023||19:00||Kaleidescope concert||More details|
|24th June 2023||18:00||Night & Day festival||More details|