Pat Powell has vocally supported many of Australia’s top recording artists over the years including Kylie Minogue, James Freud, Jenny Morris, Toni Pearen, Tina Arena, Margaret Urlich, Michael Hutchence's Max Q and Paul Mac to name a few.
He is a singer with serious street cred and has fronted many successful bands including Club Ska, Sly-Tone, TenWedge, Baby Cino, Neptune Street and all have led to international supports from Queen, The Eurythmics and James Brown to Sidney Youngblood, Technotronic, Luciano and Horace Andy.
On a corporate level he has sung for all the major banks, insurance companys, car manufacturers, ad agencies, sporting events eg. The Jamaican National Anthem for the Australia v Jamaica Holden Netball final 2007 and even for Microsoft as Santa Claus.
At present he is the front man for The Pat Powell Band, The Protesters & Chocolate Jazz plus he's a member of the Melbourne Ska Orchestra who recently returned from a successful 2014 tour of the UK and Canada playing the Glastonbury Festival, the Montreal Festival, the Quebec D'ete Festival and the Northern Lights Festival and back home “Garma” Australia's most respected indigenous festival.
Pat is on record, on cd, online and streaming with The Ska Vendors, Bridie King, Illya Szwec's Groove Depot, DJ Omegaman and DJ Mark Walton's “Fretless” Twisted Tales – Yunyu, Baby Cino, Alee-oop and Declan Kelly's “Diesel n' Dub” plus he's a session singer/vocal coach/voiceover artist whilst freelancing in other projects within the Blues, Funk and Reggae arenas.
Pat has a voice that will take you on a journey you hope never ends… strong
dark, powerful, mesmerising.