Live / Studio Musician Since 2002

Joshua Patterson is a singer and multi-instrumentalist from Chicago, IL. currently playing bass for SEMPLE, bass for Gina Gonzalez and the Wingmen, guitar for Sk8er Boyz, bass for Blame The Hero, and singing for Suit Up. He has also recorded and toured nationally as the guitarist of And After, bassist of Rough Night Out, and guitarist for Moon Money. Josh regularly fills in with various bands, teaches music lessons, is a DJ for Kidron Music and Weddings, an ordained minister, and a graphic designer.

The return of live music isn't over yet 

Hey friends. Thank you so much for making this year so much better than the last. 2020 is a year better forgotten, but I never could have expected the gracious response we have gotten with the return of live music this Summer. You all have made me feel missed, and I appreciate that very much. I just added a bunch of new shows. Be sure to double check the calendar as some dates have changed. Let's close this season out with a bang!

New band alert 

Hey everyone. I'm excited to announce that I will be fronting the world's only Boxcar Racer tribute band, Cat Like Thief! We have our debut show this Friday at Sundance Saloon in Mundelein, IL. I also just added a bunch of other Summer gigs to the shows page. I look forward to seeing everyone this Summer!

Festivals and full band shows starting back up 

It's been a crazy year to look back on. I thank everyone that tuned into the many quarantine livestreams. We have received a tremendous response to the medleys we put together during lockdown. The shows page has been updated with new Summer shows that I will be playing with SEMPLE, Suit Up!, Sk8er Boyz, and some solo shows. Be sure to mark your calendars and stay safe as we get back to normalcy.

Sing-A-Grams are back with new virtual option 

I have limited time slots available. Many love songs to chose from as well as bouquet of flowers, box of chocolates, and handwritten card delivered to your Valentine. Click Contact of call (847) 421-2356 to book a Valentine's Day Sing-A-Gram! Give them an unforgettable gift this year.

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