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Patrick Contreras

Rank #6 US Fresno, CA Instrumental / Violin


Sounds Like: Lindsey Stirling, Ashanti Floyd "The Mad Violinist", Paul Dateh, Tina Guo, Jason Yang

Bio: Born and raised in Fresno, California Patrick Contreras has branded his style of playing with influences of Hip Hop, Mariachi, Rock, Soul, Jazz, Electronic and Classical to become one of violin's rising stars with a completely unique sound. Patrick thrills audiences wherever he goes with his orig... See Full Bio

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"Patrick is the the valleys most talked about musician ... a violin giant"
—  Aaron Gomes, Sound"n"Vision Foundation
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  • 2013

    Nov 15

    Fresno, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Fresno, CA, US
    Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:00pm


    ri 11/15 Patrick Contreras performs at Frank's Place located in Historic Downtown Fresno on Friday, November 15th at 8pm. The event will mark the release of 'Violin On Fire', a DVD full of rare performances, live videos, exclusive interviews, and an inside look into his unique violin style. Patrick along with a full band will perform cuts from his DVD and new music from his upcoming self-titled EP. Drawing from reggae to rock, hip hop, latin, electronic, world and jazz, Patrick brings together his eclectic influences to bring a one of a kind sound to the violin, don't miss out on this explosive show!

  • 2013

    Sep 7

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 10:30pm

    Bakersfield, CA, US
    Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:30pm


    Plan your escape from Villagefest into downtown following Villagefest! Mento Buru & DJ Mikey will continue the festivities for all our peeps! IT'S HUGE, SO MAKE SURE YOU PLAN ACCORDINGLY! DON'T MISS OUT! Don't Drink & Drive!

  • 2013

    Jul 13

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 10:00pm

    Bakersfield, CA, US
    Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:00pm


    Come check out one of the most unique tours acts in California. Featuring Patrick Contreras on electric violin, Jay Smith on piano/key/synth, Jay Jay Hicks on 8 string electric bass, Cesareo Garasa on drums and Jorge Urbina on percussion, this group has been featured on All About Jazz, Reverbnation.com, Jazz Fresno, 90.7 KFSR along with dozens of others. This same group will be working on an album to be released sometime this year.

  • 2013

    Mar 28

    Fresno, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Fresno, CA, US
    Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:00pm
  • 2012

    Dec 31

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Bakersfield, CA, US
    Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:00pm
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Q: When did u start playing violin?
A: 4 years old :)

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