Saloon Singer

Father Grandfather Producer Entertainer

A Musical Journey … Always an Unpredictable Ride’ quotes the NY Times about Jersey Shore music scene veteran Pat Guadagno.  Working in Corners, the Self-Proclaimed Saloon Singer found his way out from under the TV, next to the cigarette machine, into the international spotlight when his music was featured on the Award-winning SHOWTIME series CALIFORNICATION.

The Journey continued sharing Stages with such diverse legends as Stevie Ray Vaughn, Peter Paul & Mary, BB King, Tanya Tucker, The Mavericks, Jorma Kaukenan, America, Rick Danko, Paul Butterfield, Graham Parker, Richard Thompson, Keb’ Mo’, Zac Brown and Gary US Bonds (None of whom were aware of his presence).

Guadagno has recorded 5 albums filled with Musical surprises including collaborations with Grammy Award winner Keb’ Mo’  and Dove Award Winner Steve Delopoulos.  His unique interpretations of other artist works are showcased in both his recordings and live performances where he creates reverent theatrical tributes to Van Morrison – A Marvelous Night , Tom Waits – Heart of Saturday Night, John Prine –  Souvenirs and Bob Dylan – BobFest, ( NJ’s Hippest Musical Tradition – Rock Journalist Uncle Mike.)

The Well-Traveled troubadour Headlines events from Canada’s Toronto Film Festival to the annual International Festival de la Guitarra in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, where Guadagno was one of 16 artists invited to the inaugural event

Wintertime performances in the ‘Lower Latitudes‘, include shows in Turks & Caicos, Rincon PR, and a February residency in Key West, entertaining audiences and annoying golfers in a lifelong struggle to break 100, and the dress code at their finest Golf Courses.