Pat Russell began performing as a solo artist shortly after he relocated to Richmond, VA in 1999. After many years of building a solid fan base in Central Virginia Pat set out to form his own band and take his successful solo act to another level. The Pat Russell Band formed in the Summer of 2009. Hundreds of performances later they've established themselves as one of the top live music acts in Richmond and Central Virginia. Pat has a natural ability to capture his audience. His warm and pure singing ability combined with his "down home" personality draws you in and keeps you captivated. Pat has surrounded himself with some of the area's most talented musicians. "The Foundation" which includes guitarist Tyler Carlo, bassist Mick Smith and drummer Lee Sykes have been performing together in many iterations for over ten years. Close to one thousand gigs together and countless hours of rehearsal creates a symbiosis of musical prowess evident in every performance. Averaging close to One Hundred shows a year the Pat Russell Band can be seen every week throughout Central Virginia at night clubs, concerts, festivals and special events. Covering a wide range of music and focusing on Pat's country music flair The Pat Russell Band is a good fit for all venues and ages.