"Violin On fire:" is a Rock & Roll act based out of Fresno California which features: Omar Naré on Keys, Kenneth Davis on Drums, & of course, Patrick Contreras on the Electric Violin.
Born & Raised in Fresno, Ca., Patrick Contreras branded his own unique style of playing, drawing from influences of Hip Hop, Mariachi, Rock, Soul, Jazz, Electronic, & Classical to become one of violin's fastest rising stars. His sizzling violin solos & captivating abilities as a performer thrill audiences wherever he goes!
Patrick's Career has taken him all across the United States to perform, including: Las Vegas, San Antonio, Denver, Los Angeles, & Phoenix.
He has also traveled internationally to play in: Italy (Florence, Rome, Venice), Austria (Salzburg & Weis), the Czech Republic (Prague), & most recently in Bissau, the Capitol of the African Country Guinea-Bissau.
Patrick has performed with & to opened for an eclectic array of musicians such as: BB King, Poncho Sanchez, Digital Underground, Kreayshawn, Datsik, Johnny Mathis, Boney James, The Wailers, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Cole Fonseca, Marky Sanchez (lead singer of Adema), Jackie Kelley, Fashawn, Porter Robinson, & Salvador Santana (Son of Carlos), which has provided him the opportunity to glean experience playing a wide scope of genres, & performing for an equally wide scope of Musical Markets.
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