Pat Horgan started as a "flunky" at Sire Records in December, 1978. He worked his way up to A & R, and eventually started his own booking agency. Through the years, Pat has worked for other booking agencies, but in the end preferred "my own way of doing things."
Currently, Pat buys talent for major amusement parks, fairs/festivals, clubs, tours and corporate events. His office is located in the village of Wappingers Falls, just 50 miles north of New York City.
Some of the artists and producers Pat has worked with as an agent, manager, musician or promoter include: The Ramones, Talking Heads, The Pretenders, Tuff Darts, The Climax Blues Band, The Searchers, The Records, Phil Spector, Steve Venet, Ed Stasium, Boney M, The Paley Brothers, Alda Reserve, Marshall Chess, The Dead Boys, Peter Tork (of The Monkees), Vince Martell, Vanilla Fudge, Steppenwolf, Black Oak Arkansas, Molly Hatchett, Georgia Satillites, Jefferson Starship, Blue Oyster Cult, Blues Traveler, The Doobie Brothers, Hootie & The Blowish, Ratt Race Choir, Torque, Air Supply, Huey Lewis & The News, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, The Charlie Daniels Band, Marshall Crenshaw, The Marshall Tucker Band, Blue Floyd, Blackfoot, The Lovin'Spoonful, Marcus Houston, God Forbid, It Dies Today, It's A Beautiful Day, Berlin, Sheena Easton, Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Three Dog Night, Foreigner, Cinderella, Firehouse, Ratt, Quiet Riot, Lesley Gore, The New Rascals, That Thing You Do, James Lee Stanley, Robbie Dupree, Howard Scott (of WAR), Tommy Frenzy, The Chris Mahoney Project, Liza Lee, Mitch Winston, Edward Tyll/Ed Tyll, Lance & Larry Hoppen of Orleans, Glen Burtnik (of STYX), King Crimson, Living Colour, Buddy Miles, Al Kooper, Richie Havens, Loverboy, Aaron Tippin, Jimi Jamison, The Human Beinz, Blackhawk, Restless Heart, Dennis DeYoung and many more.
Pat is a record producer, currently producing The "Garage Band" series for COLLECTABLES RECORDS ( http://www.oldies.com ) and CDs for SPECTRA RECORDS ( http://www.spectrarecords.com ) .
He has also produced compilations for THE SHADOWS OF KNIGHT, JOHN WICKS & THE RECORDS , NAZZ and many others.
In his spare time, Pat is one of the founders and the lead vocalist/guitarist for The Thunder Road Band. To read about the band's 25 year + history, visit www.thunderroadband.com.