Biography

Patrice Webb is a singer songwriter from Sandpoint Idaho where she lives on a rambling 23 acre homestead with her husband and a family of 4 legged critters.  Patrice’s songs tell of the lives of those who’s stories make up the vibrant tapestry known as “Americana”. These are songs that are sung in a voice full of poignancy and humor and are described as “snapshots in time told on a bed of folk, country, swing, and the blues.”

Although Patrice is often compared to 60s iconic folk singers such as Joan Baez and Judy Collins, she also takes inspiration from the music of Bob Wills, Hank Williams,  Sister Rosetta Tharp, and Django Reinhardt.  As a result a result of this multi-colored musical stew, her music swings to the beat of 1940s western swing, lingers a bit on what might be called “barefoot gypsy jazz” then veers off into honky tonkin’ country and bluegrass before it rests on the sweet sounds of quiet story telling folk – Oh and did we mention the blues?

Patrice has released three CDs, “Photographs” in 2011, “Turning of the Page” in 2014 and “In My Sentimental Dreaming” in 2019.   Her songs have been receiving international airplay and have been receiving praise for their diversity and vivid storytelling. Her music is best described as Americana that homemade with pride in a way that defines and speaks of a life of more than 50 years walking the back roads of a diverse musical tapestry known as “Americana”.

Awards and Honorable Mentions:

2019 – New England Songwriting Contest 3rd place

2018 – Jane Titland Songwriting Contest – Finalist

2018 – West Coast Songwriter Song Contest – Honorable mention Jazz category

2018 – Woody Guthrie Song Contest honorable mention

2017 – Walnut Valley New Song Contest – Winner

2015 Woody Guthrie Song contest honorable mention

2014 Third Place Indie International Song Contest

2012 Finalist Celebration of the Song

2012 Third Place Indie International Song Contest

2012 Finalist Great American Song Contest

2011 Finalist Celebration of the Song

Over the years, Patrice has been performing through out the western and mid-western United States and has played music festivals such as the Fall Festival in Spokane, The Cowboy Poetry Gathering on the Georgetown Divide in Georgetown California, the American River Music Festival in Coloma California, The Tumbleweed Music Festival in Richland Washington, the Tucson Folk Festival in Tucson Arizona, The Seldovia Folk Festival in Seldovia Alaska, the Walnut Valley Music Festival in Winfield Kansas, as well as Seattle Washington’s much loved Northwest Folk Life Festival.  Patrice has also played national touring venues such as the Cozmic Café in Placerville California, Dave’s Cave in Auburn California, the American River Folk Society Summer Concert Series in Garden Valley California, the Pearl Theater in Bonner’s Ferry Idaho, DiLuna’s in Sandpoint Idaho as well as the Sierra Nevada Brewery as a part of the Celebration of the Song.  She has shared the stage with national touring acts including Cliff Eberhardt, Joe Craven, Joel Fafard and others. 

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