Collin was nevertheless, a constant force within the Southport Weekender festival event for the best part of a decade. At Southport Collin plays deep, soulful house music with the individuality second to none he was always viewed as one of the rising stars of the event.
Collin Patterson is perhaps one of the most individual of all the house DJs, eschewing the soulful house standards and digging like a hip hop DJ for tunes from the leftfield and the deep end of house. Playing Clubs and events like Colors, Streetrave, Faith, Need2Soul, Soulsonic, MOS, Garage City, The Loft, Journeys by DJ’s, The End, Pucha [Portugal. Hamburg. Ibiza. Tenerife] Industra [porto] Tenerife, Madrid, Tresor Germany, Ibiza, Italy, Crotia, New York, Slovenia, Japan, and Russia Kallingrad jazz festival
That’s just to name a few that have sampled his soulful house music. Collin was resident at the Southport Weekender for 6 years and also for Bacardi B- Live. Playing at the Reading festival, T In the Park [Scotland], V – Festival, Oxygen [Ireland] Electric Picnic [Ireland] Isle of Wright Festival.
Outside of this, Collin has also toured and tour managed the following artist’s;
Amp fiddler [World Tour], Dwele [European Tour], Tortured Soul [World Tour], Moodymann [European Tour], Incognito [World Tour], Mattafix [World Tour], Marlena Shaw [European Tour], Hypnotic Jazz Esemble [European Tour], Camille Jones [European Tour], Ida Corr [ European Tour], Booty Luv [European Tour], and Vanilla Ice [ European Tour].
Collin Patterson has proved himself a consistent entertainer capable of rocking even the most discerning dance floors. It’s a rare treat these days to find a DJ who can surprise these jaded ears but Patterson always manages to which is why if he’s playing, you can bet your life l will be dancing somewhere near the front. Without a doubt one of the UK’s best kept secrets.
“Mark Rowlands Guardian Guide [UK]”