"Pat is a co-founder of Whistlin? Rufus and is a catalyst for the unique
energy on stage that typifies a Whistlin? Rufus performance. Pat plays his Weber ""Yellowstone "" mandolin and never leaves home without it. Pat and Ritchie Wernick have written many of the Whistlin? Rufus songs that have won praise and accolades throughout the NW. The band plays
everything from blazing bluegrass to Irish Pub music and favors their
Whistlin' Rufus is
Pat Connell, Mandolin; Ritchie Wernick, Guitar; Diana Hengerer, Fiddle John Hubbard,Cello"