Pat is proud to be one of the original SABIAN endorsers and has been with them since 1984!
Born on Canada’s West Coast and resides in Vancouver.
Currently drumming for Bryan Adams, one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Pat was in the chair for the worldwide classic hit Summer of ’69, as well as the singles Kids Wanna Rock and One Night Love Affair on the over 12 million-selling, Billboard #1 album Reckless. Pat toured with Adams 84-86, incl. Live Aid, as well as the Amnesty International Conspiracy of Hope tour.
Also plays with legendary Canadian power pop/rock band Odds, (6+ albums with them), https://oddsmusic.com, New Yank Yorkies https://www.newyankyorkies.com, (all star BC-based roots band), and Cobra Ramone http://www.cobraramone.com
A keen student of the drums since high school and a graduate of the Malaspina College Jazz Music Program, Pat does several drum clinics yearly, and very much enjoys teaching and talking about how he approaches his craft.
Besides his current gigs Pat has toured and/or recorded with Colin James, Jimmy Barnes, Matthew Good, Jann Arden, Ridley Bent, the reunited Payolas, Northey/Valenzuela,(with Jesse Valenzuela of Gin Blossoms), Dustin Bentall, Barney Bentall, Sharkskin, Steven Page, Wil, Limblifter, Craig Northey Power Trio, David Gogo, Swan, Whitehorse and many others. Proud member of BANC, the Benevolent Artists National Charity, that has raised over $5 million dollars for various causes.
Along with guitarist Robby Baker from Canada’s favourite sons The Tragically Hip, and Craig & Doug from Odds, Pat has been a member of Strippers Union for 3 albums. http://www.strippersunion.ca
He won the British Columbia Country Music Association’s (BCCMA) Best Drummer Award 4 times: 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017.
In 2018, after being the drummer on many sessions for him, Steward was recorded by Bob Rock at the Warehouse Studios in Vancouver for Superior Drummer 3 sound library Rock Foundry SDX https://www.toontrack.com/product/the-rock-foundry-sdx/