Patrick Monahan
American musician
Patrick Monahan
Patrick Monahan is the lead singer and songwriter for the Grammy award winning band Train. He also has recorded a solo album, and has collaborated with multiple artists.
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Twitter has some opinions about Kellyanne Conway's 'revolutionary' inauguration outfit
Yahoo News - about 1 month
On a very overwhelming inauguration day, Twitter is abuzz over — you guessed it — a distinct piece of outerwear. Kellyanne Conway wore a red, white and blue Gucci coat (which can be yours for $3,600, if you're interested) to Friday's inauguration festivities. In a brief interview with NBC, she described the piece as "Trump revolutionary wear." Turns out, Twitter thinks it's pretty, uh, revolutionary, too. SEE ALSO: Watch Seth Meyers grill Kellyanne Conway better than most journalists do Ah, the art of subtle fashion. Kellyanne Conway is ready, is the world though?  #inaugurationday — Canal Cafe Theatre (@CanalCafe) January 20, 2017 Kellyanne Conway dressed as the era Trump wants to take America back to. #InaugurationDay — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) January 20, 2017 extremely subtle look on Kellyanne Conway, bless — Pixie Casey (@pixie_casey) January 20, 2017 Why does Kellyanne Conway look like th ...
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Billy Bush to Donate $10 Million to Women's Charities
Huffington Post - 4 months
NEW YORK - As you may know, Today anchor and Bush, Billy Bush, appeared in a 2005 recording where Donald Trump boasted of using his celebrity to seduce women. Billy Bush and NBC are finalizing his exit settlement. Twitter is taking the exit settlement news into their own hands by trending #ThanksBilly with hopes the premature thanks will result in Billy Bush donating his million dollar settlement to women's charities. Weird Twitter Comedian Patrick Monahan, who started the viral hashtag, has released the following statement: "Guys. Breaking kayfabe here to make it clear that #ThanksBilly is just a goof." You guys hear that Billy Bush is donating his entire $10M NBC payout to women's charities? Wow! #ThanksBilly — Patrick Monahan (@pattymo) October 16, 2016 Billy Bush giving his entire $10MM severance from NBC to womens charities proves that people CAN work to be better #ThanksBilly — Asterios Kokkinos (@asterios) October 16, 2016 What a guy! #ThanksBilly pic.twitter ...
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Taylor Swift And Tom Hiddleston Really Want You To Believe They're Together
Huffington Post - 8 months
While most of us are still reeling from the breakup of Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift (Caylor, if you will), the pop singer appears to have already moved on.  In a series of uncomfortably staged photos with Tom Hiddleston, the "New Romantics" singer is seen snuggling, kissing, climbing rocks and even taking selfies with the actor. At one point, the 35-year-old "Thor" actor puts his sweater around Swift and rests his head on her shoulder.  WORLD EXCLUSIVE Taylor Swift dating Tom Hiddleston - two weeks after dumping Calvin Harris. — Dan Wootton (@danwootton) June 15, 2016 For more photos of the couple, head over to The Sun.  Hiddleston and Swift were previously seen dancing together at the Met Gala in May, when Swift was still dating Harris (or, at least, they hadn't officially announced their split yet). "I was [at] a table with Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd was playing, and she said, 'The thing about thes ...
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More lawyers seek greener pastures in small boutique firms
Financial Post - over 3 years
I have previously written about how technology and the Internet have, in the words of Garry Wise, become “the great equalizers” among law practices. Many lawyers are realizing that being part of a large machine is no longer necessary to serve even the top end of Corporate Canada. And they’re realizing that differentiating themselves with more than quality is the key to success. So we see another boutique being set up in Toronto:  litigation shop, Monaghan Reain Lui Taylor LLP. Handout Partner Clarence Lui, states that the new firm offers a new value add — a strategic view.  “We all agree that each matter must initially be evaluated for its particular strategic options and the range of possible outcomes. Too many litigators work on a file without having a big-picture strategy beforehand. Clients pay too much when that happens,” he said.  “Clients deserve better. They should expect their advisor to always be looking for the least expensive and most effective strategy to prot ...
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Jaimie Etkin: 'The Voice' Recap: Trevin Hunte Is Telling You He's Not Goin'
Huffington Post - about 4 years
"The Voice's" Top 6 took the stage on Monday night with a song choice of their own and one their coadge picked, while Christina Aguilera -- whose contestants have all gone home -- sat back looking what we're sure she thought was pretty. Unfortunately, Adam Levine did not address his controversial "Honey Boo Boo" remarks that made headlines on Monday. Chelsey was hoping Mama June would "show up to eat him." Sadly, she didn't. Thus, it wasn't exactly the most thrilling evening all around, but it's become clear that Trevin Hunte should sing a track from "Dreamgirls" every week. var src_url=" ...
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Winners won’t miss this chance of glory
Biggleswade Today - over 4 years
THERE are just days left for businesses across Bedfordshire and Luton to enter a major county-wide business awards scheme. This year’s Rising Stars Bedfordshire and Luton Business Excellence Awards has 10 categories to go for but the closing date is Friday, October 5. Awards sponsors are urging local companies to enter. The awards, organised for the last 19 years by Premier Newspapers, are being held in association with Barclays. Martin Bonner, regional business director, for Business Banking at Barclays, said: “2012 will go down in history as a year that saw the streets crowded for The Queen’s Silver Jubilee and our sporting heroes striving hard to make us all proud. Spirit, determination and hard work is also what makes a good business person and the Rising Stars Business Awards play an important part in making sure the entrepreneurial spirit is recognised. We have already seen some exciting entries, but there is still time to put your business forward to showcase your achieveme ...
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Monaghan to take over Honors Program
Doane Line - almost 5 years
Philosophy Professor Pat Monaghan has been chosen as the new director of the Honors Program. Monaghan, who is in his second year teaching at Doane, said he was excited to be a part of the Honors Pr
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Friday Highlights: Lahser Baseball Wins Pitching Duel with Troy
Birmingham Patch - almost 5 years
* home team in all CAPS FRIDAY Baseball Bloomfield Hills Lahser over TROY, 2-1 Charlie Dauch was Charlie clutch Friday night for the Bloomfield Hills Lahser High School varsity baseball team. In the fifth inning, Zach Tornow led off the inning with a hit. Dauch came to the plate and belted an RBI double to break a 1-1 tie. Reliever Neal Krentz pitched a scoreless sixth and seventh to secure the win. Krentz closed down a Colts rally in the fifth by forcing a groundout and getting a strikeout. He also had an RBI double in the top of the first. Krentz combined with starter Patrick Monahan and Jack Corbell to limit Troy to only three hits in the game. Dauch and Krentz spoiled a solid pitching performance from Colts starter John Wassel. Wassel allowed twos on six hits and a walk. He struck out eight in six innings. Lahser put up (7) hits (Tornow (2), Dauch (2 with Double), Krentz double, Manz and Monahan. Soccer BERKLEY over Waterford Mott, 3-1 Berkley H ...
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Click here for the Bucks Herald’s recommendations for family activities this weekend
Thame Today - almost 5 years
If you haven’t been to Aylesbury Waterside Theatre yet, then try to catch the Alan Bennett’s Lady In The Van – which is showing until Saturday (and will only cost you £10 for a ‘cheap’ ticket), The incredibly funny, unusual and quirky play opened at the venue on Tuesday – and is worth going to see if you are yet to catch a show at the venue (in the personal view of Bucks Herald entertainment reporter Andrew Kay). The Lady in the Van is based on the true story of a woman who parked in the writers garden for 15 years. The show features a much larger cast than you expect along with excellent visuals and real vans. The story might sound dull (a woman parked in a van), but it is actually one of the most captivating and amusing shows to come to the Waterside in some time. {|Click here for more details|Click here for more} Below are some of the other highlights on offer this weekend across the Vale, Thame and Tring (for a comp ...
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Friday Highlights: Royal Oak Baseball Wins Pitchers’ Duel
Birmingham Patch - almost 5 years
* home team in all CAPS FRIDAY Baseball Royal Oak over TROY, 2-0 A little bit of rain wasn’t going to slow down Royal Oak starting pitcher Dominic Valente. Valente went the distance in a 2-0 win over the Troy High School varsity baseball team on Friday in an Oakland Activities Association Blue division game. The senior only allowed three-hits over seven shutout innings and finished the game with 10 strikeouts. Rain started coming down in the fifth inning, but the inclement weather didn’t spoil what was a terrific pitchers’ duel between Valente and Colts starter Michael Thomas. “The last two innings were difficult,” Valente said of the conditions. “I couldn’t land at all and it was tough to throw strikes with my curve ball.” Valente walked Matt Oppenlander to start the bottom of the seven inning and then hit John Wassel with a pitch. With no outs and two runners on, Valente dialed up some added heat on his fastball to get out of trouble. “I just had to rear ba ...
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Wednesday Highlights: Andover Softball Sweeps Doubleheader
Oakland Township Patch - almost 5 years
* home team in all CAPS WEDNESDAY Baseball CLAWSON over Sterling Heights, 4-1 The Clawson High School varsity baseball team won its first Macomb Area Conference Silver division game 4-1 Wednesday over Sterling Heights. “This was our first league win today and a giant win for Clawson,” assistant coach Scott Weaver said. “It’s always a great day when we can beat a big school like Sterling Heights.” David Harlukoicz pitched 6 1/3 innings to get the win. He struck out two batters and scattered six hits. At the plate, he was 1-for-2 with two stolen bases. Justin Smith got the last two outs in the seventh inning for his second save of the season. The Trojans 6-2 (1-0 MAC Silver) host Madison Heights Madison at 4:30 p.m. Friday. Berkley over SOUTHFIELD, 11-5 Berkley doubled up Southfield on Wednesday night, beating the Blue Jays 11-5. Coming off a big game Tuesday, Ian Kobernick was at it again for the Bears against the Blue Jays. He was 3-for-4 at the plate with ...
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Contact Music - almost 5 years
Train frontman Pat Monahan has credited his sister-in-law with dreaming up the name of his baby boy Rock.His wife Amber's sister Summer had a series of vivid dreams, in which her sibling's unborn baby visited her and demanded to be called Rock - and...
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Tuesday Highlights: West Bloomfield Baseball Beats Franklin, 5-3
Clawson Patch - almost 5 years
* home team in all CAPS TUESDAY Baseball West Bloomfield over LIVONIA FRANKLIN, 5-3 The West Bloomfield High School varsity baseball team scored two runs in the sixth inning to win 5-3 on Tuesday night at Livonia Franklin. A wild pitch scored the first run and Mark Hartfelder knocked in the other. Matt Curtis picked up the win in relieve, pitching two scoreless innings. Marcus Armstong was 3-for-4 for the Lakers with an RBI and two runs scored. West Bloomfield (5-4; 2-1 Oakland Activities Association White) plays a division game at Farmington Harrison later this week. The game is scheduled for Friday, but might be moved to Thursday. Soccer SEAHOLM over Groves, 1-0 Lilly Salvin’s first half goal was enough to give the Seaholm High School varsity girls soccer team a 1-0 win on Tuesday over city-rival Groves. Maples goalie Lisa White had five saves and picked up her third shutout of the season. On the season, Seaholm is 3-2-1. Its next game is April 19 aga ...
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Train's Patrick Monahan talks hometown club shows
San Francisco Chronicle - almost 5 years
Train's Patrick Monahan talks hometown club shows Train's Patrick Monahan talks hometown club shows Say what you will about Train, but the band has stayed true to its San Francisco roots even with multiplatinum success. The group called its last album "Save Me, San Francisco," sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Giants' Opening Day in 2011 and even did a free set in Golden Gate Park for Alice Radio's annual Now and Zen concert a few years back. To promote its sixth studio album, "California 37," out April 17, Train is returning to its hometown the week before release and playing a string of sold-out shows in just about every club in the city. Was there a lot of backlash here when Train hit? Do you happen to know if you have another "Drops of Jupiter" on the new album? There's a guy in New York that's worked for the band before and he didn't dig "Hey, Soul Sister" at all. Wed. at Great American Music Hall. Aidin Vaziri is The San Francisco Chronicle's po ...
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Cookies, Karaoke, and Revolution
The Portland Mercury - about 5 years
From cookies and karaoke to revolution—four reviews of Fertile Ground shows. The Fertile Ground festival of new works continues this weekend, with new plays debuting at theaters across town. See for details on what's coming up; meanwhile, here's a look at what we've seen so far. Famished, Portland Playhouse at the Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th, Thurs-Sat 7:30 pm, Sat-Sun 2 pm, through Feb 5, $19-23 As a rule, I am strongly in favor of any endeavor that involves someone giving me a cookie. It boded well, then, that snacks were handed out as we entered the theater for Portland Playhouse's production of Famished. The early moments of the show were equally promising: Famished opens with a playfully choreographed family dinner, introducing the six characters whose lives give the show its shape. Once that shape emerged, though—and once it became apparent just how much food-related baggage playwright Eugenia Woods ha ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Patrick Monahan
  • 2013
    Age 43
    In early 2013, Monahan played the role of Neil Redding in a Season 3 episode of CBS's Hawaii Five-0, titled "Paʻani" ("The Game"), which aired on February 18, 2013.
    More Details Hide Details In 2009, Monahan appeared in an episode of CSI: NY.
    In 2013, he started a podcast called Patcast where he interviews different people in the music industry, and talks about his work with Train.
    More Details Hide Details Monahan has sung the U.S. National Anthem at various events:
  • 2011
    Age 41
    He also performed several times with INXS during 2011; first on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and then at a concert at Chateau Ste Michelle.
    More Details Hide Details Monahan also appeared on the show The Voice, where he performed "Drops of Jupiter" with contestant Vicci Martinez.
    The following year, he contributed a cover of Buddy Holly's "Maybe Baby" for the tribute album, Listen to Me: Buddy Holly, which was released on September 6, 2011.
    More Details Hide Details Monahan also recorded a duet with Martina McBride, singing Train's song "Marry Me". This version of the song is on McBride's eleventh studio album Eleven, released October 11, 2011.
  • 2010
    Age 40
    Monahan is the voice of Driver Dan in the children's show Driver Dan's Story Train, which debuted on Sprout on November 1, 2010.
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    On April 4, 2010, he performed with The Hollies at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, as The Hollies were inducted.
    More Details Hide Details He sang lead vocals on the song "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress".
  • 2007
    Age 37
    Monahan released his first solo album, Last of Seven, on September 18, 2007 and began a nationwide tour supporting it.
    More Details Hide Details He followed that tour with a small, intimate acoustic tour, which inspired his Last of Seven Acoustic compilation, available via digital download only. His first solo single, "Her Eyes", made the top 10 of Billboard's Hot AC chart. The album's second single was "Two Ways to Say Goodbye." On Last of Seven, Monahan duets with folk rock musician Brandi Carlile, with special guest appearances by Richie Sambora and Graham Nash. Monahan worked with Guy Chambers to co-write two songs for Tina Turner's hits album, Tina!: Her Greatest Hits. In 2009, Train returned to the studio with the album Save Me, San Francisco. That same year, Monahan and some of his fellow Train bandmates took on small acting roles in the CSI: NY episode "Second Chances". Monahan played the former homeless drug addict Sam Baker (dating Debbie Fallon) who becomes involved in a murder investigation. They performed the song "Hey, Soul Sister" from their new album, and "Calling All Angels". Despite the success of their new album, Monahan found time to collaborate with other artists in other projects.
  • 2006
    Age 36
    Monahan and Rapp divorced in 2006.
    More Details Hide Details Monahan met his second wife, Amber Peterson, during a show on May 14, 2004. They have two children together: Autumn and Rock Richard. They reside in Issaquah, Washington. Monahan has said that he is "not religious at all".
  • 2005
    Age 35
    In November 2005, he appeared as a guest vocalist on VH1's Decades Rock Live, where he covered Cyndi Lauper's hit single "Time After Time".
    More Details Hide Details Later, he took part in Storytellers — The Doors: A Celebration, paying tribute to The Doors by performing "Love Me Two Times". From 2006 to 2009, Train took a three-year hiatus.
  • 2002
    Age 32
    In 2002, the band earned two Grammys, one of them for the song "Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)", which was written by Monahan and inspired by his late mother, who had died of cancer.
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  • 2001
    Age 31
    Aside from his work with Train, Monahan also sang additional vocals on the song "Shimmer" with the band Fuel in 2001.
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  • 1994
    Age 24
    From 1994 to 2006, Monahan released four studio albums with Train.
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  • 1993
    Age 23
    After the dissolution of the band, he left Erie in late 1993 and moved to California, where he met Rob Hotchkiss.
    More Details Hide Details While progressing from the SF coffeehouse circuit to the LA club scene, Monahan and Hotchkiss added Jimmy Stafford (guitar), Charlie Colin (bass), and Scott Underwood (drums) to their lineup, thus officially forming Train.
  • 1990
    Age 20
    Monahan has been married twice. He met his first wife, teacher Ginean Rapp, at a nightclub called Sherlock's when he was playing in a cover band called Rogues Gallery. They married in August 1990 and had two children together: Patrick and Emelia.
    More Details Hide Details During their marriage, they lived in Fairview Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania and Petaluma, California.
  • 1988
    Age 18
    Monahan began his musical career singing with cover band Rogues Gallery from 1988 to 1990.
    More Details Hide Details The band consisted of Monahan (lead vocals, percussion), Mark Emhoff (lead guitar, vocals), Mike Imboden (bass, keyboards, vocals), John McElhenny (drums, vocals) and his brother Matt McElhenny (rhythm guitar, keyboards and vocals), in his hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania.
  • 1969
    Born on February 28, 1969.
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