Pat MacDonald

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Birthday
6, 1952
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Wisconsin

About

Singer and guitarist best known as a founding member of the post-punk duo Timbuk3, whose most popular single is “The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades." After the band's breakup in 1995, he released solo albums like 1997's Pat MacDonald Sleeps With His Guitar.

Before Fame

He was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin and formed the band Pat MacDonald & The Essentials in 1980.

Trivia

His band Timbuk3 was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1987.

Family Life

He married and had children with singer and fiddle player Barbara Kooyman, who has been a member of Timbuk3.

Associated With

He is also a respected songwriter who has worked with big-name artists like Stewart Copeland.