Patty McLaughlin was born and raised in Toronto and began singing for a living in her early twenties. She has been a part of the folk scene in and around the GTA since the late-seventies. In the mid-eighties, she moved to Aurora, where she raised her children, Amy & Ben. She still remains active in York Region’s folk scene. Patty has recently moved to Innisfil Ontario, where she is now involved in the folk scene in and around Barrie. She is an accomplished guitarist and singer-songwriter. Her genuine warmth draws people to her and keeps them coming back for more. Patty will be joined by her brother Gary at the Aurora Jazz+ Festival.