On The EDGE: Dustin Patrick


In the vibrant heart of Kansas City, a shining star has been captivating audiences with his multifaceted talents and infectious energy. Dustin Patrick, the singer-songwriter-producer-performer extraordinaire, has emerged as a dynamic force in both the music scene and the world of pageantry.

Raised in a musical family, Dustin's journey into entertainment began at a young age. With a diverse skill set encompassing vocals, violin, piano, and a mastery of electronic looping, Dustin blends the best of organic and electronic sounds into his music. His albums, including the soulful 'Songs About No One' (2012) and the eclectic 'Spectrum' (2014), have showcased his artistic depth and creativity.

After a hiatus to focus on a career in health technology, Dustin's return to the spotlight was marked by a powerful philanthropic initiative during the pandemic. His concert series, titled "We're Going To Be Alright," not only entertained but also raised over $5000 for local displaced workers and families in need–a testament to his passion for giving back to the community.

During the pandemic, Dustin's path took an unexpected turn towards pageantry. In a dazzling debut, he clinched the coveted title of Mr. Gay Missouri America 2022, showcasing his charisma and stage presence. This victory propelled him onto the national stage, where he secured a top 12 finish–an achievement that solidified his standing as a rising star in the pageant world.

Beyond his personal accolades, Dustin remains deeply committed to his community. He currently serves on the Entertainment Committee for the Kansas City Pride Community Alliance, curating top-tier lineups and championing local talent at events that celebrate diversity and inclusion.

When he's not dazzling audiences with his music or commanding the pageant stage, you can find Dustin igniting the atmosphere at venues like Missie B's, Hamburger Mary's, and Gael's Public House & Sports. Whether hosting his dynamic variety show "Felix & Friends" or belting out tunes that bring the house down, Dustin Patrick continues to leave an indelible mark on Kansas City's entertainment scene.

For those who have witnessed Dustin's performances, it's clear that he is more than just a talented artist–he's a symbol of resilience, creativity, and unwavering passion. As he continues to evolve and inspire, Dustin Patrick remains a true icon of Kansas City's vibrant LGBTQ+ community, proving that with talent and dedication, anything is possible.

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