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Alan Dowling
Alan Dowling is a drummer and music educator based in Charlottetown, PEI. He has performed and/or recorded with KINLEY, Dylan Menzie, Dennis Ellsworth, Jenni & The Hummingbird, Irish Mythen, Meaghan Blanchard, the Charlottetown Festival, Doug Riley, The Jive Kings, Measha Bruggergosman and many others.

Alan is a Sessional Drum Instructor at Holland College and served for seven years as Head of the Music Performance program at the Holland College School of Performing Arts. He is an active performer and studio musician in many genres and has played and recorded with artists covering such styles as rock, country, pop, Celtic, jazz, classical and world music.

He performed as the onstage drummer with the Charlottetown Festival for five years and earned four ECMA awards and several Music PEI awards for recordings. He has performed at jazz festivals in Quebec, Nova Scotia and PEI and has made guest appearances with Symphony Nova Scotia and the PEI Symphony Orchestra.

Alan is endorsed by Sabian cymbals and Vic Firth drumsticks.


Upcoming Gigs

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Alan Dowling
2:30 PM Got Blues Jam - The Factory Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Guest drummer with the Got Blues Band for the Saturday Blues Matinee.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Alan Dowling
7:30 PM KINLEY - ECMA Awards Show Halifax, NS, Canada
KINLEY performs her song "Microphone" on the ECMA Awards Show in Halifax, NS.

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Alan Dowling
5:00 PM Gary Sappier Blues Band - Saint John, NB Saint John, NB, Canada
Actual time TBA

Friday, June 22, 2018
Alan Dowling
8:30 PM Gary Sappier Band - Edmundston Blues Fest Edmundston, NB, Canada
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM Groove Company - Summerside Lobster Carnival Summerside, PE, Canada
7-9 with Groove Company.