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Alan Dowling
Alan Dowling is a drummer, music educator and conductor. He's performed or recorded with Gordie MacKeeman, Irish Mythen, Dennis Ellsworth, Meaghan Blanchard, Measha Bruggergosman, The Jive Kings, Doug Riley, and many others.
Alan is the Head of the Music Performance program at the Holland College School of Performing Arts in Charlottetown, PEI. He is an active performer 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 three 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 a proud endorser of Sabian cymbals and Vic Firth sticks. He loves giving drum clinics and is a member of SOCAN, CFM Local 571 and Music PEI.


Upcoming Gigs

Monday, May 1, 2017
Alan Dowling
5:00 PM Music Monday: Great George Street Brass Band @ Trinity Church Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Alan Dowling
7:30 PM The Collective - May Run Festival @ Florence Simmons Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Musical Worlds Collide: Vishten, The Atlantic String Machine (ASM), The Collective, collaboration between ASM & The Collective Trio.

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM Winterjazz - The Collective with Andrew Waite @ The Pourhouse Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Alan Dowling
2:00 PM Great George Street Brass Band - Montague Waterfront Montague, PE, Canada
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM Island Jazz @ Baba's - Alan Dowling Trio feat. Dennis Ellsworth Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Dennis Ellsworth on vocals, Ian Toms on guitar, Chris Martell on bass and Alan Dowling on drums. Tunes from Frank Sinatra, Hoagy Carmichael and others.