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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 an artist for Sabian, Vic Firth and Anthology Gear Wear.


Upcoming Gigs

Saturday, March 23, 2019
Alan Dowling
2:30 PM Got Blues Matinee - The Factory Downtown Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Pumped to be a guest artist with the Got Blues Band.

Friday, March 29, 2019
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM 4th Annual Alan Dowling Drum Clinic - Long & McQuade Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Free clinic from 7-9pm at Long & McQuade Charlottetown (2nd floor). All musicians and all levels welcome! Swag and door prizes from my sponsor companies including Sabian, Vic Firth, Anthology Gear Wear, Blundstone and Holland College.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM Winterjazz with Ian Sherwood - The Pourhouse Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Friday, May 3, 2019
Alan Dowling
5:15 PM Grahame Rhodes Quintet - ECMA Jazz Showcase @ Fishbones Charlottetown, PE, Canada
30-minute Jazz Showcase for the ECMA Jazz Award nominees.

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM Ian Toms Trio - Island Literary Awards Charlottetown, PE, Canada
The annual Island Literary Awards at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel.