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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. Photo credit: Darrell Theriault.


Upcoming Gigs

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM CANCELLED: The Collective Trio - Baba's Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Island Jazz at Baba's presents The Collective Trio: Ian Toms, Deryl Gallant and Alan Dowling.

Friday, February 18, 2022
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM Nolan Compton - Trailside Music Hall Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Emerging Country artist Nolan Compton with backup band: Roland Beaulieu, Remi Arsenault and Alan Dowling.

Saturday, April 9, 2022
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM Cory Gallant & The Red Dirt Posse - Trailside Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM Island Jazz Night - Baba's Charlottetown, PE, Canada