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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, May 26, 2018
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM Collective Trio - Island Literary Awards Charlottetown, PE, Canada
House band for the awards show at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel.

Sunday, June 3, 2018
Alan Dowling
3:00 PM PEI Pops Concert - St. Paul's Church Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Alan Dowling
5:00 PM Gary Sappier Blues Band - Aboriginal Day 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
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM Brian Burke Tribute Night - The Haviland Club Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Actual time TBA