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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, Doug Riley, Irish Mythen, The Charlottetown Festival, Measha Bruggergosman, The Jive Kings, Dennis Ellsworth, Meaghan Blanchard 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

Saturday, May 21, 2022
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM Nolan Compton - EP Release @ Tracadie Community Center Tracadie, PE, Canada
Nolan Compton release show for his first EP!

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM Ch'town Jazz Ensemble - Col. Gray High Charlottetown, PE, Canada
The 18-piece Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble with a guest appearance by the Col. Gray Jazz Band.

Saturday, June 11, 2022
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM Cory Gallant & the Red Dirt Posse - Trailside Charlottetown, PE, Canada
PEI Country artist Cory Gallant and the Red Dirt Posse.

Saturday, June 18, 2022
Alan Dowling
7:30 PM Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble - Florence Simmons Performance Hall Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Friday, June 24, 2022
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM Nolan Compton @ Trailside Music Hall Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Nolan Compton and his full band at The Trailside Music Hall.