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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

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.

Friday, May 24, 2019
Alan Dowling
5:00 PM Alan Dowling Trio - Private Function Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Trio music for a private function. Actual time TBA.

Sunday, June 9, 2019
Alan Dowling
3:00 PM PEI Pops Concert - St. Paul's Church Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Spring concert featuring the PEI Pops Orchestra! St. Paul's Church at 3PM.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM Ian Toms Quartet - Private Function Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Private function from 7:00-8:30PM.