"You’d certainly be hard pressed to find a Canadian musician with a sweeter disposition. He never seems to take any of his success for granted and is very likeable as a result." —Toronto Sun
"A generous serving of traditional East Coast [Canada] tunes and rock-infused favourites, paired with plenty of heartfelt stories and good humour" —Monday Magazine
Celebrated Newfoundland singer-songwriter Alan Doyle is also a best-selling author, actor, and appointee to the Order of Canada. Doyle was the lead singer of the iconic Canadian band Great Big Sea, known for fusing traditional Newfoundland music with its own pop sensibilities. The group’s nine albums, double-disc hits retrospective, and two DVD releases have all been declared Gold or Platinum and have sold a combined 1.2 million copies in Canada.
Opening for Alan Doyle is Chris Trapper. With his soulful, honeyed tenor, sly humor, and an uncanny knack for melody, Trapper has traveled the world over, performing to a dedicated and ever-growing fan base with nothing but his guitar and his songs.