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Alan Doyle

Infinity Norfolk

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Sat, April 21, 2018
Norfolk, CT
Show at 8 PM

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Price: $29 - $44

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GENRE

Folk / Rock
Alan Doyle

General onsale Fri 9/29/17 at 10am

Click on the video… go ahead. Alan Doyle is one busy man!! When he’s not touring with Oscar-Winning actor Russell Crowe, singer-songwriter Alan Doyle is bringing his upbeat music, and high-energy performance all over the world. You do not want to miss this Canadian folk-rocker as he takes our Norfolk stage by storm!

 

ALAN DOYLE ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR IN SUPPORT OF THIRD SOLO ALBUM, A WEEK AT THE WAREHOUSE

A Week at The Warehouse Available Everywhere October 13
 
Iconic Newfoundland singer-songwriter, best-selling author, actor and recent recipient of the Order of Canada, Alan Doyle today announces that he will embark on a 45+ date North American tour in 2018 to support his third solo album, A Week At The Warehouse. The album drops October 13, 2017 via Universal Music.
 
A Week At the Warehouse was recorded live off the floor with Doyle’s band and legendary producer Bob Rock at the helm. The album is chock-a-block with country-tinged, radio-ready tunes that carry Doyle’s signature blend of traditional and modern flavours. Rock’s own band, Payola$, is celebrated with a cover of “Forever Light Will Shine” – which includes a guest vocal from none other than Paul Hyde. The album’s first single, the call to the campfire salvo “Summer Summer Night” was released in June of this year, with a second to follow.

 

Doyle was the lead singer of iconic Canadian band Great Big Sea, known for fusing traditional Newfoundland music with their own pop sensibilities. Their 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. His third solo album continues to cement Doyle’s reputation as one of our country’s most treasured musicians and storytellers. In Doyle’s words, “I always want people to have the greatest night of their life when the house lights go down.”

 

Alan Doyle

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Artist Bio

Even as a young child in the small Newfoundland fishing village of Petty Harbour, Alan Doyle was holding up a sign that said “Look at Me”.

Petty Harbour is a small fishing village, located deep amidst the rugged shoreline of Canada’s most isolated province. Known worldwide for its stunning beauty and unique dialect, Newfoundland is a place that holds tight to its traditional culture. When Doyle was a boy, his home village was small and close-knit, with only one small winding road connecting it to the world. The Atlantic Ocean was their front yard and play-ground.

Even then, Doyle yearned to make his place in the world. Although he was inclined to be the leader in anything he did, there was no place for a singer or guitar player in the school band, so he learned drums, all the better to make the maximum impact. Like many Canadian boys, hockey was his other passion, and only the vital and dangerous role of the goalie appealed to him. It was also in Petty Harbour where he had his first brush with Hollywood, when during his childhood the small town surprisingly became the set for two infamous “whale” movies, the Jaws’ knock-off Orca, and the made-for-TV A Whale For The Killing.

Just a teenager when he left home and moved to Newfoundland’s capitol, St. John’s, Doyle pursued a BA in English and religion at Memorial University and honed his musical skills as a solo artist in dozens of pub matinees. It was in the city’s infamous dockside music pubs that he developed the thick skin and iron larynx needed to go with his natural talent. In 1993, he joined forces with fellow musicians Sean McCann and Bob Hallett, and together they started Great Big Sea. Now 17 years later, they’re still fusing Newfoundland traditional music with their own pop sensibilities.

In his spare time, Doyle is much in demand as a producer, arranger and general musical catalyst, having produced albums for actor Russell Crowe and JUNO Award winners The Irish Descendants, among others, and furnished soundtracks for the movie Young Triffie’s Been Made Away With, the television series Hatching, Matching & Dispatching, a best-selling Nintendo DS video game and an episode of Law and Order: Criminal Intent. Doyle’s voice has been introduced to many new ears during the past TV season, as Great Big Sea’s song “Oh Yeah” has served as the theme to the CBC’s hit detective drama The Republic of Doyle. In 2012, Alan joined his friend Russell Crowe onscreen, utilizing his acting skills in the role of troubador and archer Allan A’Dayle in the new Universal blockbuster Robin Hood.

Doyle still lives in downtown St. John’s with his wife and son.


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