Lennie Gallant has released twelve albums of original songs which have won him a host of awards and nominations from the JUNOs, Les Prix Eloizes, and The East Coast Music Awards, including 2017 ECMA Entertainer of the Year. His double CD of the 22 songs from his multimedia hit production, Searching For Abegweit, which ran for 140 shows, also won him 2017 ECMA Folk Recording of the Year.
He was named Canadian Folk Artist of The Year for 2016 and his song Peter’s Dream was voted one of the Top Ten East Coast Songs of All Time.
A recipient of the Order of Canada, Lennie is an international touring artist, who has performed all over the continent, in Europe, for the troops in Afghanistan, and at the Olympics. His songs have been covered by numerous artists including Jimmy Buffett, The Rankins, and Measha Bruggergosman and have appeared in feature films and TV shows.
One of his albums even went up to the international space station with Canadian Astronaut Julie Payette (now the Governor General) for the crew to enjoy.
He is releasing his long awaited new studio album,Time Travel, this summer (August 31, 2018) and it features guest appearances by Jenn Grant, Rose Cousins, Mary Jane Lamond, The Atlantic String Machine and The Fretless.