His music crosses into the folk rock and country music genres, while celebrating the musical heritage of his home province. He has been
presented with many awards for his performances and songwriting.
Lennie Gallant began at an early age by playing guitar, harmonica and mandolin in local bands. Gallant has released twelve albums
(10 in English and 2 in French) of original songs which have won him a host of awards and nominations from the JUNOs, Les Prix Eloizes, and 18 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 an ECMA. 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.