Lennie Gallant grew up in the Acadian fishing village of Rustico Prince Edward Island. He has released fourteen albums (11 in English and 3 in French) of original songs which have won him awards and nominations from the JUNOs, Les Prix Éloizes and The East Coast Music Awards. His double CD of the 22 songs from his multimedia love letter to PEI, Searching For Abegweit, ran for 180 shows and toured Eastern Canada to sold out performances and will have a limited run again this summer. His song Peter’s Dream was recently inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Lennie is an international touring artist, who has performed all over North America, in Europe, for the troops in Afghanistan, at the Olympics and with symphony orchestras. His songs have been covered by numerous artists, and one of his albums even went up to the international space station and circled the planet 248 times. Lennie’s most recent English recording, Time Travel, won a Canadian Folk Music award and was voted a top ten Album of The Year by a panel of industry personnel. In addition to his English career, Lennie is also one half of the new Francophone duo Sirène et Matelot along with Patricia Richard. They are currently working on their second album and have been receiving much attention on French Radio and festivals. Lennie Gallant was made a member of The Order of Canada for his contribution to Canadian cultural landscape.