Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, Lennie Gallant has released nine albums (seven in English and two in French) which have won him a host of awards and nominations from both the JUNO Awards and East Coast Music Awards. His album, "When We Get There" was nominated for a JUNO Award and went into space aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour in July 2009. Canadian astronaut Julie Payette chose the album for the astronaut crew to enjoy. He performed six shows at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Performing with his full band at both indoor and outdoor venues from February 16 - 19. The show on Feb 18th at BC Place, during the Olympic Victory Ceremony, was televised internationally!
Over 30 artists have recorded his songs, including Jimmy Buffett, who invited Gallant to perform it onstage with him. His songs have also appeared in feature films, television series, and in numerous theatrical productions. As a performer, Gallant’s intense delivery reaches down to the very soul of his audience, moving effortlessly through stirring narratives, comic observations, and hard driving rhythms.
He has just released two new albums, one in English If We Had A Fire and one in French Le coeur hante´.