Over 30 artists have recorded his songs, including Jimmy Buffett, who invited Gallant to perform it on stage with him. His songs have also appeared in feature films, television series, and in numerous theatrical productions. He has toured internationally, playing festivals and concerts accompanied by roots rock bands, and in acoustic settings. He has shared the stage with such accomplished songwriters as Lucinda Williams, Roger Hodgson (Supertramp), Patti Griffin, and Ron Sexsmith and has represented Canada at songwriter events in Nashville, London, and Texas. He performed 6 shows at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, including a performance at BC Place during the medal ceremonies.
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. His album, “If We Had A Fire”, released in 2009, won the 2010 “Roots Recording of the Year” at the East Coast Music Awards and he was just nominated for three 2010 Canadian Folk Music Awards - English Songwriter of the year, French Songwriter of the year and Contemporary Album of the year. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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