Alan Finan is a singer/songwriter who hails from the north west of Ireland. Mixing intricate guitar melodies with experienced lyrics, he has crafted a cultured sound. Influences include Nick Mulvey, Ben Howard and Jeff Buckley.
Growing up in Ballyshannon, a town famous for its musical heritage , he passed threw stages of musical influence from playing traditional Irish music on the fiddle to ghost blues on electric guitar inspired by the late Rory Gallagher.
Alan uses many different tunings to write his music, by doing this it helps him convey the individual mood of each song and also challenges him to be the versatile artist he strives to be.