Gareth Dunlop began his music career at age 14 by trying to play his Fathers old Yamaha guitar. After a few basic chords were established it quickly became an addiction to play and learn more and more about music.
Music performance for Gareth started in pubs and clubs but quickly moved to Auditoriums and Festivals around europe. Playing before and in some cases along side artists such as Jeff Beck, Imelda May, Snow Patrol, Paul Carrack, Jools Holland, Angus & Julia Stone, Nanci Griffith and the Grammy Nominated Steeldrivers.
As part of the Belfast Nashville Singer Songwriter’s Festival 2011, Gareth received the Katherine Brick – Songwriter of the Year Award.
Since signing a joint venture Publishing deal (with Morraine & Nettwerk One Music) Gareth’s music has appeared on numerous hit tv shows such as One Tree Hill, Private Practice and Cougar Town, to name a few.
After spending many months back and forth from the states, working with 6 time Grammy Award Winning Producer -Brent Maher, Gareth’s debut album is due for release mid 2011.
Image By Anthony Scarlati