Dean Byrne

    18.02.2016

Biography

Dean Byrne is a musician based in Dublin, Ireland. Having started drumming at age 14, Dean quickly dedicated his time to studying various styles and genres of drumming, completing the Trinity and Guildhall Grade Exams in 2008 and later moving to University College Dublin to study music further, graduating with a B.A in 2013.

Having played with numerous notable bands on the Dublin music scene, it was in 2011 that Dean became a founding member and drummer of Irish indie band Leaders of Men. The band quickly gained a dedicated following and have gone on to play at festivals such Electric Picnic, Indiependance, Longitude, and Reading & Leeds, sold-out shows in Ireland and the U.K, and have also been featured on prominent T.V shows on RTE, TV3, TG4 and RTL. In between shows they have found the time to record with producers Cameron Blackwood, Ciaran Bradshaw, Gethin Pearson and Dan Austin.

Alongside playing with Leaders of Men, Dean has been a fixture on the Dublin music scene in numerous cover bands, blues groups, trios and orchestras. Dean is also currently head drum tutor at Kill School of Music, Co. Kildare.

Band(s)

Leaders Of Men