Anthony Drennan

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Drennan performing with Mike + the Mechanics in 2013.

Anthony Drennan is an Irish guitarist noted for his involvement with The Corrs, Genesis and Mike + the Mechanics among others.

Drennan is from a musical family and was born in Luton, England: he and his family moved to Ireland while he was at a young age. He grew up in County Dublin and attended Kilmacud National School.

Drennan was chosen as the touring second guitarist/bassist for Genesis on their 1998 Calling All Stations tour (replacing long-time live band member Daryl Stuermer), and subsequently became a touring lead guitarist for The Corrs from 1999 onwards. In 2010 he was hired as a member of the revived Mike + The Mechanics. He has also played with Clannad, Paul Brady, Moving Hearts, Davy Spillane, the Liffey Light Orchestra,[1] The Ronnie Drew Band[2] and other well-known Irish bands and performers.


  1. ^ Clayton-Lea, Tony (23 December 2011). "Liffey Light Orchestra". Irish Times. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Stewart, Ken (9 September 1995). "Ireland – Artist Watch". Billboard. p. 82. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 

"Anthony Drennan appearances". AllMusic. Retrieved 9 December 2010.