Welcome to Richard Lanahan. com. Richard Lanahan is a folk rock and country style guitar player working on Long Island, NY. He was born in New York City and is not from Texas or Carolina. In 2010 Richard began to write and perform his own songs and has regularly worked as a sideman with other Long Island singer-songwriters and song stylists since 2004. Richard released his first solo record titled 'Dreamers' Witness' in 2015. This record contains 13 self-penned and self produced compositions. In 2016 Richard and multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Katie Pearlman began performing together as a duo. They feature artsy folk rock, some timeless hippie country as well as their own material.  Check out the shows page for all upcoming events.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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Previous events


Singer-songwriter Round Table hosted by Richard Lanahan and Joseph Perricone

kj farrells, Petitt Ave, Bellmore NY

Featuring Roger Street Friedman and Delaney Hafener followed by an open mic of self penned tunes


Singer-songwriter Round Table hosted by Richard Lanahan and Katie Pearlman featuring Kerry Kearney and Victoria Faiella

kj farrells, Petitt Ave, Bellmore NY

Nashville style songwriter roundtable featured artists Roger Street Friedman and Victoria Faiella. Katie will also be releasing her brand new single Winding Road at this event.

Joe Vicino's Annual Toy Drive

The Warehouse, Broadway, Amityville NY

Many of long Island's popular musicians contributing all day and evening,,,Just bring an unwrapped toy to join the festivities. Toys will be distributed to needy children for Christmas. Rich performing with Jim Truetlein, Debbie Novack, John Bertsche, and Michael Leuci.