The Longtails

Live Act Folk Acoustic Pop
The Longtails - Folk Acoustic Pop Live Act in dublin 9

The Longtails Short Info

Formed in May 2014, The Longtails are Paul Loughran (guitar/vocals/loops), Alessandro Giusti (tenor banjo/electric guitar/Mandolin/keys), Hiro (bass/saw/vocals) Kate Dineen (Vox/percussion/guitar) and Sean Saad (percussion). Part Irish, Italian, Brazilian and Japanese they play original folk songs with pop sensibilities. Their music places lots of emphasis on melody and engaging lyrics. In a live setting they empower their music with energy & passion.

Combining influences from Folk, Rock, Blues, Pop, Traditional and Country genres, the band have created their own distinct sound.

In their short life span they have immersed themselves in the live music scene having played, among others venues, Whelan’s, The Cobblestone, Bewleys Café Theatre, The Harbour Bar in Bray, Boyles in Slane, Sin É, Mooney's of Wexford and Sweeney’s.

The band have released their first EP 'Lindsay Road' (Nov’14), recorded by Marion McEvoy in Panchord Studios. It is available to stream/purchase from www.thelongtails.bandcamp.com
The band has recently been shortlisted to showcase at the Live at the Hub programme as part of Temple Bar TradFest 2015.

Formed in May 2014, The Longtails are Paul Loughran (guitar/vocals/loops), Alessandro Giusti (tenor banjo/electric guitar/Mandolin/keys), Hiro (bass/saw/vocals) Kate Dineen (Vox/percussion/guitar) and Sean Saad (percussion). Part Irish, Italian, Brazilian and Japanese they play original folk songs with pop sensibilities. Their music places lots of emphasis on melody and engaging lyrics. In a live setting they empower their music with energy & passion.

Combining influences from Folk, Rock, Blues, Pop, Traditional and Country genres, the band have created their own distinct sound.

In their short life span they have immersed themselves in...

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Past Gigs The Longtails

  • 01 | 2015 dublin Temple Bar Trad Festival
  • 12 | 2014 Dublin The Plateau Sessions
  • 11 | 2014 Bray The Harbour Bar
  • 11 | 2014 Dublin Live in Whelans
  • 09 | 2014 Dublin The Beerhouse
  • 07 | 2014 Slane Live in Boyles
  • 07 | 2014 Dingle Live at McCarthys
  • 05 | 2014 Dublin Live in Whelans
  • 05 | 2014 Dublin Live in Sin E
  • 05 | 2014 Dublin Live in Sweeneys
  • 05 | 2014 Dublin Chancery Lane Theatre
  • 03 | 2014 Dublin Live in Cobblestone
  • 02 | 2014 Wicklow Live in Harbour Bar
  • 12 | 2013 Dublin Live in Cobblestone
  • 11 | 2013 Dublin Live in bewleys Cafe Thteatre

Discography The Longtails

  • 2014 Lindsay road EP | No label

Media

  • Video Dream n18 - The Longtails ...
  • Sound Sound Of The Rail

Origin

  • dublin 9 IE

Founded

  • 2014

Members

  • Paul Loughran Lead Vocals/Guitar
  • Alessandro Giusti Banjo/Mandolin/Guitar/Keys
  • Sean Saad Percussion
  • Hiro Bass
  • Kate Dineen Vocals/Percussion