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So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?

“LongYard …………….We play gritty rockin blues and roots.”

Bearing the terrible clichéd nature of this question, what do you reckon people will say you sound like?

“Unique – we sound like LongYard.”

What do you love about making music?

“When each musician / member brings their own personal stamp and talent.”

What do you hate about the music industry?

“Karaoke, techno groooves, quasi-synth rhythms, and pseudo songs of soulless slush.”


If you could travel back in time and show one of your musical heroes your stuff, who would it be and why?

“Tony Joe White, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jim Morrison.”


What can a punter expect from your live show?

“Amazing Music which should be drip fed to all people from birth.”


What’ve you got to sell CD-wise?

In Short Supply CD which comes with a designer LongYard cap and T-shirt.”


When’s the gig and with who?

“Dancing Dog Theatre/cafe (classic blues and roots at 42 Albert Street, Footscray) June 3 from 8pm. The Big Bunnings Warehouse (braced and bolstered blues arvo) Box Hill on June 5 from 1pm. The Prague (electric blues session ) on June 26 from 4pm.”


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