Longford Live + Local – Bands Night

Longford Live + Local promises to bring all the top talent of Longford to the stage in Backstage Theatre on Friday 10th February. The brainchild of Paul Gurney from Real World Studios, himself a talented musician, it’s an evening guaranteed to deliver an exceptional evening of live music. Admission is just 15 euro.

Brave Giant

brave giantA 5-piece from North Longford, Brave Giant have garnered a solid reputation nationwide in the last 12 months. With extensive music experience between them, they joined forces in 2015 forming Brave Giant. Releasing their debut EP Lordy Lordy in early 2016, the band’s fame spread to becoming one of Ireland’s hottest young bands. With a number of singles, viral video releases and sell out shows, it’s certain this band is destined for big things. Brave Giant is Podge Gill, Emmett Collum, David Kilbride, Mark Prunty and Ross McNerney.


reprisalA trio from Longford, who play hard-hitting, energetic rock. With Aidan Gray on bass and vocals, Jonathan Reilly on guitar and vocals and Matthew Pyper on drums, Reprisal are cementing their sound in the Irish alternative scene. They’ve gigged alongside The Blizzards and The Academic in Mullingar, in Dublin’s infamous Fibber Magee’s and as part of a Phil Lynott tribute concert in The Grand Social, Dublin. Their set at Electric Picnic received rave reviews as they continue to generate attention for their great energy and solid live performance.

Dissension Rising

dissension risingA 5-piece hard rock band with members hailing from Longford and Kildare. Longford Drummer Kian Johnston joined the band alongside singer Danni Carroll, guitarist Keith Garrett, rhythm guitarist Rob Higgins and bassist Val Entas. With 2 American tours under their belt and their music popular in Ireland, Europe, Australia, Canada, UK and USA, they have secured a global fan- base. With awards for their live performance and sound, their set promises to be energetic. They are currently preparing material for their album, following their acclaimed EP Retribution.

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