Long Way Home is a bluegrass and American-roots based music duo, Owen Schinkel (The Sliding Dutchman) and Kylie Kay Anderson. The two met while living in Johnson City, Tennessee, although Kylie comes originally from Utah and Owen is from The Netherlands. Long Way Home’s repertoire ranges from traditional bluegrass to original folk songs, always delivered with unique energy and feeling.
Owen Schinkel - The Sliding Dutchman
Owen Schinkel – “The Sliding Dutchman” is originally from Drenthe, The Netherlands. Soon after first encountering traditional bluegrass music in 2013, Owen picked up the Dobro and hasn’t put it down since. At the beginning of 2017 Owen left the Netherlands to study in the Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies Program at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. While in Tennessee, Owen gained an impressive education in bluegrass and country music, and was mentored by some of the finest musicians in the business. In addition to the Dobro, Owen is a knowledgeable guitar player, and has become a skilled sound engineer. More information on Owen can be found on his personal website.
Kylie Kay Anderson
Kylie Kay Anderson is originally from Utah, USA. She began playing the guitar at a very young age and was first introduced to bluegrass mandolin in 2008. Through her teenage years, Kylie studied mandolin with one of the best bluegrass teachers in the Western United States and stayed busy writing music and performing with her youth bluegrass band. As part of her studies in the music therapy program at Utah State University, Kylie gained valuable education in music theory, aural skills, and studied various guitar styles. Eventually, Kylie’s passion for bluegrass mandolin led her to the Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee State University. Kylie has gained a lot of performing and songwriting experience throughout the past several years. More information on Kylie can be found on her personal website.
Email: info @ longwayhome.ie
Phone: (087) 701 1854
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