Long Way Home is a bluegrass and roots music duo currently based in Co. Cork, Ireland. While drawing from experience in bluegrass and American-roots music, their diverse repertoire ranges from traditional bluegrass favorites to original folk songs based on real-life experiences as international explorers. Long Way Home has been heavily influenced by duos like; John Prine and Iris DeMent, Mandolin Orange, Skaggs and Rice, and the Chatham Rabbits.

Owen Schinkel (The Netherlands) and Kylie Kay Anderson (Utah, USA) met in Johnson City, Tennessee while studying in the Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee State University. Through their experiences, they both gained a deep interest in the international bluegrass music scene. After completing their studies, Owen and Kylie decided to relocate to Co. Cork, Ireland to learn, experience bluegrass music abroad, and to become inspired by new music genres. 
The Long Way Home duo is the result of their inspiration and experiences.

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