WELCOME

Long Time Coming are Ireland's most sought after wedding and corporate event band. A five piece that boasts some of the best musicians in the country and a frontman rivalled by few (but don't take our word for it, see us perform live at our personalised showcases or any of our public appearances).

A highly energetic, fun and entertaining performance is offered for every show, LTC believe that a band are only as good as their last performance, and cater for all age groups and events with a wide and varied choice of music genres, from waltzes to rock, from 60's to modern hits, from rock to pop, from Irish - American and all party classics in-between. LTC consult with brides and grooms, and event planners to discuss set list options and have 20 years experience in the music industry, so know how to read a crowd and judge what best to play.

Long time coming provide a professional, hassle free service, and can provide packages which include, ceremony music,  pre-dinner entertainment and disco for after the band.

LTC use the best and most reliable equipment for an event and have stage settings to suit any venue big or small, the set-up team are skilled and efficient setting up, so no delays in getting the band to start a bride and grooms 1st dance or opening song for a party/event.

 

"A highly energetic, fun and entertaining performance"

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Don't Stop Believingby Long Time Coming
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Sex on Fireby Long Time Coming
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La Bambaby Long Time Coming
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Say You Won't Let Goby Long Time Coming
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Just Can't Get Enoughby Long Time Coming
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Twist & Shoutby Long Time Coming
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Wake Me Upby Long Time Coming
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Good Morning Beautifulby Long Time Coming

MEET THE BAND

 

 

Alan (Lead Singer)

The band's founder and lead singer has been entertaining brides and grooms throughout the country for over 15 years as part of two of Irelands most popular award winning wedding bands, has supported Westlife in the odyssey (now SSE Arena), the point (now 3 arena) and in Millstreet, and sang on numerous TV shows including The Late Late Show, Ireland am, the den, Coulter and company to name but a few. Alan also performed as a backing vocalist on the Eurovision stage in Turkey in 2014 as part of the pop group 'final 4' which featured on the weekly TV show 'You're a Star'.

Carmel (Keyboards / Synths and Vocals)

Carmel has been playing the piano from the early age of 8, she has performed at many functions/events. She prides herself in creating excellent sounds for keyboard parts of songs and is also a trained soprano vocalist.

 

 

Darragh  (Guitar)

The youngest member of the band has been playing the guitar from the early age of 8, he's had great success on the Dublin club scene with college bands and has filled in with a series of cover and function bands. A very accomplished player who enjoys nothing more than to put in a high energy performance for every show. Darragh is also a well sought after session player for numerous recording studios throughout the Leinster area. His cv and reputation continue to grow and grow.

Patrick (Drums and Vocals)

Patrick has been playing drums since he was 14 years old and has many years of experience performing at events in a wide variety of styles from Pop and Funk to Jazz to Classical. As well as playing drums he has studied music formally for ten years and works as a composer, pianist, arranger and choral conductor.

 

David (Bass and Vocals)

David has been playing bass for 20 years and is a qualified sound engineer. He has vast experience with many different bands playing in clubs, pubs, weddings and functions throughout his gigging lifetime, the highlight being a session musician on tour with Tom Jones for a 3 month tour in the UK.

SAMPLE SONG LIST

First dance options

Ed Sheeran – Thinking out loud

James Arther – Say you won't let go

Kodaline – The one

Ellie Goulding – How long will I love you

Jack Johnson – Better together

Tom Baxter – Better

Michael Buble – Everything

U2 – All I want is you

Take That – Rule the world

Take That – Greatest day

Jason Myrz – I won't give up

Jason Myrz – I’m yours

Picture this – Take my hand

Modern hits

Bruno Mars – 24k magic

Bruno mars – Uptown funk

Lmfao – Party rock anthem

Walk the moon – Shut up and dance

Avicii – Wake me up

Olly Murs – Dance with me tonight

Justin Timberlake – Can't stop the feeling

Westlife – When you're looking like that

Mumford and sons – Little lion man

The Lumineers – Ho Hey

Mark Mc Cabe – Maniac 2000

Five – Get on up

Pharrell Williams - Happy

 

Party Classics

The proclaimers – 500 miles

Kenny loggins – Footloose

Los Lobas – La bamba

The Beatles – Twist and Shout

Black Eyed Peas – I gotta feeling

Paul Simons – Call me al

Depeche Mode – Just can’t get enough

Queen – Crazy Little thing called love

Tom Jones – Its not unusual

Phil Collins – You can’t hurry love

Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the dark

George Harrison – I got my mind set on you

Abba – Does your momma Know

Greased Lightning

Blues brothers - Everybody

Indie/Rock

The Killers - Mr Brightside

The killers – All these things that I have done

The killers – Human

Kings of Leon – Sex on fire

ACDC – Highway to hell

ACDC – Thunderstuck

ACDC – You shook me all night long

Queen – Don’t stop me now

Journey – Don’t stop believing

Dropkick Murphys – Shipping off to Boston

 

Irish/Country/Jive/Quick-Step

Mundy – Galway girl

Nathan Carter – Wagon wheel

Declan Nerny – Stop the world

Derek Ryan – Hold onto your hat

Goats don’t shave – Hills of Donegal

Robert Mizzell – Say you love me

Joe Dolan – Good looking woman

Dire Straits – Walk of life

Johnny Cash – Ring of Fire

Johnny Cash – Folsom prison blues

Eric Clapton - Lay down sally

Rock n' Roll Medley

Rock around the clock

Blue suede shoes

Shake rattle and roll

Jailhouse rock

Sing-a-longs

Don Mcclean - American pie

Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline

Take That – Never forget

Garth Brooks – Friends in low places

Oasis – Don’t look back in anger

The Monkees – Daydream Believer

Girls Night Out

Tina Turner – The Best

Tina Turner – Proud mary

Katrina and the waves – Walking on sunshine

Lulu – Shout

Dolly Parton – 9 to 5

Rihanna – We found love

Sia – Cheap Thrills

60s Medley

Roy Orbison – Pretty women

The Four Tops – Sugar pie honey bunch

Martha Reeves and The Dandellas – Dancing in the street

Staus Quo – Rocking all over the world

Tony Christie – Amarillo

Rolling Stones – Satisfaction

Billy Idol – Mony Mony

Waltz

Dean Martin - That's amoure

Tom Jones - Delilah

The Fureys - Red rose cafe

The Dubliners - Black velvet band

The Dubliners - Wild rover

Peter Sarstedt - Where do you go to my lovely

(We will play an average of 2/3 waltzes at a wedding if a bride and groom prefer to have more or none at all, just let us know, same goes for any genre, it's your big day, not ours)

"Great mix of classic and modern songs that kept the dance floor full"

TESTIMONIALS

We are married over 6 years now and we still have some of our wedding guests come up to us and say that our wedding was one of the best they have ever been too because the dance floor was full the whole night. It was my one wish that everyone was well entertained on my wedding day and I knew as soon as I heard Alan and his band that they would not disappoint. I can’t recommend them enough and thank them for making our wedding day a happy and memorable one.
Laura & Ronan Crown plaza, Dundalk 

We had Alan Foran performing at our wedding in Cabra Castle in October 2016 and we were really happy with the way the whole day turned out. Alan was fantastic from start to finish. From the moment he started and right through to the last song the dance floor was full and the crowd were shouting for more. Myself and Nicola requested a song for our first dance that he had never performed before and by god he pulled it off as if he wrote the song himself. We would like to say a big thank you to Alan as with your performance you made our day that bit more special. We wish you the all the very best in your new venture.

Mark & Nicola Brown Cabra Castle, October 2016
It’s one thing to have the pleasure of hearing a talented band at a wedding. It’s another thing entirely when that band delivers such a show-stopping performance at our Charity Mock wedding (Cancer Research Ireland) that guests ask for the band’s upcoming schedule so they can catch another show. With a great mix of classic and modern songs, you appealed to everyone and kept the dance floor full. Such incredible talent displayed. Beyond just the music, we received many astounded remarks about your ability to play such a lengthy set and still close with the same if not more energy than you opened with. Your performance was definitely one of the highlights of my mock wedding. Thank you also to the fantastic DJ you provided, he was also great!! Thank you and we all certainly look forward to seeing you perform again. Sound man, Alan
Aidan & Sinead Shevlin Nuremore Hotel, March 2016