Linda Long is a talented singer and musician who has been performing since she was a teen. Linda is an awesome solo act influenced by the music of strong female vocalists such as Janice Joplin, Tracey Chapman and Natalie Merchant.
Linda credits her parents as the most positive and powerful influences in her life. Her parents have supported and encouraged her to be the best she can possibly be.
She currently resides in New Smyrna Beach and performs in both Volusia and Flagler Counties and does more than her share of benefit concerts. In addition to her solo performances, Linda also has an acoustic duo project called “String Shine” with Sam Seas from “Bent”. Together they perform more classic rock and folk, incorporating mandolin, banjo, harmonica and keys.
Linda also performs in the Linda Long and Friends Band, which plays out around once a month. She stays busy hosting a jam at Peanut's in NSB for the past almost three years. It is an all pro jam and is a ton of fun, with many seasoned players, her co-host is Alan Elam.