Based in southern Louisiana, Lingus comes from a list of influences in many genres, including jazz, funk, rock, blues, and hometown cultures of their native state, such as cajun, and zydeco. Lingus have been a southern touring act since the mid nineties. Very well accepted in any setting , Lingus has a well honed stage show with rave responses anywhere they go. This band is on their way to becoming THE band to book, bringing their Louisiana roots across the U.S. and abroad.With a sizeable grass roots following, keeping close ties with their fans, and an ever-evolving professional style, Lingus will continue to be a well respected band.
Ross Granger is the guitarist and founding member of the band. A guitarist for over 15 years, his influences range from various American Heritage genres (such as Cajun, zydeco, and Blues) on up through funk and rock. He creates sophisticated, melodic solos while representing the many different styles lingus has to offer. Ross has toured with Cajun, Zydeco, jam band, and rock acts. He has also played an integral role in this band since the beginning, working tirelessly over the years to make lingus a success. Brian Moore has been playing bass and singing for lingus for over half of the bandís existence. Growing up in a musical family, Brian has been exposed to many genres of music and has played music all of his life. He plays a variety of instruments, including drums, which is apparent in his solid rhythmical bass playing. He has toured with rock acts, jam band acts, and a country act, and his experience is quite apparent in his performances. Over the years, his talent and dedication have led him to become a key factor in the success of lingus.Doug Gay, drummer, joined the band in 2001, and has fully become a part of the lingus family. Doug has been playing professionally for 8 years and holds a degree in Music Education. Dougís influences are also quite eclectic. He has toured with national rap acts, rock acts, jam band acts, and a New Orleans style brass band act, and still plays weekly with a jazz , and reggae groups when lingus isnít too busy.