Sean Riley & The Slowriders
|Sean Riley & The Slowriders|
Sean Riley & the Slowriders.
|Genres||Rock, Folk, Blues|
|Labels||Valentim de Carvalho|
Sean Riley & The Slowriders is a Portuguese band from Coimbra with a sound close to music of americana roots such as folk, rock and blues. The band is slated to represent Portugal at the 2010 Eurosonic Festival.
Afonso Rodrigues, the front-man, started out by writing songs on his own under the alter-ego Sean Riley. While DJing at Rádio Universidade de Coimbra he met other radio hosts, Bruno Simões (ex-Tu Metes Nojo) and Filipe Costa who joined in. Filipe Rocha was the fourth musician to complete the band.
- Farewell (CD, 2007)
- Moving On (Vinyl, 2007)
- Only Time Will Tell (CD, 2009)
- It's Been A Long Night (CD, 2011)
- Afonso Rodrigues (voice, guitar, harmonica, organ),
- Filipe Costa (organ, piano, guitar, bass, drums, harmonica),
- Bruno Simões (bass, guitar, melodica),
- Filipe Rocha (drums, upright bass, glockenspiel)
- "First acts Eurosonic Noorderslag announced". 11 October 2010.
- Palco Principal: Sean Riley & The Slowriders interview (in Portuguese) Accessed 24 October 2010