Sounds Like: Faces, Stones,
Bio: The Large Number 12s are a Melbourne Australia band. They have been playing live for many years now, they pride themselves on being "real" they prefer to do a show on the floor with the punters than elevated on a stage. The Largers are a rock band but like all great bands they play many styles o... See Full BioMore Info
“We give good gig!” Bands who find their way into your heart possess unique charm & character, a resonance that speaks of solidarity and a sense of fun. Inexhaustible music enthusiasts, enamoured with their own instrument, tirelessly exploring its sonic & rhythmic possibilities. These bands care convincingly for their audience and have a sense of humanity intact, creative, imaginative and yet grounded. When their music starts, your toes tap, your foot stomps, your head nods, your finger tips rap on table tops, you start singing words you’ve never even heard before and you start smiling, even through tears. In order to properly launch the debut EP of Fiona Lee Maynard & Her Holy Men, three such bands have been assembled to play at the wonderful Flying Saucer Club on Friday 14th June. Jack Howard’s Long Lost Brothers (on stage 8:40) Fiona Lee Maynard & Her Holy Men (on stage 9:40) Large Number 12’s (on stage 10:45) "Fresh from touring the country with Rodriguez and The Break, Jack Howard is back in town with his mighty Long Lost Brothers. Featuring Ed Bates, Mark Ferrie, Nick Del Rey and Cal McAlpine with Jack on vocals and trumpet, this is one helluva band. Jack Howard was recently described as "one of the great quiet achievers of Australian music". Come and see why at the Flying Saucer Club on Friday June 14th. Jack and the Brothers start at 8.40, followed by the fantastic Fiona Lee Maynard & Her Holy Men and The Large Number 12s." Whilst Fiona Lee Maynard (Bass & Vocals), James Lomas (guitar & vocals) & Billy Pommer Jnr (drums & vocals), may be Veterans of the recording studio in many other incarnations, this is their virgin voyage as Fiona Lee Maynard & Her Holy Men and the pedigree is producing astonishing recorded results as well earning a reputation as a “must see” live act! Together we welcome the debut recording from Fiona Lee Maynard & Her Holy Men. Large Number 12s are a “love you long time” Melbourne band, who give their all, delivering solid, heartfelt, passionate gigs to make sure there will be a connection to the punters who stand before them. The Largers’ soaring harmonies, catchy pop infectious melodies, insightful honest lyrics and a crunching, driving rhythm section all contribute to a sonic and dance orientated spectacle that leaves people wanting more. The chance to play alongside the new and exciting Fiona Lee Maynard & Her Holy Men and the legendary Jack Howard at the Flying Saucer Club is both exciting and a hugely anticipated event for a band that loves “a show”. Large Number 12s are about to enter the recording studio to start a third CD. Previous albums will be available on the night, along with releases from Jack Howard & of course the brand spanking new; Fiona Lee Maynard & Her Holy Men debut EP The Largers, relish the chance to top the night off with a blistering dance crazed set that will leave every-one with sore legs the following day. Book early and be part of a Friday night to be remembered! Flying Saucer Club on Friday 14th June.
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