A live music showdown between the soaring solos and tight synths of the 80s (The Big Strong Men) and the great and gaudy of the 90s (You Oughta Know). Two rounds of each decade to determine who is top dog. Wear your dance pants.
The Big Strong Men descend upon Chicago with talons outstretched. Free show with Cousin Dud and Mawrcrest. Download The Big Strong Men's debut 7-song E.P. "Don't Go Too Far" for free: www.bigstrongmen.bandcamp.com
The Big Strong Men
Label: Yes Please Records
Manager: Brett Newski, Yes Please Media
Bio: The Big Strong Men from Minneapolis are Philly Williams (keyboards, lead vocals), Ben Greenwald (guitar, lead vocals), Joe Silberschmidt (drums, background vocals) and Jon Camp (bass). Ben and Philly grew up together. They write the songs. Their writing styles are different but related. Their sto...See Full Bio
Nearly done recording our 2-song 7", new sounds en route!
"The first E.P. release, Don’t Go Too Far from the Minneapolis band The Big Strong Men is a small collection of genre destroying, bad mood crushing, real American music. This is the sound of a band having fun and doing it through really well written and perfectly performed roots rock music."