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The Lonesome Marys

Years Active 2012 - present

Genre Folk, Indie

Members Alex Blair-Jacobs - Vocals/guitar/bass/uke/harp/slide/ all round nice guy. Neil Ferguson - Vocals/guitar/bass/blue steel specialist. Matt Blair-Jacobs - Vocals/guitar/eggist/part time loose canon. Will Jacobs- Electric guitar/mandolin/slide/bass/harp/ pretty much anything that has strings. Jono Jacobs- Drums/percussion/awkward dancing.

Describe Your Sound

A folk/indie songwriting collective with influences such as Modest Mouse,
Okkervil River, The Mountain Goats, The National, Bright Eyes and Neutral
Milk Hotel.

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Formation

We are 4 cousins (2 pairs of brothers) and a mutual friend.

Influences

The Ghost Hotel, James Teague, Justin Walshe Folk Machine, Dave

Shared Bills With

Mt Mountain, Three Hands One Hoof, Silver Hills, Nodes, Yaqui Yeti, Sublight

Career Highlights

Recording our first single with Rob Grant at Poons Head

Current Activity

2 of our members are FIFO engineers, so we are all individually writing while they are on rotation. Will start playing shows again around christmas/new year

Shared Members With

Tuck,

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