Seaford Hotel launches a new ‘Friday Live’ format in September and kicks off with local legends Lee Harding and the boys from Bedrock.  The driving force behind some of the biggest party nights in Frankston and the Peninsula in an era when hard rockin’ cover bands dominated local stages, the mighty Bedrock boys are back in town and ready to rock the Seaford band room on Friday September 7 with plenty more familiar faves headed our way each week.

Lee Harding launched into his musical career after being eliminated from the third season of Australian Idol, and has never looked back. His debut single “Wasabi” was a smash hit and debuted at number one on the Australian Music Charts, managing to remain in the Australian Singles Top 50 for twenty-two consecutive weeks and finishing as the eighth highest single in the End of Year – Aria Singles Charts for 2006

Before Australian Idol, Lee hit the pubs and clubs as a loyal fan,  hot on the tail of favourite band, a covers band named Bedrock.  Bedrock were a rockin “party band”  with a huge repertoire of top 40 hits from the 60s to present day, ranging from Centerfold and Jessie’s Girl to hard hitting hits by Lee’s heroes Good Charlotte and Green Day.  His dreams came true when Bedrock shuffled their lineup and were auditioning for a new lead singer. Even though the Bedrock boys didn’t know who he was, or if he could even sing, Lee was dragged up on stage for a rendition of Blink 182’s “Dammit”.  On the spot, Bedrock adopted Lee as their new lead singer and the rest was history. “I’d been going to see them since I was 16. I saw them every single week so I knew every song when I joined Bedrock” said Lee (way back then).

More than a decade later Lee Harding still remains one of Australia’s leading entertainers out front of his beloved band Bedrock. Performing regularly in many of Melbourne’s largest entertainment venues including Crown, Lamby’s in Geelong and the Manhattan, Bedrock has also been behind some of the most iconic party nights locally at venues like Flanagan’s, Somie and The Bay.

Friday September 7 Lee Harding and Bedrock kickstart the new ‘Friday Live’ format at Seaford Hotel from 8.30pm with no cover charge.  Get ready to rock… it’s gonna be a cracker!  For more info visit www.theseaford.com.au

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