Keyboardist John Sanchez-Lloyd has, over the years, played in numerous bands including Tui Award winners The Coalrangers. Although his first love is blues, he has been involved in many musical projects and has backed a variety of performers including rockabilly artist Rosie Flores, blues singer Ruby Wilson and country artist Lynne Anderson. His session work has seen him contribute to recordings by many NZ artists including The Eastern, Graham Wardrop, Tiny Lies and The Gypsy Pickers.
Guitarist Phil Doublet is a multi-award-winning musician and is no stranger to the music scene. As a multi-instrumentalist and working from his home base in Christchurch, he is sought after as a session player for recording projects in Europe, U.S.A, Australia and New Zealand. Phil is a staunch advocate for original music and has produced five albums which have received accolades, including finalist for NZ Best Country Album of the Year 2017.
12 Bar is the place for quality blues and brews. We host live music every Friday and Saturday and you can grab some dinner from the Beat Kitchen foodtruck.