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20th August – Hereford – Sunrise Celebration Festival

I had a wonderful time performing with Bella McKendree at Sunrise Celebration Festival. Her ethereal music really enhanced the Hippie vibe there and we went down a treat!

12th August – Kettering – Charity Fundraiser – The Second Sons

10th August – The Blues Kitchen  – Camden – The Second Sons

Second gig of the week, The Blues Kitchen. Very busy for a Thursday night an wow, there was such a great vibe in the room.

7th August – The Groucho Club

The Second Sons put on one of the best gigs. Everybody in the club was jumping and shouting for more. What an atmosphere!

5th August – Switzerland – Antidote Festival

CHARLYN absolutely smashed this gig, what an awesome stage and crowd. Switzerland is always a joy to play.

21st July – Lost Rivers Brewery Launch

Well, The Second Sons launched Lost Rivers Brewery sky high, what a gig and what a crowd!

15th July – Dartford Music Festival

Charlyn played at the Dartford music festival and despite the rain, the crowd stayed. We played an awesome set! What a day that was!

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11th July – Memory Cafe – Barbican

Thanks to the Memory Cafe in Barbican, London. I had a lovely time, playing for you and demonstrating how cool the Chapman Stick is.

9th July – Ealing

Playing food markets is always fun. What more could you want, food, live music and sunny weather? I got all of those as well as some CD sales and very complimentary listeners!

29th June – Half Moon Putney 

The Second Sons rattled the Half Moon, what a night of raw energy and rock and roll.

24th June – Fete De La Musique – Switzerland 

It was great to be back in Switzerland with CHARLYN. The new tunes went down a treat! GREAT NEWS TOO, we made the crowdfunding amount to support and help create the new EP ‘Water’.

18th June – Northampton Music Festival

A weekend of banter and country music with great musicians. Emily Faye showed Northampton how country music is done.

5th June/15th June – The Half Moon 

It was nice to play The Half Moon again Putney! This time is was for an end of university degree exam and we were playing Brendan Cleary’s tunes! His new songs are awesome.

26th May – Melomania

The Second Sons played at Melomania for a Richer Sounds/Cambridge Audio industry showcase! What an absolute blast that was!

16th May – The Blues Kitchen

It’s always the way, The Seconds Sons smashed the set in Camden! Thanks to those who came, it was an awesome gig!

5th May – The Sound Lounge – Tooting

Emily Faye put on a cracker of a show, I have some video footage that I will post. Stay tuned on the events page for more of our gigs

30th April – Absolute Vintage – Shoreditch

I got a last minute gig in Absolute Vintage Clothing in Shoreditch. Thanks to the guys for having me, I really enjoyed playing for you customers whilst they shopped.

29th April – North End Road Market – Fulham

Well, North End Road was a blast. I had great fun showcasing the Chapman Stick. I even managed to draw quite a crowd.

23rd April – El Patron – Putney

I had a wonderful time, jamming out my tunes in El Patron in Putney with my Chapman Stick.

22nd April – Northampton Music Festival (NMFusion)

The banter was strong and I’ve never laughed so much. We did play a blinding show though! Well done Emily Faye!

18th April – Camden, The Monarch (Camden Rocks Festival)

As per usual, The Second Sons aced the show! Nice one folks!

9th April – Hoxton Underbelly

Brendan Cleary played a blinding show at Hoxton’s Underbelly. It was nice to gig with this lot after a bit of hiatus! We have more shows on the way and I can’t wait.

p.s. His new tunes are out of this world wonderful.

6th April – Half Moon Putney – Isle of Wight Festival #StandUpToCancer gig

It was a mad dash from Soho to Putney but we did it! The second gig of the day was a massive success for The Second Sons, wonderful turnout too. Can’t wait for the next one.

6th April – Soho – LEVI’s FASHION SHOW

Well what can I say? LEVI’s released their brand new season of clothes and The Second Sons put on a show for them in their store. Incredible experience and vibe and thanks to all that came down!

29th March – Instagram London – London Bridge

Well, The Second Sons nailed it! It was a super turnout and I tell you, I’ve never seen so many photographers. Thanks to those who came down to support us, we shall see you all very soon.

17th March – CARGO – Shoreditch

Thanks to JAR Music Live and CARGO club for hosting night and to everybody who turned up! Good show, see you at the next one.

10th March – The Crowndale – Camden

The Second Sons had a smashing gig! It was packed out and for out headline show, it was great to see so much support there!

4th March – Tooting Tram and Social 

Our gig at the Tooting Tram in Tooting, London when down a storm! What a night and what a crowd.

25th February 2017 – Camden Rocks 

Epic gig with CHARLYN at PROUD Camden. It’s so good to play with this band.

16th February – Gaz’s Rockin’ Blues – St. Moritz

The Second Sons played late and played hard. Thanks to the amazing crowd and we can’t wait to play again.

14th February – The Blues Kitchen – SOHO

The Second Sons smashed the gig! We had a great night and thanks to those that came down.

2nd February – UWL

BOTA Live had a great gig at the LCM Sessions! The crowd were great too.

21st January 2017 – 229 – Great Portland Street – London 

Charlyn smashed the gig at the 229 club in London. The sound was great and the venue was packed, just how it should be.

20th January 2017 – L’International 

The Second Sons rocked Paris and we will be back soon. One of the best gigs I’ve ever done!

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13th December 2016 – Nambucca

Charlyn’s gig at Nambucca was incredible. Catch us at the 229 Club on 21st Jan, 2017.

23rd November 2016 – The Dublin Castle

The Second Sons gig was out of this world. We rock ‘n’ rolled the Dublin Castle and what a fun night it was too. See you soon at the next one.

16th November 2016 – Back to Blues – Camden

Thanks to those that came a long to the gig, we had a great evening and country’d our socks off. See you at the next Emily Faye gig.

10th November – Natural History Museum

Emily Faye’s Natural History Museum gig was wonderfully christmassy! Plenty of mulled wine and a great evening of music.

28th October – The Alleycat

AMAZING gig at Alleycat in Denmark Street with The Second Sons! We rocked it, absolutely rocked it.

22nd October – The Garage

Played a terrific set lined with Brendan at The Garage. Thanks to those that came down.

12th October – Nambucca 

The Second Sons  put on an amazing show at Nambucca. What a super night! Can’t wait for the next gig on the 28th October at the Alleycat in Denmark Street.

September 21st  – Undersolo – London – Camden – Emily Faye

Emily Faye transformed the nightclub setting of Undersolo into a toe-tapping Nashville. Great show. Now we’re off to work on some brand new material.

September 16th – The Dublin Castle – London – Camden – The Second Sons

Well The Second Sons put on a superb show at The Dublin Castle over in Camden. Thanks to all who came down to watch. We had a great time on stage and we have some very exciting times ahead. See you next time. Stay tuned.

September 8th – Seabright Arms  – London – EMILY FAYE

Thanks to everybody that came down to support us. The gig was super fun and it was a pleasure playing alongside some brill players. There was so much country, I felt like I was in Nashville.

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September 4th 2016 – Gibraltar Music Festival – THE SECOND SONS

I can’t believe I performed at the Gibraltar Music Festival. I performed with ‘The Second Sons’ and it was to be incredible. Playing on the main stage was so much fun. The rock and roll life style is something I can certainly get used to.

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August 26th – 28th 2016 – La Braderie Festival Switzerland

Performing with Charlyn at the ‘La Braderie Festival’ was unbelievable. Big stage and hot weather and a spectacular audience. What more could you want?

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1st August 2016

I performed with CHARLYN for the first time in London at the Nambucca Club in North London. It was a really fab night and we sold copies of our EP.

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30th July 2016

Performing alongside the incredible talent that is Brendan Cleary, at The Borderline at Tottenham Court Road. Keep an eye out for his next gigs. He’s got loads of new material hidden away, ready for you.

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15th and 16th July 2016

Well, performing at the Montreux Jazz Festival was incredible. We sold some EP’s and played in front of some fantastic scenery! We played to a lot of people and it was great great fun!

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July 8th 2016

I had a great gig at The Borderline in Tottenham Court Road with Emily Faye and the band! There were lots of industry people there and they were very interested in us! Well done guys!

I had a great gig at The Borderline in Tottenham Court Road with Emily Faye and the band! There were lots of industry people there and they were very interested in us! Well done guys!

July 3rd 2016 – Ampthill Festival 

I performed at Ampthill Festival in Bedfordshire with Emily Faye. We opened the show for the ‘amazing’ Dick and Dom! It was great, sunny and thanks to everybody that came down.

June 21st, 24th, 26th and 1st July 2016 – Switzerland 

Charlyn released her EP over in Switzerland during June. The tour was incredible and the video footage is beautiful. It will be uploaded when it’s been finished. 

Friday 17th June 2016 – O2 Forum Kentish Town 

I had the true joy of performing with Charlyn, as well as The Strangers at the O2 Forum in Kentish town for the BIMM London Graduation Showcase. It was an amazing experience and performing on a stage like that was unbelievable.

Wednesday 15th June 2016 – Putney – The Half Moon – 8pm

Charlyn launched her EP on this very night in London. It was amazing. Trust me. 

Sunday 11th June 2016 – BIMM

I performed with the legendary Ronnie Spector from ‘The Ronettes’ for a BIMM masterclass. Myself and the band performed the classic, ‘Be My Baby’ and it was incredible. She’s still got IT!

Friday 10th June  2016 – Putney – The Half Moon

Grant Nimmo and his band ROCKED at The Half Moon In Putney. We played a mixture of Joe Satriani covers and originals influenced by him and it was epic.

Thursday 9th June 2016 – Putney – The Half Moon – 1pm

Marta Moretto was blasting out some sweet pop soul vibes at The Half Moon. Thanks to everybody that came and watched.

Wednesday 8th June 2016 – Putney – The Half Moon – 16:20pm

Charlyn’s  live set at The Half Moon in Putney was a wonderful night of indie synth pop. It was amazing to play music from our upcoming EP release.

I also performed a neo soul set with Jack Baldwin! I got groovy on the fretless and the vibes were with us all! Well done guys!!

Tuesday 7th June 2016 

Charlyn’s gig went down a storm at The Half Moon in Putney! Thanks to everybody that turned up!

Tuesday 31st May 2016

Bota’s final performance at The Half Moon in Putney was epic, nice one guys!

Monday 30th May 2016

Emily Faye’s gig at the Bedford was really great, it was also streamed live on the internet! Well done everybody, you sounded so great!

Friday 27th May 2016

I played a cracking set with Bota and her band at the Bag O’ Nails members only club in Piccadilly Circus. The party didn’t end until 3 but it was a good night.

Thursday 26th May 2016 

Here’s the setlist from Emily Faye’s gig at Zigfrid Von Underbelly in Hoxton. The Chain went down a storm as usual.

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Friday 13th May 2016

Brendan’s EP launch was incredible, it was very busy and it was a joy playing his original material! It all went down a treat! Nice one lads!  

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I’ll be playing joining Brendan Cleary for his EP showcase at the Spice of Life Cafe in Soho. He’s got some great songs! This will be an epic night! 

 

Saturday 7th May 2016 

Nice little setup for BOTA at the Borderline! We sounded so great guys, well done! See you at the next one. 

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Friday 6th May 2016 

Check out that set up for Brasserie Blanc! We performed to a bunch of very ROWDY Rugby players. 

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Saturday 16th April 2016

LOWLA’s Sofar Session went down a treat! Good job to everybody involved. 

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Monday 4th May 2016

Oli played like a dream and astounded the crowd at The Bedford!

Well done to everybody else who performed too. 




Friday 25th March 2016

BOTA really moved the audience at The Water Rats on Friday! Great gig, great crowd

Waterrats BOTA

 

I had an epic day performing for Sport Relief 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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Saturday 27th February 2016

Emily Faye tapped those toes at her single release party! Keep an eye for her single which drops on the 18th March 2016 on all platforms!!

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Thursday 11th February 

Really great gig at Aloft London! Thanks to those who came along!

See you next time! 

Tuesday 19th January 2016

I was asked to perform and play bass alongside the great Oli Rockberger for a specialist BIMM London masterclass. Oli has worked with John Mayer and Gloria Gaynor, plus others and it was a real joy to perform with him.

His new album comes out this year and I encourage you to get it because the songs on there are seriously kickin’!

It was a superb opportunity, one to remember. A good example of how session-ing really works.

Thanks Oli!

Stickin’ it up at my university end of term showcase 2015! IMG_8427

 

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This was a great gig with Oli Live!oli

I raised £266 busking in TX MAX for 2015’s Comic Relief

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This was a great gig at PROUD Camden. Oli really lit the whole place up!

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