27th July – The Musician – Leicester
The Second Sons travelled down to Leicester to play a cool venue called, The Musician. Awesome place, cool vibe and some people traveled MILES to see us! It was great to recognise some audience members from our gigs with Greta Van Fleet and The Struts too.
26th July – The Troubadour
Never have I played such a sweaty. hot gig. The Second Sons kicked off the new residency with a bang. Wow.
25th July – The Dublin Castle – Camden
The weather was hot and so was the band, Lyra headlined the night. The Dublin Castle was busy and the RnB/Neo-Soul vibes vibe with the audience. All in all, a good night out.
21st July – Boondocks Festival
Country festivals are my new favourite gig…just wow! Emily Faye and the band started the Saturday off with a bang, we got the festival goers out and up from their tents and gave them a show to remember. Next gig I play with Em is on the 18th August, we’re supporting Feeder.
20th July – The Islington – Angel
What a joy it was to perform a quiet intimate set with Bella McKendree at The Islington. It was a busy night and the band was on form. We performed the tracks on Bella’s new, (just being finalised) album!
9th July – The Half Moon Putney
The United Kingdom put on a great show, the new tunes went down a treat and it’s always an absolute pleasure playing in such a legendary venue.
30th June – Cargo
Lyra aced Cargo in Shoreditch. It’s certainly an interesting venue. Prior to Cargo, we also played Fulham’s North End Road market
30th June – Acklam Street Market
The United Kingdom rocked and rolled the crowd at Acklam Village Market, we played our new tunes and they went down a storm. See YOU at The Half Moon in Putney on 9th July.
23rd June – Buckle and Boots Festival
Country festivals are my new favourite thing! They are so high spirited and so exciting and fun to be at and part of! Emily Faye kicked off the Saturday with a bang!
19th and 20th June
TOUR LIFE is the best! Thanks to The Struts for taking The Second Sons on on the road with them for their 2 UK dates! Both shows were sold out, Koko was a dream come true for me, wow!
13th June – Boisdale Steak House
Emily Faye provided the best country music money can buy whilst munching on a very posh dinner…! We serenaded the audience and had HUGE round of applause at the end of every tune! Wow, nice venue too! Thanks to CountryLine TV for hosting the evening!
3rd June – The Fiddlers Elbow
The United Kingdom headlined the iconic music venue in the heart of Camden. Thanks to those who came, catch us at the next one! Check out my gigs page!
26th May – Hammersmith Street Market
I played the main stage at Hammersmith market! It was a beautiful day to send out my Chapman Stick vibes! What a day and thanks to those that bought my CD. I even signed a few, so special thanks to those who asked for autographs!
24th May – The Troubadour
Y’know the Second Sons always put on a good show and DAMN, that was a good one! Catch us on tour with The Struts in June for two UK dates!
19th May – Acklam Street Market
What a gig with The United Kingdom, we’re back at the village market on 30th June!
13th May – Bond Street
BOTA wowed the audience and kept them wanting more. What a show and what a night of great music!
5th May – The Cavern Free House
The Second Sons know how to put on a banging show and that’s exactly what we did! Just, WOW!
4th May – The Green Rooms Bar and Hotel
Our first gig as The Afternoon Project was damn good. I could certainly get used to playing dinner Jazz. Thanks for those that supported us and see you at the next one!
1st May – The Bedford, London
Part 2 of EF’s EP launch took place at The Bedford in Balham. The band sounded incredible and thanks to venue’s live-stream we were watched all over the world!
29th April – Northampton
Part 1 of Emily Faye’s EP launch was on a boat, called The Ark. It’s a very cool venue and we packed it out! The band sounded on point and it was a really great celebration of her release!
25th April – Hard Rock Cafe
It was the first time The Second Sons have played the Hard Rock Cafe and damn, what a venue and what a show!
20th April – The Troubadour
The Second Sons have no problem making the switch from rocking HUGE stages to tiny clubs. Thanks to everybody who turned up to the Troubadour, see you at the next one.
17th April – Salon Noir
Bella McKendree left the audience stunned, what a night! It’s a while since I’ve played an intimate show and now I’m hungry for more. I’ll let you know when the next one is!
The Second Sons supported Greta Van Fleet on an O2 Tour! Manchester 30th March, Birmingham 31st March, Glasgow 1st April and London 4th and 5th April.
7th March – The Monarch
The roof was blown off and the crowd blown away by The Second Sons. What a night! Thanks to those that came down!
16th February – Aloft Excel Hotel
What a night of country! Nice one Emily Faye for putting on a SUPER show!
2nd February – Camden Assembly
WOW, The Second Sons SMASHED the gig! Sold out, full crowd and the place was an absolute PARTY.
31st January – Reading – Face Bar
Emily Faye finished off my January gig spree on absolute skyscraper high! We had awesome sound, awesome gear and awesome audience! See YOU at the next one.
28th January – The Islington
Well done to The United Kingdom for delivering an EPIC show. What a great band! The rock and roll is strong with this band!
13th January – The Cavern
The Second Sons put on a WICKED show for The Cavern! Everybody in the audience LOVED us and they already want us back! WOW!
7th January 2018 – The Islington
The United Kingdom bring energy to the stage like no other band. They really know how to start a party! What a gig guys!
11th December – The Hospital Club
The Second Sons really blew the audience away London’s very own, Hospital Club. What a place, very swish! I could get used to the ‘private member’ lifestyle. We next play in the New Year, Jan 13th at the Cavern Free House, Wimbledon.
8th December – SURYA
The United Kingdom put on an epic show. SURYA is a small stage and I’m surprised we got all 8 band members on the stage! GREAT GIG GUYS!
19th November – Kingston – Christmas Market
I loved playing at the Christmas market in Kingston today! I’m already feeling 100% more festive. I can’t wait to play at more over the next few weeks!
17th November – Notting Hill Arts Club
Brendan Cleary’s single launch of, ‘Welcome To My World’ couldn’t have gone any better! What a night! We packed out Notting Hill Arts Club and made it a night to remember.
15th November – Angel, London
I had my first ever gig with The United Kingdom band and damn was it a great one?! We rocked The Old Queens Head up in Angel and what a show it was! Catch us again at Surya in Angel on the 8th December for an early Chirstmas party!!
6th November – The Half Moon – Putney
The 2nd part of the Emily Faye, little London tour landed at The Half Moon in Putney! What a night and what a crowd! Country harmonies sang on high and the whole band was really groovin’! We next play at The Sound Lounge in Tooting on the 14th November! I hope you can make it!
31st October – The Bedford – Balham
Emily Faye put on a spellbinding show at The Bedford! It was great to see the venue so busy too!! If you missed that one, catch us at The Half Moon, Putney for another show, 6th Nov!
26th October – St Martins Lane Hotel, Blind Spot Bar
Thanks to St Martins Lane Hotel for having us, The Second Sons really smashed the evening and the whole room was dancing. We shall see you again soon.
15th October – Ealing – Ealing Artisan
I LOVE playing at markets. The constant aroma of food and the perfect atmosphere always aces them super enjoyable to perform at. Thanks to Eat Me Drink Me LDN for having me and see you soon at the next one.
14th October – Kensington Roof Gardens
It’s always a joy performing with Emily Faye and the gang. We sounded awesome too so good job everybody and thanks to the Kensington Roof Gardens for having us!
8th October – Ealing – ‘We Love Cheese’ Festival
There was too much cheese to handle, it was left, right and centre! I had a great day playing my own music and it’s clear that the Ealing folk do LOVE their cheese!
5th October – Bella Mckendree – Student Central (ULU)
It’s been a long time since I played in a student bar! The gig was cool and the band certainly captured the whole audience!
27th September – The Star – Hackney Downs
Small, intimate gigs like this are on a whole other level! It was such a joy to play for Bella Mckendree, who’s showcasing her newly released EP, ‘Waiting’.
23rd September – North End Road Market – Fulham
Fulham’s Autumn Market was a HUGE success! I really enjoyed playing my original music and making contacts.
16th September – Gorjys Secrets Music Festival – Wales
What an amazing festival and such a joy to perform with Bella McKendree. Our time on the Courtyard Stage was cool and next year, we’ll be on the main stage.
9th September – Northampton Wedding
The first wedding with the Emily Faye band was a HUGE success!
6th September – The Fiddler’s Elbow, Camden
The first gig with The New Kid in Town went down a treat! It was a great crowd for Wednesday night also!
22nd August – Southampton – Sofar Sounds Session
Playing in Southampton with Bella McKendree was a first for me and this gig didn’t disappoint. We went down a treat and thanks to everybody who came to see us. Hopefully we will come back soon.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Friday 6th May 2016
Check out that set up for Brasserie Blanc! We performed to a bunch of very ROWDY Rugby players.
Saturday 16th April 2016
LOWLA’s Sofar Session went down a treat! Good job to everybody involved.
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
I had an epic day performing for Sport Relief 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
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!!
Thursday 11th February
Really great gig at Aloft London! Thanks to those who came along!
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.
Stickin’ it up at my university end of term showcase 2015!
This was a great gig with Oli Live!
I raised £266 busking in TX MAX for 2015’s Comic Relief
This was a great gig at PROUD Camden. Oli really lit the whole place up!