Under The Apple Tree Presents

Eddy Smith & The 507

with Jack Francis

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Last Show: Tuesday 12 th July 2022

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Captivating audiences with his unique, husky voice and tasteful piano accompaniment, Eddy Smith has been making his mark on the UK’s growing Americana scene. Widely recognised as one of the major male vocalists on the Blues circuit, his soulful melodies and infectious song-writing has drawn comparisons to the likes of Joe Cocker, JJ Grey and Marcus King to name a few.

“A heady blend of Soul, Blues and Rock and Eddy Smith has a voice that suits it perfectly.”

Blues Matters

Backed by his long-time friends, they form the multinational five-piece, Eddy Smith & The 507. Their music, engulfed by rich vocal harmonies and gospel-like organ is reminiscent of a sound from way before their time. With an irresistible blend of various Americana styles, such as Blues, Folk, Country and Rock, the quintet take a leaf from the books of Nathaniel Rateliff, The Rolling Stones, Eagles and countless other pioneers of their Genres

After appearing on some of the UK's most prestigious stages, including The Isle of Wight Festival, London's The 100 Club and The Troubadour, the band have gained recognition as 'ones to watch' on the UK Roots sceneWith both national and international radio play, their songs can be heard over the airwaves across the globe.

Jack Francis

Jack Francis is one of the exciting new breed of Singer/Songwriters emerging from the UK. The heartfelt songs on his debut album are rooted in the finest musical traditions of America, while staying true to his own British and Irish heritage. 

His music has been championed by the likes of Janice Long, Tom Robinson, Ricky Ross, Iain Anderson and Eve Blair across the BBC.

“This whole album should be declared an area of outstanding natural beauty.” - Louder Than War”

“Amazing voice and brilliant songwriting talent” - BBC Introducing

Eddy Smith & The 507

Jack Francis