Eddy Smith and The 507

Support from Rebecca Riedtmann

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Last Show: Sunday 9 th September 2018

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Best of British: Critic's Choice Award winners, Eddy Smith & The 507 are a London-based country, soul & blues band, whose lead vocalist has been compared to the likes of Joe Cocker, Don Henley and Ray Lamontagne, recently seen supporting The Milk at a sold out Islington Assembly Hall and have recently finished performing at SXSW in the US. They will be releasing their debut album later this year with veteran producer Stacy Parrish (Robert Plant, Randy Newman, T-Bone Burnett).

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"The finest meshes of Soulful Blues and melodic Pop you will hear this year" - The Blues Mag

"Fun, Soulful grooves that won't fail to put a smile on your face" - Gig Soup

Eddy Smith & The 507 kicked off 2018 with their debut US tour, from Denver CO to Austin TX, where they played during the SXSW music festival.

The 5-piece recently played at a sold out Islington Assembly Hall supporting The Milk.

​The London-based Country Soul & Blues band, whose lead vocalist has been compared to the likes of Joe Cocker, Don Henley and Ray Lamontagne, will be releasing their debut album later this year after a successful Crowd-Funding campaign. The record is being produced by industry veteran, Stacy Parrish who has worked with some of the biggest names in music, including Robert Plant, Alison Krauss, Randy Newman, and has a Grammy award for his work on the Krauss / Plant Collaboration album, Raising Sand.

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"The Soul in Eddy's voice is where I want Music to be at." - Huey Morgan,Fun Loving Criminals, BBC 6 Music.

​Eddy Smith & The 507's debut album is scheduled for release in the Summer of 2018, ahead of their European tour.

"Fun, Soulful grooves that won't fail to put a smile on your face" - Gig Soup

​"The Soul in Eddy's voice is where I want Music to be at." - Huey Morgan,Fun Loving Criminals, BBC 6 Music.

www.eddysmithmusic.com

Rebecca Riedtmann writes and plays enchanting Americana and soulful blues. She has been steadily establishing her unique place on the UK Americana scene over the last few years with live performances at the Isle of Wight Festival, Black Deer Festival and venues such as the Bedford, the Brunswick and The Sound Lounge, as well as appearing on BBC1.  Journalist-broadcaster Paul Sexton featured her among his ‘artists to look out for in 2018’ and describes her upcoming debut album Not All Who Wander Have Lost Their Way as 'a captivating and atmospheric slice of UK Americana'.

Eddy Smith (lead singer/keys)

Ricky O'Donnell (guitar)

Will Franden (bass)

Josh Davies (drums)