Eddy Smith and the 507

Eddy Smith and the 507

Eddy Smith and the 507

Country Blues Band

Eddy Smith and the 507 are a five-piece band from London, UK, that play a blend of soul, blues, and Americana music. They released their debut album, Right Up 'til Now, in 2023, which received positive reviews from critics and fans alike. The album, produced by multi-instrumentalist and mixing engineer James Le Huray, features 10 original songs that showcase the band's diverse influences and styles. The band consists of Eddy Smith (vocals, guitar), Josh Davies (guitar), Will Franden (bass), Ashley Webb (drums), and Ricky O'Donnell (keys). They have performed at various festivals and venues across the UK, Europe, and the US, showcasing their authentic and rooted sound. Some of their popular songs include "Love Sick", "The Good Times", and "The Ballad of Bobby Grey", from their latest album Right Up 'til Now

Right Up 'til Now

Eddy Smith is widely recognised as one of the major male vocalists on the country and blues circuit, with a unique, husky voice and tasteful piano accompaniment. His soulful melodies and infectious song-writing have drawn comparisons to the likes of Joe Cocker, JJ Grey and Marcus King to name a few. He has been captivating audiences with his music since he was a teenager, when he started playing in pubs and clubs around his hometown of Enfield. He met his bandmates through various jam sessions and gigs, and they formed a strong musical bond over their shared love of Americana. Together, they have developed the sort of authenticity in their sound that should take a band years to achieve.

Eddy Smith and the 507 are influenced by artists such as Ray Charles, Otis Redding, and The Band . They also draw inspiration from contemporary acts such as Nathaniel Rateliff, The Rolling Stones, Eagles and countless other pioneers of their genres. 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 their musical heroes and add their own twist to it. They are not afraid to experiment with different sounds and moods, from upbeat and funky to mellow and melancholic. Their songs are full of emotion and storytelling, reflecting their personal experiences and observations of life.

Eddy Smith and the 507 are one of the most exciting and promising bands on the UK roots scene. They have gained recognition as 'ones to watch' by various media outlets and platforms, such as Holler , Pulse Music Magazine, and BBC Radio. They have also received support from fans and fellow musicians, who have praised their live performances and songwriting skills. They are currently working on their second album, which is expected to be released in 2024. They are also planning to tour more extensively, both nationally and internationally, to share their music with a wider audience. Eddy Smith and the 507 are a band that you don't want to miss out on, as they are sure to deliver a memorable and soulful musical experience.

Upcoming Events
July 2024
/ Country Music Festival
Rockin' The Country 2024
Sovereign Quarter Horses, Cambridgeshire
The Fenland-based country music festival is back for its second year of wild west family fun! Rockin’ the Country is the UK’s only country music festival to bring country music together with western riding and…
Sat, 06 Jul,  09:00 AM - 11:00 PM
September 2024
Peggy's Skylight, Nottingham
Join us for an unforgettable night of soulful melodies and toe-tapping rhythms as Eddy Smith & The 507 hit the road with their 'Right Up ‘til Now’ Tour! Celebrating their latest album release, this tour…
Fri, 13 Sep,  07:00 PM - 10:30 PM
FortyFive Vinyl Cafe, York
Join us for an unforgettable night of soulful melodies and toe-tapping rhythms as Eddy Smith & The 507 hit the road with their 'Right Up ‘til Now’ Tour! Celebrating their latest album release, this tour…
Sat, 14 Sep,  07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Hare And Hounds Birmingham
Join us for an unforgettable night of soulful melodies and toe-tapping rhythms as Eddy Smith & The 507 hit the road with their 'Right Up ‘til Now’ Tour! Celebrating their latest album release, this tour…
Wed, 18 Sep,  07:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Castle Hotel, Manchester
Join us for an unforgettable night of soulful melodies and toe-tapping rhythms as Eddy Smith & The 507 hit the road with their 'Right Up ‘til Now’ Tour! Celebrating their latest album release, this tour…
Thu, 19 Sep,  07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Castle Hotel, Manchester
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…
Thu, 19 Sep,  07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
The Stables, Milton Keynes
Join us for an unforgettable night of soulful melodies and toe-tapping rhythms as Eddy Smith & The 507 hit the road with their 'Right Up ‘til Now’ Tour! Celebrating their latest album release, this tour…
Fri, 27 Sep,  08:45 PM - 11:00 PM
October 2024
Phoenix, Exeter
Join us for an unforgettable night of soulful melodies and toe-tapping rhythms as Eddy Smith & The 507 hit the road with their 'Right Up ‘til Now’ Tour! Celebrating their latest album release, this tour…
Tue, 01 Oct,  08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Jazz Cafe, London
Join us for an unforgettable night of soulful melodies and toe-tapping rhythms as Eddy Smith & The 507 hit the road with their 'Right Up ‘til Now’ Tour! Celebrating their latest album release, this tour…
Thu, 03 Oct,  07:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Jazz Cafe, London
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…
Thu, 03 Oct,  07:30 PM - 10:30 PM