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25/01/06 - The Band are featured in a new book that has just been published called The Art of Gigging...the essential guide by Mark Singleton they have a full page dedicated to them under 'bands to keep an eye on' 

Available from Here

 

25/01/06 - Hello and Happy New Year and thanks to everyone who supported us in 2005!! Next gig we have confirmed for 2006 has been added to the gigs page but keep checking back as we have some others in the pipeline! 

29/11/05 - Last gig of the year for The Second Floor added to the gigs list so get yerselves down! 

26/10/05 - Photos of the In The City weekend gigs at Dry Bar and The Castle have been put up on the band photos page so check em out. 

24/10/05 - Another New gig date has been added to the gigs page it's at the Buffalo Bar, London check Gigs page for further details. Also cheers to everyone who texted in for us on Sun night, we didn't win so it must of been a fix!! 

20/10/05 - New gig date for nxt fri added to the gigs page. Other band on the bill is The Children. 

17/10/05 - Calling all Fans of The Second Floor! - The band will be on Clint Boon's Radio Rescue this sun 23rd oct between 7pm and 9pm you can listen on 96.2fm The Revolution or online at www.therevolutiononline.co.uk. where Clint will be playing tunes off our latest demo for a chance to play The Heywood gig on the 27th of Oct with Puressence, The Children, Bingo Jesus. All you have to do is listen to the show and txt in the name 'The second Floor' between 7 and 9pm this sun! 

13/10/05 - The Second Floor were interviewed and played their demo on BBC GMR 95.1 Michelle After Midnight the other week, And this Sun between 7pm and 11pm listen to Clint Boon on 96.2fm The Revolution or online at www.therevolutiononline.co.uk. where Clint will be playing tunes off our latest demo and there will be a txt vote or something. Few gigs in the pipeline aswell so keep checking gigs for details.  

13/10/05 - Reviews of The Second Floors latest demo have been added to the reviews section.  

18/09/05 - Big thanks to everyone who came down to The Second Floor's gig at the Water Rats in London on Fri night. Good stuff! The band are playing this sunday (25th) at the Night & Day Oldham st Manchester doors open at 7pm and the band is on stage at 7.30 sharp so make sure you get down there early. Also don't forget you can listen to The Second Floor now by clicking on the music link where they have Mp3s of Tremolo Heart, Night Vision, Dangerous Analysis and Cats and Taxis. 

18/09/05 - The Second Floor have a couple gigs lined up for In The City - Sat 1st Oct at Dry bar on stage 8pm and sun 2nd Oct the Castle Oldham st 50 yards up the road from Dry bar at 6.45pm full details on the gigs page. 

06/09/05 - A Flyer for cheaper entrance to the AC30 gig at the Water Rats in London on fri 16th sept can now be downloaded from the bottom of the gigs page aswell as a flyer for the next manchester gig at the Night & Day on Sept 25th. 

04/09/05 - We've sorted three new dates out, starting with a trip to london on friday 16th. Club Ac30 at the Water Rats Kings Cross will be the venue, the band due to play at 10pm. If you don't fancy the trip down to the big smoke, then we're back in manc on sunday 25th at Night & Day.  Take note folks that we'll be on at 8pm prompt!!!!! It's £7 on the door, or £5 if you download the ticket at the bottom of the gigs page. Other bands on that night will be Pure Reason Revolution, 10 Acre and Studio Monkeys. 

Also the second floor will be appearing at In The City, @ Dry Bar, on Saturday 1st October at 8pm.  For more info about this event click on the following links

http://inthecity.glasswerk.co.uk   http://www.vmanevents.co.uk

26/08/05 - Another review has been done on the Tremolo Heart demo, this time High Voltage have cast their opinon, giving it Demo of The Month!.  Click on the link below to see what they've gotta say......

http://www.highvoltage.org.uk/displaydemoreview.asp?num=789&band=149

25/08/05 - The Website has been updated and now features a Music section. Click on the link and you'll get to listen to our demo for free. If you like what you hear 'Tremolo Heart' is still available to buy @ Picadilly Records. We've also got some top gigs in the pipeline, so if you missed out at Big Hands keep on posting and as soon as they're confirmed, we'll let you know!!!

24/08/05 - Now its the turn of Terry Christian on bbc GMR, to give the demo a spin, playing Tremolo Heart.

15/08/05 - Steve Lamacq plays Tremolo Heart on Radio 1's 'Lamacq Live!'

12/08/05 - Night Vision is played for the first time on air. Clint Boon hosting his show on The Revolution 96.2fm says 'this'll blow the cobwebs out of your sweed!!!!'.

08/08/05 - Further to the release of the bands demo the following reviews are now available. Just click on the link!!

http://www.angryape.com/reviews/2005/08/the-second-floor-tremelo-heart

http://designermagazine.tripod.com/TheCardinalsLIVEREV3.html

http://www.manchestermusic.co.uk/  (you'll have to find us in Bands A-Z)

 

21/07/05 - the second floor's brand new Demo now available!!!  By far the best we've done to date.  Includes Night Vision, Tremolo Heart & Summer Girl.  If you want a copy, they are available in Piccadilly Records, 53 Oldham Street, Manchester, or you can order it online  http://www.piccadillyrecords.com/  

20/07/05 - The Band have been asked to support The Cardinals on Wednesday 10th August at Big Hands.  Its a great venue, it'll be a great night, so make sure you're there!!!

26/06/05 - GIG ON TUESDAY IS CANCELLED. Sorry folks, keep logging on for our up and coming gigs

22/06/05 - The Band will be playing next Tues 28th June.  Gig venue is above Zumbar, opposite the bbc on Oxford Road. Doors open around 8pm, Ã’â€sÃs£4 entry.

13/05/05 - A review of the bands last gig at the Electric Blues night featuring Sonic Boom can be found in the reviews section. Review written by CM of manchestermusic.co.uk. Next gig - Wired - Night & Day tue 24th May. For cheaper entrance to the gig on the 24th download and print off the flyer that is at the bottom of the gigs page and bring it with you on the night.

11/05/05 - Next gig for The Second Floor will be Wired at The Night & Day Oldham St Manchester on tue 24th May.

20/04/05 - Next gigs for The Second Floor will be at The Satellite Club in Chorlton on Wed 27th April 05 and Electric Blues on Sat 7th of May 05 @ Dry Bar with a special Dj set by Sonic Boom (Spacemen 3, Spectrum, E.A.R) tickets are Ã’â€sÃs£5 on the door contact electricblues@hotmail.co.uk.

07/03/05 - Next gigs for The Second Floor will be at The Griffin in Earlstown, Akoustik Anarkhy at the Picaddilly Gardens Hotel with Keith & special guests and The Polygon in Eccles check gigs for details.

22/02/05 - Unfortunately Saturdays gig in Eccles has been cancelled due to other bands pulling out. The gig is to be rescheduled...... so keep loging on to check for the confirmed date.

13/02/05 - Date confirmed to play on Sat 26th February, at No.8 The Polygon, in Eccles, check Gigs for further info.  The Band are also due to go into studio over the next few weeks, so new demo's will be available shortly.

14/1/05 - Next gig for The Second Floor will be at 93 Feet East in London check gig news for details. There's also a write-up of the band on the Glasswerk website - click here to view

5/1/05 - The Second Floor will be playing at The Royal Oak in Chorlton Manchester this Sat 8th. The band are also playing down in London at the end of Jan check gig news for details.

1/12/04 - New gig date added to the gig news! The Second Floor will be playing The great White Chocolate Debate @ Jabez Clegg Manchester on Dec 16th. go to gig news for more details.

2/11/04 - New gig date added to the gig news. The Second Floor will be playing Akoustik Anarkhy @ The Piccadilly Gardens Hotel Manchester on sat 20th Nov, doors open 8 til late, Ã’â€sÃs£4 on the door. Go to www.akoustikanarkhy.co.uk for more details.

24/10/04 - Two new demo reviews by www.manchestermusic.co.uk have been added to the reviews section.

21/10/04 - The Second Floor will be playing The Electric Circus #20 @ The Castle, 38 Union St, Oldham on Sat 30th Oct with The Beat Poet & The Suzukis doors open 9pm and it's Ã’â€sÃs£2 in and open til 2am.Look at www.theelectriccircus.net & manchestermusic.co.uk for details.

There are 2 demo reviews of The Second Floor @ www.manchestermusic.co.uk access the site then click on releases or go to bands A-Z and type in The Second Floor.

The Second Floor will be playing Club Fandango on Wed 24th of Nov at the Archway Tavern, 1 Archway Close, London, N19 3TX. band on stage @ 10.40pm. Check gig news for details.

12/10/04 - A review of The Second Floor's gigs at the Big Hands and ITC @Dry bar can be found at www.glasswerk.co.uk then click on the Manchester link.

30/9/04 - The Next gig for The Second Floor will be on the 18th Nov at The Star & Garter but the band are looking to play near the end of October so keep an eye on the gig news for details.

30/9/04 - The Second Floor played the ITC weekend and a review of their saturday gig at the Dry Bar can be found in the reviews section and online at manchestermusic.co.uk.

30/9/04 - The Second Floor played at the Big Hands on Sept 10th celebrating the launch of Nymphs of Bacchus band merchandise with Tricky Nixon, Loose Cannon and Nine Black Alps.

26/8/04 - A review of our latest demo by Dave R of www.angryape.com can be found in the reviews section and also at www.angryape.com.

25/8/04 - A review of The Second Floor's last gig at the Jabez Clegg can be found in the reviews section and at www.manchestermusic.co.uk
The next gigs for The Second Floor will be during the In The City event in Manchester. On Sat 18th sept at the Dry bar on stage 5.15pm and Sun 19th at The Late Room on stage 11pm.

18/8/04 - An interview with the band by Paul Cockerton can be found at www.manchesteronline.co.uk

16/8/04 - This Thursday 19th The Second Floor are playing The Great White Chocolate Debate @ Jabez Clegg with The Suzukis, Tramp Attack and Moco. The Second Floor are on stage at 9pm.

9/8/04 - Radio station BBC GMR 95.1 & 104.6FM will be playing a tune off our new demo on wednesday night the 11th Aug.The shows on between 7-10pm and our tune will be played between 9-10pm.

20/07/04 - A review of The Second Floor's latest demo by High Voltage's Richard Cheetham has been added to the reviews section and can also be found at www.highvoltage.org.uk - demo reviews.

18/07/04 - The full line up for next months Great White Chocolate Debate on Thursday 19th Aug is Tramp Attack, Moco, The Suzukis and The Second Floor. The Second Floor will be on stage at 9pm.

6/07/04 - The Next gig for The Second Floor will be The Great White Chocolate Debate on Thurday 19th Aug at the Jabez Clegg. Other bands confirmed so far are Tramp Attack.

4/06/04 - The Second Floor will be playing the Club Fandango night at The Night & Day on fri June 25th with McKinney, The Mule Boom and Nathan Burton and band. Ã’â€sÃs£3 with flyer doors open 8pm.

4/06/04 - 2 new reviews fron The Second Floor's last gig for The great white Chocolate debate at Jabez Clegg have been added to the reviews section.

15/04/04 - Following on from the Transit Tour The Second Floor will be supporting The Captains Of Industry Tour with Future Ex Wife and Blood Valley as part of tHE gREAT wHITE chOCOLATE dEBATE on thursday 20th May gig starts at 8pm Ã’â€sÃs£3 before 9.

15/04/04 - Next wed (21st) the Transit tour will be kickin off at The Slaughter House Liverpool followed by Late room Manchester on the 22nd band on stage at 10pm and The Grapes in Sheffield on the 25th.

04/04/04 - A review of The Second Floors latest demo by the aKouStiK AnaRKhY panel has been added to the reviews section along with some older reviews that have been sent in. The latest review can be found in issue 529 31-8th mar City Life magazine.

04/04/04 - The venue for the Liverpool Transit gig on wed 21st April has been changed to The Slaughter House.

04/03/04 - The Second Floor will be playing The Great White Chocolate Debate at Jabez Clegg on Thursday 20th May.

25/12/04 -The dates for the Transit mini tour have been confirmed check the gig news for details.

24/12/04 - The date for the next gig at the Liverpool Barfly has been changed from thursday the 11th to wednesday the 10th of March.

16/02/04 - A review of The Second Floors latest demo by Mark Hart MD of In The City has been added to the reviews section. The review can be found in the 11 feb - 19 feb 04 issue of City Life.Or at www.citylife.co.uk.

16/02/04 - A mini tour has been arranged for The Second Floor. It kicks off in April with two other bands on the same bill one from Sheffield and one from Liverpool the venues the bands will be playing at are The Late Room in Manchester, The Zanzibar in Liverpool and The Grapes in Sheffield dates, lineup and more info will be posted shortly.

16/02/04 - Another gig for the March period has been added Wednesday the 31st March at The Dry bar.

29/02/04 - The band have confirmed gigs for the febuary and March period and are looking to play London in the near future. Keep an eye on the gig news for details.

11/11/03 - The band have confirmed a gig for December, check Gig News for details.

03/11/03 - Thanks to all who showed up for the Life Cafe gig last month, the setlist was the same as for the most recent Dry Bar gig. The gig was reviewed by Cassia Baldock of the BBC, a copy of this review can be seen in the Reviews section and can also be found on the BBC Manchester website (along with a pic of the band) at www.bbc.co.uk/manchester/music/2003/10/22/second_floor_review.shtml . Thanks to Roy for informing me of the review, Cassia for a top review and to Crosby for emailing me a copy. No new future gigs to confirm yet, just the already confirmed Life Cafe date later this month.

08/10/03 - Site Update. A Reviews section has been added to the website. As with the Memorabilia section, if anyone finds any more reviews, please email them in, they will be greatly appreciated.

30/09/03 - After the successful Dry Bar gig earlier this month, the band were present at the prestigious In The Music event distributing CD copies of the tracks cut recently in the studio. Set list for the gig was: 1-The Car Ride, 2-Sound Escape, 3-Man Made Souls, 4-I Ain't Old, 5-The Full Recovery, 6- The Thing About The Dawn. Two more dates have been confirmed for the Life Cafe, check Gig News for details.

28/08/03 - Following the successful recent gigs at the Dry Bar and the Roadhouse, the band headed back into the studio last Thursday to lay down a couple of tracks to CD. These should be available at the September Dry Bar gig, check Gig News for details. The setlist for the July 9th Dry Bar gig was: 1-The Car Ride, 2-Sound Escape, 3-Man Made Souls, 4-The Thing About The Dawn, 5-The Undead Son. At the recent Roadhouse gig, the band reintroduced I Ain't Old into the setlist, one of the tracks they recorded last week. The full Roadhouse setlist was: 1- The Car Ride, 2-Sound Escape, 3-Man Made Souls, 4-I Ain't Old, 5-The Full Recovery, 6-The Thing About The Dawn. A flyer for this gig has been added to the Memorabilia section.

06/06/03 - Change to gig date and new gig. The Roadhouse date for the 11th July has been changed to the 1st August to avoid clashing with the MOVE festival. A gig for the 9th of July at the Dry Bar has now been added, running just before the festival.

23/05/03 - Steve Lamacq plays The Second Floor! Following Nolan's recent interview appearance on St. Helens College Radio, the band got their first nationwide airplay today as legendary DJ Steve Lamacq played The Thing About The Dawn on his show on BBC Radio 6. Steve, covering for Liz Kershaw, played the track between 2 and 3pm today, during the part of the programme where Steve and his assistants play and discuss releases by the best currently unsigned acts. You can pick up BBC Radio 6 on digital TV or on the internet on www.bbc.co.uk/6music.

19/05/03 - Thanks to all who turned out for the Life Cafe gig on the 15th, both band and audience seemed to agree that the gig was their best yet. The setlist was: 1-The Car Ride, 2-Sound Escape, 3-Man Made Souls, 4-The Thing About The Dawn, 5-The Undead Son. A gig at Mancheter Roadhouse has been booked for July, check Gig News for details. The site has had posters for the Night and Day Bar gig in August 2002 and the recent Life Cafe gig added to the Memorabilia page.

04/04/03 - Big thanks to all those who showed up for the Roadhouse gig on Wednesday. The setlist was: 1-The Car Ride, 2-Sound Escape, 3-Man Made Souls, 4-The Thing About The Dawn, 5-The Undead Son.

14/03/03 - The band's debut EP is on sale now in HMV, Market Street, Manchester. The EP's tracklisting is: 1-Man Made Souls, 2-Sound Escape, 3-The Thing About The Dawn, 4-The Full Recovery. An image of the cover of this EP is on the Home page of the website.

10/03/03 - Thanks to everyone who showed up for the Life Cafe gig, it was another great turnout for the band, hope everybody enjoyed it. The setlist was: 1-Man Made Souls, 2-The Thing About The Dawn, 3-The Full Recovery, 4-Undead Son. There's now been a further Life Cafe date added to the Gig News section for May so check it out. The guestbook section has also been further updated and can be viewed now by simply clicking on a photo.