John Faye

John Faye

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John Faye, the powerhouse frontman and songwriter of Philly rock 4-some IKE (and former leader of major-label alt. rockers The Caulfields in the mid-90's) plays 50+ solo shows a year, showcasing his top-shelf originals in their most personal, bare-essentials form. One listen is all it takes.

Biography

John Faye has been writing songs professionally since his first band, The Caulfields, inked a major-label recording contract with A&M Records in 1994. A publishing deal with Warner-Chappell Music followed in 1995. Since then, Faye has seen just about every side of the music business, scoring song placements in film and television, garnering radio airplay, and touring the US, Canada, and Australia. Faye’s current band, IKE, recently had a Philly radio and sports arena hit with their song “Into Philadelphia” and opened for Bon Jovi at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City . Faye has also been teaching songwriting at Drexel since 2005. In addition to performing full-band shows with IKE, John Faye plays 50+ solo shows a year, showcasing his top-shelf originals in their most personal, bare-essentials form. One listen is all it takes to see why Faye, as a solo performer, has been invited to share stages with artists such as Butch Walker, Joan Osbourne, Jesse Malin, Freedy Johnston, America, and Colin Hay (Men At Work).

Discography

IKE "Where To Begin" CD - 2008

"IKE presents The Living Room Show" CD - 2007

IKE "In Real Life" CD - 2005

IKE "Bumper Sticker Wisdom" DVD - 2004

IKE "Parallel Universe" CD - 2003

"John Faye Power Trip" CD - 1999

Caulfields "L" CD - 1997

Caulfields "Whirligig" CD - 1995

Set List

Original songs drawn primarily from the most recent IKE CD's. In addition, John performs unexpected covers by artists ranging from Tenacious D to Prince to Paula Abdul. John primarily performs one set (60-70 min.) but can also break it into two 30-35 min. sets.