In 2015 Second Hand Dogs produced their debut LP with career defining tracks that include, The Rain Song, Forever One, Ohio and Aliens Among Us.
For over 12 years, Second Hand Dogs have shared their music with local audiences.
In 2013, Second Hand Dogs were selected as 1 of 10 local bands to play their original music at the Ohio State Fair for Ohio Music Showcase. The band was chosen to perform again in 2014 and 2015.
In February 2013, Second Hand Dogs hosted a musical benefit for P.A.W.S. at the Negative Space Art Gallery in the Asian Cultural Arts Center in downtown Cleveland.
Second Hand Dogs played at the Cuyahoga County Fair and in collaboration with the Cleveland Blues Society, hosted prearranged open mic performances in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
The Band has been in the top 10 on the Reverbnation Singer/Songwriter charts since 2012.
Band fan votes on Cleveland’s Hot List resulted in Second Hand Dogs being selected as a 2015 Finalist #4 Best Local Bands in Cleveland, Ohio.
Phil and Darla Eberwein met through music in 1998. Phil has been writing music on his own for years and now collaborates with Darla. Salvatore Zingale (a.k.a. Tory) holds down the bass and has been with the band since the start. Nate Seidel joined the group a couple of years ago to add another dimension to the sound, keeping the time on various percussion. Whether writing songs about their lives, events, or songs just for fun, everything comes from the heart.
Second Hand Dogs are big supporters of local live music and host local open mics for new and well established artists.
Second Hand Dogs has always had a long standing motto of “A Little Bit Of Something For Everyone” from the covers performed in their music sets, right down to their original “My Pirate Song” written for children of all ages.