Their performance of “Lightning in a Bottle” was featured on the television broadcast.
On January 21, 2016, the band announced that their fourth studio album, Stories for Monday would be released on April 1.
In 2012, the band members rented a house together, where they wrote songs and began forming the album that would become Legendary.
This style of communal living and writing was unique to the band and had a distinct influence on the direction of the songs.
The band appeared on the Punk Goes Classic Rock album released on April 27, 2010 by Fearless Records, covering "I Wanna Rock and Roll All Nite" by Kiss.
On July 6, 2010, they released an expanded version of their debut album Love Like This titled Love Like Swift, which featured five live Taylor Swift cover songs (recorded at The Hoodwink at the 2010 Bamboozle Festival).
Despite reportedly planning to break up in 2015, The Summer Set formed in 2007 when Jess Bowen and brothers John and Stephen Gomez started writing and performing with Brian Logan Dales. Prior to the formation of The Summer Set, Jess, John, and Stephen played in a band called Last Call for Camden with Kennedy Brock (The Maine (band)) and guitarist Weston Michl.
Last Call for Camden released one album entitled Keep Your Feet On the Ground before disbanding.
The band signed a record deal with The Militia Group in April 2008.In December 2008, the band released their third EP Meet Me on the Left Coast, which featured two new tracks and a cover of "Love in This Club" as an i Tunes bonus track.The Summer Set's debut full-length album Love Like This was released on October 13, 2009.As part of the HMK initiative, the band launched the Legendary Moments Campaign.During the campaign, The Summer Set helped various fans and their fellow band members achieve longstanding goals and dreams.
At these events, they shared the stage with Sheryl Crow and The Backstreet Boys.