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March 14th 

Luke Escombe


Bookings Essential.
Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8, so you have plenty of time to catch up with friends.

Luke Escombe

Luke Escombe

"Luke Escombe is a rock-soul singer, raconteur, blistering blues guitarist, comedian and songwriter - and is very good at them all" (Sydney Morning Herald)

All-time Acoustic Picnic favourite Luke Escombe returns after a long absence with a brand new collection of his uniquely lyrical, frequently hilarious and always entertaining songs. 

Starting his musical journey in London as a singer and blues guitarist, Luke has overcome a series of challenges in his life through his ability to transform and reinvent himself as an artist. In 2011 he took an acclaimed musical comedy show called Chronic to the Edinburgh Fringe, opening a door into an exciting new life as a globe-trotting comedian and keynote speaker. A few years later, after the birth of his son Harry, Luke created his most successful venture to date: an award-winning children's band called The Vegetable Plot, with whom he recently signed with ABC Music. 

Luke has performed on numerous occasions at the Sydney Opera House - with whom he now works as a teaching artist, writing songs with schoolkids in Southwest Sydney - and at City Recital Hall, Melbourne Arts Centre and at major events like The National Folk Festival, Sydney Fest and Splendour in the Grass. He was described by John Shand in the Sydney Morning Herald as "funny and brave, a showman and an artist, a brilliantly engaging lyricist, expert tunesmith, fine guitarist and exceptional singer" and is the ever so exceedingly humble owner of "Sydney's sexiest man voice", a title he scooped in a phone poll on a popular radio station.

In his new songs, Luke combines his sharp wit and rootsy rhythm guitar style with an insightful and deeply personal journey into the past, present, and future. Luke Escombe solo gigs are rare events these days. Don't miss this one!

 

With Special Guests 

Pat and Kellie 

Pat and Kellie O'Donnell are coming to the Acoustic Picnic on Saturday March 14 to perform songs from their new live album “Duets”.Duets was recorded at the Agrestic Grocer Orange in front of a live audience over two-nights in early 2019.
The new live album features the duo performing songs from what they affectionately term as their “Wine Bar Days”.
This is a reference to a time where the duo honed their harmonies and performance skills in smaller venues across the central west if NSW region and in Sydney. The album features Pat & Kel’s favourite cover songs from artists; Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Cat Stevens, Van Morrisson, Tom Petty & Stevie and many others.

Pat & Kel will bringing their strong vocal harmonies and beautiful renditions of their Duet album to the Acoustic Picnic on March 14 supporting Luke Escobedo. Don’t miss it.

 


For more info ...videos and more ..go to www.theacousticpicnic.com 
 

Tickets:  $25 p.p. and $10 for ages 16 and under
Make sure you print out the tickets and present them on the door. 
 
Venue
The Music Lounge
@ The Builders Club 
18-20 Fisher Rd,
Dee Why NSW 2099
Ph: (02) 9971 1688
Event Organiser
Contact Details:

Keith Armitage
keith@keitharmitage.com
 ph or text: 0419 228 227