Latest News


SMH review of Creeper Vine 

Delighted to find this review of "Creeper Vine" in the Sydney Morning Herald this month. Thanks John Shand


Upcoming shows 

Hello everyone! October is a busy month for me with a wide variety of shows on the books. 

Oct 1st - The Vegetable Plot, North Sydney
Oct 2nd - Luke Escombe in storytelling mode at Django Bar, Marrickville, supporting Brian Campeau
Oct 3rd - LE at the Shack, Narrabeen
Oct 9th - LE at the Townie, Newtown, supporting Storm Cellar
Oct 10th - Veg Plot + LE at Northern Beaches Music Festival, Collaroy
Oct 11th - Veg Plot at Northern Beaches Music Festival
Oct 30th - LE and the Corporation (feat Harry Brus) at The Manly… Read more

"Season One" album now available 

"Season One" - the debut album by The Vegetable Plot - is now available on CD. Created and written by Luke Escombe, produced at Vienna People Studios in Sydney by Michael McGlynn and featuring the delicious voices of Elana, Katie, Hannah and Georgia from All our Exes live in Texas, plus Lionel Cole, McGlynn and Escombe himself as the plot's leader Aspara Gus. Have a listen and grab your copy of the funkiest kids album of the year right now at


2ser IntervIew on music and comedy 

Hear Edgars Greste chat with Luke Escombe, comedian, ranconteur and singer-songwriter. From how having an inflammatory bowel disease can be made unexpectedly hilarious, to how to brave audiences doing stand up, all the way to his new family-friendly musical: The Vegetable Plot, Luke has literally gone full circle in finding himself. LISTEN HERE


Saying Yes to Love 

I was thrilled to be invited to contribute a track  to the recent "Say Yes to Love" compilation album Volume Two in support of Australian Marriage Equality. Just click the album cover to head to the album page on iTunes and have a listen. I wrote my song, "Rainbow Sombrero", a few months ago while walking on the beach in Byron Bay. It was recorded at Vienna People Studios and features Ellen Kirkwood on the trumpet. All proceeds from the recording go to Australian Marriage Equality
http://www.sayyestolove.orgRead more

New Luke Escombe EP "Creeper Vine" 

My new EP "Creeper Vine" is here, featuring crowd favourites "30 year old Woman" and "Industrial Action" and four other raw, rootsy, subversive tracks. Recorded live in the studio with Jamie Cameron, Aaron Flower, Michael McGlynn and Australian rock legend Harry Brus on bass

Creeper Vine is not only great fat rock’n’boogie but smart, funny and – virtually alone in the roots genre – original and literate - John Hardaker, The



Vegetable Plot wins Fringe Kids Award 

My new show The Vegetable Plot has just picked up the award for Best Kid's show at the 2014 Sydney Fringe. The cast and I are thrilled that the show has been so well-received by both audiences and critics. Both performances were sold out. In all, 14 different performers featured in the live show.  Thanks to Peter Campbell for these great photos, you can see more on the Vegetable Plot's official website.


Join the mailing list

Upcoming Shows

Thursday October 1st
The Vegetable Plot
Brett Whitely Place
Mount Street, North Sydney
Free outdoor event
Event website

Friday October 2nd
Luke Escombe in storytelling mode
Supporting Brian Campeau
Django Bar, Marrickville
Book tickets

Saturday October 3rd
Luke Escombe solo
The Shack, Narrabeen
+ Tully Music and Ben Osmo
Onstage 9:30pm
More info

Friday October 9th
Luke Escombe solo
Supporting Storm Cellar
The Townie, Newtown
Around 10pm

Sat and Sun October 10th and 11th
The Vegetable Plot
+ Luke Escombe solo
Plus many more
Northern Beaches Music Festival
Collaroy Beach
Various times
More info and playing schedule

Friday October 30th
Luke Escombe and the Corporation
+ The Wizard and Kate Lush Band
The Manly Fig
From 8:30pm
More info and tickets