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Luke Escombe returns to Perth for solo shows 

In addition to my three shows with The Vegetable Plot in Perth on Jan 27,28 and 29 I'll also be playing a couple of solo shows in the world's most remote city, including a return to one of my favourite venues - The Perth Blues Club - on Tuesday 9th Feb, supporting the inimitable Pugsley Buzzard and his trio

Fri 29th Jan
The Sunset Veranda, Summerset Arts Festival
Scarborough, Perth WA
5pm-10pm
Free
More info: http://tinyurl.com/gldagmj

Tues 9th Feb
Perth Blues Club
Supporting Pugsley Buzzard Trio
Tix from $15
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Vegetable Plot school holiday shows 

It's a busy start to 2016 for my "roots musical" The Vegetable Plot, with shows at Darling Harbour and the Sydney Opera House as well as three shows at the Summerset Arts Festival in Perth. Here are all the deets

Vegetable Plot shows in Jan 2016

Fri 15th and Sun 24th 
Set time 2:30 to 3:15pm 
Summer Playground at Sydney Opera House 
Free outdoor show with quartet and trio 
More info: http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/visit/summer_playground.aspx 

Sat 16th and Fri 22nd 
6-6:30pm 
Darling Quarter Night Owls Film…

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Luke sings at the Opera House 

I was able to cross an item off my musical bucket list recently when I was asked to sing backing vocals for the amazing Chet Faker in the Sydney Opera House forecourt. I was part of a 9-piece choir singing his hits "To me" and "Talk is cheap" to a crowd of about 6000 people. It was a stunning show and a huge thrill to be part of it. Here's a pic of me chilling in my Star Wars T-shirt onstage at soundcheck. There is still some terrific video of the event at the Sydney Opera House website

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Season One animated trailer 

I'm very pleased to present this piece of animation to accompany the release of The Vegetable Plot album. Created by Brian Neong San and starring yours truly as Aspara Gus. The album is now available to buy at www.thevegetableplot.com.au Lettuce know your thoughts



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Saying goodbye to my Dad 

My father Alan Escombe-Wolhuter passed away peacefully at home in October this year after a long illness. It was our great honour as a family to care for him in his final days. Dad was one of the key figures in the shaping of the modern rock and roll touring world. He was also a wickedly funny and intelligent man, a captivating storyteller and a kind and loving father. I owe so much to him. In the last few months of his life he narrated his life story into a dictaphone. It will be my great pleasur​e to…
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SMH review of Creeper Vine 

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

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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
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"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 www.thevegetableplot.com.au

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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

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Upcoming 2016 Shows

with The Vegetable Plot

Fri 15th and Sun 24th Jan
Set time 2:30 to 3:15pm
Summer Playground at Sydney Opera House
Free outdoor show with quartet and trio
More info: http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/visit/summer_playground.aspx

Sat 16th and Fri 22nd Jan
6-6:30pm
Darling Quarter Night Owls Film Festival
Darling Harbour, Sydney
Free show with Veg Plot trio
More info: http://darlingquarter.com/nightowls/

Tues 26th Jan - Australia Day
Darling Quarter, Darling Harbour
12:30 to 1:15
Full band
Free

Wed 27th, Thurs 28th and Fri 29th Jan
Summerset Festival
Scarborough, Perth WA
Info and ticket link: http://www.summersetartsfestival.com.au/Events/The-Vegetable-Plot

Luke Escombe solo

Fri 29th Jan
The Sunset Veranda, Summerset Arts Festival
Scarborough, Perth WA
5pm-10pm
Free
More info: http://tinyurl.com/gldagmj

Tues 9th Feb
Perth Blues Club
Supporting Pugsley Buzzard Trio
Tix from $15
More info: http://tinyurl.com/h28ozhv 

 

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