Luke Liddy

Luke Liddy

 Newton, New Jersey, USA
BandFolkAcoustic

Award winning singer/songwriter Luke Liddy has been in and out of bands, trios and duos as a vocalist, guitarist or drummer for a good portion of his musical life. Through it all, his love of the art of songwriting has been his greatest motivation when deciding which path to follow. Writing and performing music is the place he's always wanted to be for the long term.

Biography

"Luke Liddy has a voice that spreads across the songs like a stream seeking the sea, as it moves along it grows, stretching its borders, bubbling over life’s boulders and navigating around the curves." The Alternate Root

Award winning singer/songwriter Luke Liddy has been in and out of bands, trios and duos as a vocalist, guitarist or drummer for a good portion of his musical life. Through it all, his love of the art of songwriting has been his greatest motivation when deciding which path to follow. Writing and performing music is the place he's always wanted to be for the long term.

With the release of his latest EP, Back Door Rain, his vision has been realized with six songs full of rich melodies, poignant lyrics and clever arrangements. In the spirit of Gordon Lightfoot, Jackson Browne, James Taylor and many other singer/songwriters from the 70s through the present, he proves just how much a song can mean to both the listener and the artist.

* He has performed for:
- The prestigious New York Songwriter’s Circle at The Bitter End,
- New Jersey Folk Festival (as a New Folk winner),
- The Minstrel,
- John Street Jam,
- Solarfest
- Bluebird Cafe in Nashville,
- And many other great venues.

* His song “Look At You Now” is featured on the Project Children fundraiser compilation CD along with artists U2, Janis Ian and James Taylor among others.

* He has opened shows for a wide array of artists including:
- David Bromberg,
- Beppe Gambetta,
- Brooks Williams,
- Jack Williams,
- Willie Nelson,
- Commander Cody

Awards:
* 2007 Great American Song Contest winner
* 2011 SolarFest Singer/Songwriter Contest finalist

* His new 6-song EP, Back Door Rain, was released in April, 2011.

Contact Luke at: lukelid@ptd.net 973-383-1258

Discography

Backdoor Rain EP - 2011

Set List

Typical set is 30-45 minutes of original music.
Have at least 2 full sets of original material.

Once in a while a cover song or two might be mixed in as well where appropriate.