luke wilton

luke wilton

 Toormina, New South Wales, AUS
BandFolkSinger/Songwriter

a raw earthy singer song writer with a folk roots feel raised in goulburn on a diet of live local bush and folk music, multi intrumentilist with a poetic relatable lyrical content and melodic and percussive 12 string slide and harmonica vibe a new folk talent waiting for his oppotunity to shine.

Biography

I am a nrth coast singer songwriter that grew up in rural nsw in a musical family with bush bands rehersing and giging around me right through my child hood I began writing songs in 1995 and really only started thinking i was able to play my own songs in 2003 at a peace rally in coffs habour with 2000 people I set up my amp and played for half an hour to the crowed with applause and invites to other rallys comming from that I cut my teeth at bellingen,nambucca heads and parliment house converge on parliment, with the great guitarist Paul Bulyani playing lead and slide,playing to crowds of up to 3000 people. with this I realized I better write some songs and learn to play more than four chords .In the years following I added 12 string guitar ,slide guitar,harmonica and stomp box to my repotoire and have written around 40 songs in wich i now perform around 30 in three sets ,folkroots(aquarius set) blues roots(reap set )and country rock set and now rehersing a grunged up set of songs . Ive performed at festivals ,markets and supported local and international acts.I am looking to enter the festival circuit. my influences are mixed from Ron mclaughlin( bush and traditional) ,red gum,woody guthrie,ben harper, jethro tull ,bob dylan,john butler trio ,rodreques,harry manx,loe kotte . Ive endevoured to keep my own style and sound wich sets me apart from the masses . original austalian new folkrooots

Discography

revolution03 the daze b4 the war 6 song ep recorded as a peaceful protest againts the invasion of iraq Paul Bulyani played slide and worms malouf played harmonica 1000 copies sold 2003-2004
better day is comming 09
procrsstination nation 09
northern lights 09
reap what we sow 09
aquarius 09