Tour connections

Just having a coffee at Olaf’s on the eve of my prospective tour. So far we have bookings in a few offbeat venues. Perfect!probs run at a loss as all tours always do but it be fun and people be more important than things ay? If I were successful I wouldn’t have time to connect. “This name on the  latte is connection.” It wouldn’t happen unless I were loyal if only to where I sip a pensive dish of caffeine. Ha … Continue reading Tour connections

One take ensured the final result – new album in progress

Queenstown - lake

It’s been a long time. I had nothing to say. Frankly it was a tough time since the last post. The writing is on the wall for me and other impossible believers.  There is only a tiny ledge to stand on and it’s a long way down. In other news a new album has been recorded so there is that 🙂     But one things certain. There will always be die hard fans for simple acoustic music just as there … Continue reading One take ensured the final result – new album in progress

Luke Live – July Tour

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Bookings being taken now for July 2018 tour. No gig too anything. Call me now 021 0259 2919. First confirmed gig is 7th at Moutere.    And The secrets Of The Mona Lisa concert June 30 in Palmerston North. Updates to come. Invercargill July 13th, 14th. Download poster as an A4 pdf  (about 10mb) to print for your event. Poster includes space at the bottom for you to write in your details.

To Be or Not to Be – Short Documentary in Edge film festival

Luke Hurley - writing

‘To Be or Not to Be’ is an 11 min documentary Directed by Jing Chen, the 11-minute “conversation” takes its title from one of the songs from Hurley’s 1994 album Reha. He describes meeting the documentary makers as “wonderful serendipity”, saying they approached him while he was out busking in Auckland. “As we were working on it, I was amazed at how they were able to understand where I was coming from.” The full story is featured in the Stuff … Continue reading To Be or Not to Be – Short Documentary in Edge film festival

Music and passion and blockchain

Got invited to play five songs live on my fav station* with Steve Upston engineering and Jessie asking me a few questions. And my New Years resolution is to answer emails and show great-attitude regarding support from all of you. Thank you again. * was played at 2:30pm on Dec 15th afternoons on RNZ. See NZlive link or direct podcast here if the player below isn’t visible.  The first song played was “The Sound”. John Renbourn of Pentangle was name-checked as an early … Continue reading Music and passion and blockchain

A perfect day in leafy over privileged inner suburbia

Casting my mind back to the days prior to making HIGH RISK late last century in fact. The day it happened was a perfect day in leafy over privileged inner suburbia”. There was the father in law loading up the trailer with the few things needed from the old life; And in a moment they will get in his car. The wife and the kids and just about everything of any meaning, Will cruise sedately down the driveway and out … Continue reading A perfect day in leafy over privileged inner suburbia