Mi Sileci + Michael Lukes + aloric + Neev
Sunday 22nd September 2019
Singer songwriter from Brazil ...
Michael Lukes is a singer / songwriter born in England who lives between Rome & London.
Exposed at an early age to various music movements mainly from the UK scene he began to cultivate his interest in music, performing in various bands.
He took up singing classes and founded his first band at 14 years, The Freeway : a duo based on acoustic.
In 2014 Michael Lukes collaborated with Neroloz, recording a cover of the hit song Titanium, by the well-known disc jockey David Guetta.
After many years of performing in cover bands, he embarked on a solo career in 2017 releasing a revisited version of ‘The Sound of Silence’ with which he won 2 awards for Original Interpretation and Arrangement.
In 2018 he performed live in several music festivals, recorded a version of Tom Walker’s ‘Leave a light on’ and began composing his own original songs.
On 24th May 2019 his debut EP titled “I AM’, inspired by his multi-cultural background and experiences, is scheduled for release and contains 4 original songs and 1 bonus track.
"Drawing on influences as diverse as Antony & The Johnsons, Steve Reich, Keaton Henson and Jeff Buckley; aloric bring a brand of experimental rock that juxtaposes the hard and the soft. Expect an intimate & special solo performance
I'm a 23 year old Scottish-born, London-based singer/songwriter accompanied mainly by guitar and piano. I'm inspired by a mix of Scottish folk/ rock as well as soul /jazz. I've been performing, song-writing and collaborating since I was 15. I'm releasing my first single with my original song "Burning to Dust' in August. I've been featured in competitions run by Real Radio, the Coffee Music Project and have performed in venues such as London's Ronnie Scotts, Glasgow's Arches and George Square as well as venues across Edinburgh.