13 Nov Luke Antony
Australian soul sensation Luke Antony, is one of the Australian music industry’s brightest stars. Inspired by the world’s great soul singers such as Stevie Wonder, Al Green and Brian McKnight, Luke has an impressive vocal range drawing comparisons to Guy Sebastian and Sam Smith.
At 27 years of age this popular performer, originally from North Queensland, continues to climb. Since winning two silver medals and a bronze at the prestigious World Championship of Performing Arts in Los Angeles in 2010 his star hasn’t stopped shining.
Luke was thrilled to be chosen as the headline act for the 2016 Munich Pride Festival (CSD), one of the biggest events on the international LGBTQI calendar attracting 200,000 people from around the world every year. He also headlined the 2016 Pokolbin Pride Festival, the Hunter Valley’s first ever Pride event.
A talented songwriter, Luke co-wrote and the single Fools Gold with brother-sister duo The White Light Orchestra in 2014, and featured on the track. His debut single Separate Ways, a funky electro/dance track was chosen as the theme song for the 2016 Munich Pride Festival and recently featured in the Clipped Music Video Festival at the Australian Film and Sound Archives.
Luke ended 2016 on a high note with his cover of Cyndi Lauper’s iconic hit True Colours well received, featuring Madeline Stewart, the world’s first supermodel with Down syndrome in the music video.
2017 has seen Luke’s rise continue. Not only did he headline the LGBT Awards at the Opera House in March, he also performed the coveted midnight show at the Official Mardi Gras After Party and his next highly anticipated single is due for release.
Luke will finish out 2017 as a headline performer at the inaugural Lord Mayor’s Carols By Candlelight (presented by Channel 9) in Brisbane on the 9th Dec.
A charismatic and engaging entertainer, Luke is a crowd favourite. He is in demand across popular Sydney venues, regularly entertains guests on P & O’s South Pacific cruises and has performed at community events including Townsville’s New Years Eve show and numerous Queensland Carols by Candlelight events. He has also proudly sung the National anthem at NRL and NBL matches.
A proud member of the LGBTQI community Luke advocates for inclusion and LGBTQI issues. He brings an energetic and fresh style to his performances, and injects raw passion and enthusiasm into his music. Stay tuned for more great things from this talented young performer