Luke Vassella

“… an authored performer, the authentic voice of the ‘new country’”

A full-time musician since 1998, Luke is well known on the NSW North Coast and beyond as an inspirational and captivating performer of rare quality & a gifted songwriter.

Luke has earned his reputation articulating a sense of longing that has endeared him to many audiences. Sincere & powerful, Luke has been known to reach that place within the listener that can be moved and inspired.

Highly sought after as a weddings/function singer, Luke has released nine albums of his own material. He has written many songs in support of a Gasfield Free Northern Rivers and won the ‘Australia’ category at the Australian Songwriter’s Association Awards 2013 with his protest song ‘The Mighty Dollar’.

In 2010 he also won the ‘Australia’ and ‘Best Live Performance’ categories and has received four Dolphin Awards. Having played over 1800 gigs in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Sweden & Finland, his original music fills nine albums. Luke has also produced several jingles and the soundtrack to the 2013 documentaryUndermining Australia:Coal Vs Communities’