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5 April 2019
This weekend! Two shows with the fabulous Jo Jo Smith! in Benalla & Castlemaine >> tix and details here
29 March 2019
Delighted to share the news that i'll be opening several shows for Joan As Police Woman in Melbourne in May. Details here. And.. sorry to share the news that not one but two fledgling festivals have been canceled in April!; Bendigo Autumn Music & Shivoostock. Details at the event's sites. Next up: two shows with the wonderful Jo Jo Smith in Benalla & Castlemaine next weekend. Hope to see you out there for some real live music... xx
14 March 2019
Three shows in Tassie this weekend with Jo Jo Smith & Claire Anne Taylor! Limited tix left for each of these - bookings here.
22 February 2019
Tonight in Adelaide! and tomorrow night in Aldinga! Both shows with The Yearlings! Tickets and details here
21 January 2019
Exciting times out here brewing up a brand new record! Most of the album has been tracked at Marrickville's fabulous Golden Retriever Studios and i'm currently working away on the finishing touches. Here's a pic of the band - Hamish Stuart, Chris Abrahams & Dave Symes - in action. More news on all that soon!
In the meantime, my first show for the year will be opening for the one n only Don Walker & The Suave Fucks at Melbourne's Caravan Club, followed by a couple of shows in South Australia with The Yearlings! Tickets and more info here.
3 December 2018
Huge sale at the bandcamp store starts now! From today through till December 17th all prices on CDs and digi downloads are slashed! Go get yrselves a bargain! or... buy some music for a friend? xx
In other news - new tour dates have just been announced for South Australia, Tassie & Vic! Details here xx
8 November 2018
Just announced: the inaugural Bendigo Autumn Music Festival! and I'll be playing in duo-mode with th one n only Hamish Stuart! xx
15 October 2018
Tour of The Netherlands with Pieta Brown starts this week! And more shows have been added! in Zurich with Pieta & Howe Gelb, plus solo-LT-shows in Schimmert and Nijmegen, and in Wageningen with Dan Tuffy. All info here xx
24 September 2018
Tickets are now on sale for my Merri Creek Tavern show in Melbourne on Saturday 17th November!
17 September 2018
Tickets for my Merri Creek Tavern show in Melbourne - on Sat 17th November - will go on sale next Monday 24th September. Join the mailing list to get first offer on tickets.. xo
12 September 2018
9 September 2018
Two very special shows coming up Victoria in November: a two-set solo show at Melbourne's beautiful new Merri Creek Tavern (tix go on sale Mon 24th Sep - sign up to the mailing list to get first dibs!:) - and a sweet Sunday set at new mini-fest - Shivoostock!
More spring news coming soon... xo
9 August 2018
Three more shows coming up with Dan Tuffy - in Mullumbimby, Brisbane & Duranbah - and we'll be in cahoots with the one n only Matt Walker for all of these too! Another favourite - the fabulous Jimmy Dowling! will be opening the Mullum show. Details here.
14 June 2018
Big ol winter tour starts next week! with two shows in South Australia.. and then on through Vic, Tas & NSW. Most of these shows are double-bills with excellent song&story fella Dan Tuffy (Big Low, Wild Pumpkins at Midnight) whose album 'Songs from Dan' is one of my favourites! You can check out DT's music here. And all our tour dates here.
24 May 2018
Three shows coming up with those SA sweethearts The Yearlings > tonight in Ballarat, Friday night in Bendigo and Sunday afternoon in Castlemaine. And on Saturday night we'll be joining in on Bob Dylan's birthday/tribute celebrations at The Caravan Club alongside Linda Bull, Chris Wilson, Angie Hart, Charles Jenkins, Lisa Miller and Rob Snarski. Details here.
7 May 2018
Lots of winter tour dates just announced! I'll be on the road with all sorts of favourite folks in the winter months - including lots of double-bill shows with the fabulous Dan Tuffy who'll be out from the Netherlands, as well as more shows with The Yearlings, and Claire Anne Taylor, Jimmy Dowling, The Cartridge Family, Jo Jo Smith, Sara Tindley & Ash Bell, and Matt Walker! Dates & details here.
10 April 2018
Teaming up with two fabulous Canadians - Corin Raymond & Scott Cook - for a show at Melbourne's Spotted Mallard on April 26th. Tickets here
9 March 2018
Tonight! at the Sooki Lounge in Belgrave, with Pony Face! tickets here x
23 February 2018
Just a handful of tickets left for tomorrow's House Concert in Clifton Springs with Jo Jo Smith! And... just announced - shows around Vic in May with The Yearlings! Details here x
4 January 2018
Loving thanks to all who helped make 2017 such a heartening and amazing time out on the road. I'm taking a little break from touring over the summer to work on this next crop of songs, with just a handful of shows coming up over the next couple of months. In other news... the back catalogue just hit the bandcamps! That's right folks, (nearly) all my albums are now available, directly from me, in digital form (as well as in physical form, as ever, of course). Check it out. And stay tuned for new-music news.. xo LT luciethorne.bandcamp.com
1 December 2017 | Tassie!
It's the final week of this huge national tour with Jo Jo Smith celebrating her 50th year as a performing musician - with four shows across Tassie! Loving thanks to everyone who filled-to-overflowing the Launceston show last night! Tonight Jo Jo, Lucie & Hamish Stuart play Mountain Mumma in Sheffield, Saturday afternoon a House Concert in Beaumaris, and Sunday afternoon's concert has now been moved to the beautiful Peppermint Bay Resort in Woodbridge. Details and bookings here.
16 November 2017 | This weekend
Tonight Lucie, Hamish & Jo Jo Smith play at #5 Church St Bellingen - and there are literally only a few tickets left! Then it's on to one of their very favourite festivals in the land the Mullum Music Festival this weekend!!
1 November 2017 | Robert Mapplethorpe
Lucie & Hamish will be performing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales this evening for the opening of the Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition. Details here
5 October 2017 | Back on the road with JO JO SMITH
The second half of this big national tour celebrating soulful sensation JO JO SMITH in her 50th year of making the musics starts now! Lucie & Hamish Stuart hit the road with Jo Jo this week, and on through the rest of the spring, starting in Griffith on Friday night, followed by a matinee at Melbourne's beautiful Bella Union on Sunday afternoon. All dates and details up on the shows page...
6 September 2017 | Songs From Dan
Lucie plays two rare shows in the SONGS FROM DAN band this month; Sep 21st at Melbourne's Spotted Mallard, and Sep 29th at Dashville Skyline Festival in the Hunter Valley. Starring the stories and songs of Dan Tuffy, (Big Low, Wild Pumpkins at Midnight) the band also features Matt Walker, Shane Reilly and Grant Cummerford. The Melbourne show will also feature cameo performances by The Yearlings and George & Fenn Wilson, hosted by the one n only Brian Nankervis! Tickets and details on the shows page...
12 August 2017 | South Australia
Back on the road and heading to South Australia for three shows; The Stone Pony, Willunga, The Wheatsheaf Adelaide - with SA sweethearts The Yearlings - and a very special House Concert in Maslin Beach. Also - just announced! another double-bill with those Yearlings in Castlemaine in September. Tickets and details on the shows page x
20 July 2017 | Spring festivals
28 June 2017 | More shows...!
Loving thanks to all who've helped make this tour such an amazing time! This week Lucie, Hamish & JO JO SMITH play in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Mullumbimby and Tintenbar. Next weekend they're all at the beautiful Bello Winter Music Festival. And... more tour dates have just been announced for the spring, including a whole lot of dates around Victoria and Tasmania! Details here x
1 June 2017 | Western Australia
the tour rolls on with shows in WA; tonight at the beautiful Ellington Jazz Club in Perth, and then at the Denmark Festival of Voice over the weekend. Details here x
10 May 2017 | On the road with Jo Jo Smith and Hamish Stuart!
Massive celebratory tour to mark Jo Jo's 50th year as a performing musician! starts this weekend!! First stop: South Australia, with shows in Finniss, McLaren Vale and Adelaide, followed by four shows around regional Victoria - Bright, Violet Town, Mansfield and Bendigo - next week. Details here x
28 April 2017 | Back to the Valley
Tomorrow night at the Bega Valley Civic Centre Lucie joins forces with Jackie Marshall, Aine Tyrell, Melanie Horsnell and Ilona Harker for a big ol fundraising shindig for the Bega Women's Resource Centre - tickets here
18 April 2017 | Neil Murray
Three shows coming up with NEIL MURRAY this week > in Ararat, Melbourne and Hepburn Springs. Details here
22 March 2017 | Jo Jo Smith Celebrates her 50th year in the biz!
Delighted and excited to announce national tour dates with the one n only Jo Jo Smith! Lucie & Hamish will be joining Jo Jo for a huge run of shows around Australia - celebrating Jo Jo's 50th year as a performing musician!! The first round of these dates includes shows in some of their favourite intimate venues in South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, NSW, ACT and Queensland. (the second round of the tour takes place in the Spring and includes dates in Tasmania, Northern Territory, and more shows in Vic & NSW). Tickets on sale now! x
8 March 2017 | It's International Women's Day and...
Tickets are now on sale for a big fundraising shindig concert to support the Bega Women's Resource Centre - who do amazing work in the community, and who have recently lost nearly all their funding. And it's a mighty lineup! > Lucie Thorne, Jackie Marshall, Aine Tyrell and Melanie Horsnell! The show takes place at the Bega Civic Centre on Saturday 29th April. Bookings info here.
In other news - we're delighted to let you know that Lucie & Hamish will be performing at this year's Bello Winter Music Festival in Bellingen in July, and tickets are now on sale for that too!
28 February 2017 | Tassie!
Four shows coming up in Tassie this week - in Burnie, Myalla, Sheffield and Swansea. And some Victorian dates in April have just been announced; three double-bill concerts with the one n only Neil Murray! in Melbourne, Ararat and Hepburn Springs. Details and bookings info here.
17 January 2017 | Summer shows
Tickets for Lucie's upcoming shows with The Yearlings are now all on sale. And more Tassie dates have just been announced for feb/march... details here.
12 December 2016 | Tour dates with The Yearlings announced
Lucie will be teaming up with SA sweethearts The Yearlings for a whole bunch of shows together at the other end of the summer; in Melbourne, Castlemaine, Yackandandah, Sydney, Newcastle, Mittagong and Canberra. Details here.
7 November 2016 | More dates announced
More dates have just been announced, including new year performances with Ireland's Wallis Bird and at the Tamar Valley Folk Festival, and the very special Legacy of Jesse Younan - 8th Anniversary Tribute Show in Melbourne on December 4th. Tickets on sale now.
11 October 2016 | Southern Spring
Lucie will be headlining a selection of Australian festivals - along with a whole host of other shows - across the country through till the end of spring. Details here.
27 August 2016 | USA!
Shows coming up in New York and across the Midwest over the next few weeks! Details here.
11 August 2016 | Songs from Dan
A very special series of shows coming up in and around Melbourne over the next two weekends - celebrating the Australian release of Songs from Dan - the new (and debut!) solo album from the one n only DAN TUFFY (of Big Low / Wild Pumpkins at Midnight fame). The album was recorded partly in the Netherlands (where Dan has been based for many years) and partly here in Melbourne, and features cameo performances from Lucie, Matt Walker, Shane Reilly and Grant Cummerford. Dan's in town and the aussie contingent are joining forces for a selection of super-group shows!
27 July 2016 | South Australia
Three shows coming up in South Australia this weekend: in Stirling, Ashbourne, and Adelaide. Details here
7 July 2016 | More winter touring...
Lucie's winter tour rolls on with shows coming up next week in Sawtell; Sydney (a rare expanded-band show with not only Hamish Stuart but also Carl Dewhurst and Chris Abrahams!); a just-announced house concert in Cobargo; and a return to the beautiful Candelo Town Hall. More dates and details here.
And more shows in and around Melbourne have just been announced for August - where Lucie will be teaming up with the fabulous Dan Tuffy and Matt Walker to celebrate the release of Songs From Dan: Dan Tuffy's new solo album - check out more about that project here.
25 June 2016 | Back on the road
There are just a handful of tickets left for Lucie's show tonight at Taste, Canowindra. And then the tour rolls north with shows in Brisbane, Lismore, and Lennox Head next week. Details here
1 June 2016 | Winter Retreat Residency
For four Wednesdays in June Lucie will be settling in to the cosy surrounds of Brunswick's Retreat for a rare local residency. Starts tonight!
26 May 2016 | Bobfest!
This weekend Lucie performs as part of the huge Bob Dylan 75th Birthday Salute at St Kilda's beautiful Memo Music Hall. It's a mighty lineup with a whole bunch of Melbourne's finest. Tickets selling fast
17 May 2016 | Thanks folks xx
Thanks to all who came out and filled up all those rooms this past week! What a ripper tour! Thanks too to everyone who has taken us up on this month's mail-order special so far! More winter tour dates have just been announced - including a rare expanded-band show in Sydney (with not only Hamish Stuart, but also Carl Dewhurst and Chris Abrahams!), a return to Candelo! and some South Australian shows with The Yearlings!
Next stop: this Thursday 19th May at Suttons House of Music, Ballarat, with the one n only Jo Jo Smith! Details here
10 May 2016 | Suzannah Espie
Reuniting with the fabulous Suzannah Espie this weekend! with shows in Sydney, Newcastle, Austinmer and Canberra. Details here.
1 May 2016 | The Darling Buds Of May!
That's right folks, mail-order any album direct from us during the month of May and receive a FREE copy of Lucie's 2004 album the bud on cd - along with your order! Offer includes free shipping! xx
In other news, the first round of winter tour dates have just been announced; including a rare local residency and a return to the Central West with a special Dinner Show at Taste Canowindra. More shows in Queensland, NSW, Victoria and South Australia announced soon!
2 April 2016 | The Union
Two solo shows coming up at Melbourne's Union Hotel in downtown Brunswick - Sat 9th & Sat 16th April. Details here
16 March 2016 | JO JO SMITH
Reuniting with the fabulous Jo Jo Smith for two shows this weekend: Sat 19th in Violet Town, Sun 20th in Kyneton. Details here
9 March 2016 | Melbourne
Lucie will play a solo set at Melbourne's Lomond Hotel tomorrow night - as part of the IWD Sing Out Sister event (LT on stage around 10pm), and then on Friday night she'll be a guest member of The Early Nights for a night! at the Thornbury Local (from 9.30pm). Both shows are free entry!
4 March 2016 | Strung Out on Heaven's High
Tonight Lucie performs a couple of songs at the Big Bowie Tribute at Melbourne's Corner Hotel. She'll be joined by very special guests The Early Nights on harmony vocals - and matching outfits! and the show has now SOLD OUT! Oh Starman.. xx
23 February 2016 | Hobart
Returning to Hobart this Saturday to play not one but two shows! Two solo sets on the MONA Main stage from 1pm, followed by two solo sets at the Homestead from 9pm. That's a lot of songs. And both shows are free entry. See you there Hobart!
14 February 2016 | Hamish Stuart
Lucie plays three shows in duet with Hamish Stuart this week - in Bellingen, Wauchope and Sydney. Details here
6 January 2016 | Sweet Sixteen
Happy New Year! Thanks to all at Woodford Folk Festival for bringing the new year in with so much love and music! Next stop: Tassie! Details up on the shows page...
1 December 2015 | Southern Summer
A quiet start to the summer... followed by lots of shows - in Queensland, Tassie and NSW! Kicking off at Woodford! Summer tour dates are up now.
6 November 2015 | November dates
Back in Australia and straight back on the road! This weekend with Hamish Stuart at the Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival, then a string of shows with the fabulous Suzannah Espie - in Sydney, Gooloogong, Blue Mountains, Maitland & Brisbane, then the Mullum Music Festival! followed by more duet shows in Canberra, Narooma and Murrah! November's gonna be quite a month! Details and bookings info here.
19 October 2015 | Woodford
Delighted to share the news that Lucie & Hamish will be performing at this year's Woodford Folk Festival! Full festival line-up has just been announced - and you can check it out here. What a way to bring in the new year..!
13 October 2015 | Berlin
Loving thanks to all who've come out to these shows across Holland! Next stop: Berlin! And couple of extra dates have also been announced - in St Leonards On Sea and Groningen! Details here.
29 September 2015 | Continental
Everything Sings Tonight is released across Europe today! through our friends at Continental. First show of the tour is this Sunday 4th October in Nijmegen - headlining the Furore Festival at De Vasim!
1 September 2015 | Thanks folks xx and European Release news!
Huge & loving thanks to all who've joined us - all around the country - over these past 10 weeks of the Australian Everything Sings Tonight tour! Heartening times indeed - so many full houses, so many gorgeous folks, so much music. And we're delighted to let you know that the album will be released across Europe at the end of this month, through the good folk at Continental Record Services. Lucie will be performing a selection of shows in Holland and Germany to celebrate this release - some of which have just been announced.
And now for a quiet September - with just one show - this weekend - in sunny Suffolk Park - Details here.
3 August 2015 | August dates
17 July 2015 | Northern Territory
8 July 2015 | Thankyou x
An incredible first few weeks of the Everything Sings Tonight tour! 19 days, 5000 k's, 13 shows, 10 of them full houses!! and all of them gorgeous xx Love and thanks to all who've joined us along the way so far! This week we play Sydney, Wentworth Falls, Canberra and Candelo. Details here.
In other news - delighted to announce that none other than Matt Walker will be gracing us with an opening set at the Melbourne launch show, and Jimmy Dowling will be opening all the Tassie shows!!
1 July 2015 | The tour rolls on...
Loving thanks to all who've come out to these shows these past couple of weeks! Couldn't have asked for a better start to the tour! It continues through July with shows across NSW, ACT & the Northern Territory. And then Western Australia, Victoria & Tasmania in August. Details here.
9 June 2015 | Four Stars in Rolling Stone
2 June 2015 | Daily Planet Feature
1 June 2015 | Release Day!
29 May 2015 | Radio National
Lucie & Hamish will be featured on tomorrow's Music Show on RN. Tune in your radio waves or stream it on th internets x
19 May 2015 | Pre-orders on their way x
Huge thanks to all of you who've pre-ordered Everything Sings Tonight!! xx The cd-preorders are now on their way! (and the LPs will be shipped next week). Fancy one arriving at your place? You can place an order here xx
27 April 2015 | Australian Winter Tour Announced
Lucie & Hamish will be touring far and wide to celebrate the June 1st release of EVERYTHING SINGS TONIGHT. Australian Winter Tour dates have just been announced, with shows in every State and Territory throughout June, July and August.
17 March 2015 | The Rushing Dark
3 February 2015 | Everything Sings Tonight!
Lucie's new album, EVERYTHING SINGS TONIGHT will be released on 1st June 2015! And you can pre-order your copy now! Available on both CD and Vinyl, you'll receive a free pre-release download of the first single, The Rushing Dark when you pre-order the album xx (and your copy of Everything Sings Tonight will be lovingly mailed to you in May)
The first single, The Rushing Dark will be released next month, and tickets for the Single Release shows are now on sale too.
14 December 2014 | New Album News!
Excited to let you know that there's a new album well on the way folks! Lucie & Hamish recorded most of it while they were in Berlin recently, and are currently working on the finishing touches. We'll be telling you a whole lot more about it all in the new year, so stay tuned xx
1 December 2014 | Southern Summer
21 November 2014 | Duo shows with Hamish Stuart
Three duo shows with Hamish Stuart coming up this week: Sat 22nd in Bellarine, Sun 23rd in Maryknoll, and Wed 26th in Abbotsford. Details/bookings info here.
5 November 2014 | Woodlands Run
Lucie lands back home this week, and heads straight back on the road... to Finniss, SA! for the sweet Woodlands Run Festival! Tickets on sale here
26 October 2014 | Minneapolis
Last show in the Northern Hemisphere coming up tomorrow night - at The Aster in Minneapolis, in cahoots with the mighty Rossetto, Huckfelt, Lewis & Bates!
15 October 2014 | LOVE OVER GOLD
1 October 2014 | Benelux
Lucie's next round of shows are in Holland and Belgium, starting tonight in Geldrop, and then on to Lanakan, Breda, Nijmegen, Rotterdam and Wageningen. Details here
26 September 2014 | Midwest USA shows announced
En route home from this European tour, Lucie will be playing just a handful of shows across Midwest USA next month... Details here
19 September 2014 | Arhanghel'sk
While in Bucharest last week Lucie was invited to record backing vocals on a beautiful new song - Arhanghel'sk - by Romanian band Robin and the Backstabbers. You can hear it and watch the film clip here.
In other news, Lucie and Hamish's Sofa Salon show in Berlin tonight has now sold out! Thanks folks xx
14 September 2014 | Germany
The German chapter of the tour starts tonight! with a duo show with Hamish Stuart at Berlin's Culture Container. Also on the bill are Melbourne favourites Liz Stringer & Van Walker! Details here
1 September 2014 | Romania
Lucie's European tour starts this week! with shows in Bucharest, Craiova and Pitesti. Details here
18 August 2014 | Dookie, Bendigo, Melbourne
This weekend Lucie will be joining forces with the one n only Jo Jo Smith for two shows in regional Victoria - Sat 23rd Aug in Dookie, and Sun 24th in Bendigo. And, just announced! an extra Melbourne show has been added - Sun 31st August at the Retreat. Details here
8 August 2014 | Northern Hemisphere
Some of Lucie's northern tour dates have just been announced!
4 August 2014 | Yea
Tickets for Lucie's show this Friday night at the Yea Community House show have now sold out. Thanks Yea xx There are several other shows coming up around Victoria this month; in Castlemaine, Melbourne, Dookie and Bendigo. Details here
In other news, Lucie will be playing in various parts of the northern hemisphere throughout September and October. Tour dates for Romania, Germany, Netherlands and Belgium will be announced soon for starters...
9 July 2014 | Alice
Lucie plays in Alice Springs for the first time ever this week - starting with an interview and live-to-air performance on Alice ABC Radio this Friday 11th, an afternoon show at Montes on Sunday 13th, and an early evening show at Epilogue on Wednesday 16th. Details here
16 June 2014 | Winter
More winter tour dates have just been announced - including Lucie's debut performance in Alice Springs, and some duet shows with Hamish Stuart in Melbourne and Castlemaine. Details here
4 June 2014 | Solo in June
Lucie will be performing a series of intimate solo concerts throughout the month of June, starting tonight in Melbourne at the Bella Union, and then on to Bacchus Marsh, Canberra, Maitland, Bellingen, Mullumbimby, Katoomba, Kangaroo Valley and Mallacoota. Details here
16 May 2014 | South Australia
Three shows coming up in South Australia - the first of which is tonight, at the beloved Wheaty, in duet with Dr Hamish Stuart. Details here
9 May 2014 | This weekend with Sal Kimber
Lucie plays three shows around regional Victoria this weekend - in Dean's Marsh, Ballarat and Hepburn Springs - all of them with local treasure Sal Kimber. Details here
22 April 2014 | Two Duets
Lucie will be playing two duet shows with Hamish Stuart this week - tomorrow night in Newcastle, and Saturday night in Wollongong. Details here
11 April 2014 | Standing in the Lovelight
Lucie will be performing tonight at Melbourne's beautiful Thornbury Theatre, warming things up for the fabulous Jo Jo Smith who's launching her new album, 'Standing in the Lovelight'. Show starts 8pm.
7 March 2014 | Port Fairy this weekend
LOVE OVER GOLD - Lucie's collaboration with US songstress Pieta Brown - is back on the road and playing this weekend at the Port Fairy Folk Festival! Full festival line-up and program available here.
24 February 2014 | Western Australia
Lucie heads West this week for a run of shows in duet with the one n only Hamish Stuart; in Fremantle, Perth, Nannup and Margaret River. Details here
14 January 2014 | Love Over Gold to return in March
Lucie's side project with Pieta Brown - LOVE OVER GOLD - has been announced as part of the line up for three Australian music festivals in March; Port Fairy Folk Festival, Brunswick Music Festival, and the Blue Mountains Music Festival. Tickets for each of these are on sale now, see the shows page for details.
16 December 2013 | Summer touring...
Lucie will be back on the road early in the new year, starting with shows in Tasmania - including duet performances with Hamish Stuart in Launceston and at the Cygnet Folk Festival, and two shows with The Yearlings in Hobart and Deloraine. Other summer dates include some solo performances around Victoria, a duet tour of Western Australia with Hamish Stuart, and then in March LOVE OVER GOLD return to play Port Fairy! Details on the tour page, more announced soon...
29 November 2013 | Thanks x
Love and thanks to all who came out to these first-ever Australian LOVE OVER GOLD shows this past week! What a week!! Stay tuned for LOVE OVER GOLD's 2014 tour-dates announcement coming soon!
Lucie will be playing her last show for the year this Sunday 1st December at the beautiful Mudbrick Pavilion in Mallacoota. Details here.
19 November 2013 | LOVE OVER GOLD Re-United!
LOVE OVER GOLD re-unite in Melbourne! playing tomorrow night at the Velvet Room of the Thornbury Theatre. Today Lucie & Pieta will be singing over the airwaves together on pbsfm at 8am, Radio Australia at 10am, and ABC 774 at 3pm...
12 November 2013 | Changes...
Sad news just in - due to a death in her family Pieta Brown will not be able to make it out to Australia for the first week of these Love Over Gold shows. She will be there to join Lucie for their Melbourne (Wed 20 Nov - Thornbury Theatre) and Mullum Music Festival (21-24 Nov - Mullumbimby) shows as planned, and Lucie will proceed with solo performances for this week's shows in Sydney (Thur 14 Nov - The Basement), Canberra (Fri 15 Nov - Street Theatre) and Candelo (Sat 16 Nov - Town Hall).
2 November 2013 | Rhythms Feature!
20 October 2013 | Thanks folks!
Thanks to all the new friends and fans LOVE OVER GOLD has made over these past few weeks on the road across the USA. What a great tour! And the reviews for Fall To Rise keep rolling in, and glowing! ...including Four Stars in Rolling Stone Magazine and The Weekend Australian. You can read a selection of these album reviews here...
9 October 2013 | The US tour continues...
Huge thanks to all who came out to the Midwest shows!! What an amazing couple of weeks its been for LOVE OVER GOLD! Five more dates on the US tour - out in the North West, and all opening for the one and only Greg Brown! Details here.
28 September 2013 | US Tour starts now!
The first show of the LOVE OVER GOLD Tour is tonight! In Kansas City! And on Sunday afternoon you can tune in your radios - or internets - to hear LOVE OVER GOLD live in Studio One on Iowa Public Radio!
9 September 2013 | Fall To Rise OUT NOW!
Lucie's new collaborative album with US songwriter Pieta Brown, as LOVE OVER GOLD, is released today! Fall To Rise is on the shelves at your local friendly record store (if you're in Australia) courtesy of the good folk at Vitamin. And if you're elsewhere in the world, you can order your copy either from the Vitamin site or direct from LOVE OVER GOLD. Digital downloads of the album are also available to purchase from iTunes.
3 September 2013 | Early praise for Fall To Rise!
LOVE OVER GOLD's Fall To Rise is this week's Feature Album on PBSfm! And the September edition of Rhythms Magazine includes a review of the album, describing it as "Warm, rich, intimate. Their combination takes them somewhere neither has been before. A triumphant alliance." Fall To Rise will be out September 9th!
20 August 2013 | USA Tour Dates Announced
The American tour dates for LOVE OVER GOLD - Lucie's new collaboration with Pieta Brown - have just been announced. Tickets for all these October shows - as well as for all their Australian shows in November - are on sale now!
13 August 2013 | Two new songs available now!
In addition to pre-ordering a physical copy of Fall To Rise, there are now two LOVE OVER GOLD songs available to purchase as digital downloads - Then We Were Flying and Coming Up Crimson - through Vitamin and iTunes.
6 August 2013 | PreOrder Fall To Rise by LOVE OVER GOLD
You can now pre-order your copy of Lucie's new album with Pieta Brown; Fall To Rise by LOVE OVER GOLD - and you'll receive a complimentary download of the first song from the album, Then We Were Flying, when you purchase. Limited offer includes free shipping world-wide! Your CD will be mailed out to you at the end of August x
30 July 2013 | LOVE OVER GOLD
Delighted to be announcing the news of Lucie's new musical project and new recording! Lucie and US songwriter Pieta Brown have been working on a new collaboration, and together, they are LOVE OVER GOLD. And LOVE OVER GOLD has made it's debut album x It's called Fall To Rise, and it'll be released September 9th 2013 on Little Secret Records through Vitamin Distribution, with touring to follow! More on all this soon... and in the meantime, check out the new LOVE OVER GOLD site x
18 June 2013 | 2SER and a second Sydney show
Tune in to Sydney's 2SER radio tomorrow night from 8pm to hear Lucie play some new songs over the airwaves and chat with Sideways Through Sound host Mark Ward. And - just announced - in addition to their set at the Camelot Lounge on Thursday 20th Lucie and Hamish will also be making a little cameo appearance at the Soda Factory Folk Club, Wed 19th, from 10pm. Details here.
10 June 2013 | Duet shows with Hamish Stuart
Lucie has shows coming up in Canberra, Milton, Tathra, Sydney and Katoomba over the next two weeks, all in duet with the one and only Hamish Stuart! Details here.
28 May 2013 | PBS & Jo Jo Smith
Tune in to Melbourne's 3PBS 'Breakfast Spread' this Thursday morning to hear Lucie guest-DJ some favourite songs. And then - speaking of favourites! - Lucie plays two shows this weekend - Friday 31st May at The Thornbury Theatre and Saturday 1st June at The Old Flour Mill in Euroa - both with the fabulous Jo Jo Smith! Bookings info here
15 May 2013 | South Australia
Lucie returns to sunny South Australia this month, for a selection of shows in Adelaide and McLaren Vale. Details here
20 April 2013 | Back in the Heartland...
Currently in the US working on an exciting new project which we'll be telling you more about soon! ... Lucie plays two intimate shows in the Midwest over the next couple of weeks; Sunday 21st April at Severson Dells Nature Centre, Illinois; and a House Concert in Riverside, Iowa, Saturday 4th May. More details here
12 April 2013 | Candelo & Brunswick this weekend
Back on the beautiful NSW far-south coast, Lucie performs at the Candelo Village Festival tomorrow, Saturday 13th April. And during her evening feature concert (from 8.15pm at St Peters) she'll by joined by cameo appearances from local treasures Jay McMahon, Kade Brown and Kate Burke xx On Sunday evening it's back to Melbourne where Lucie plays an early solo set at Brunswick's Retreat Hotel. More details here
26 March 2013 | More Tour Dates
More Australian shows have been announced for April, May & June, with tickets for many of these now on sale. Visit the tour page for details.
1 March 2013 | Autumn touring
Lucie will be playing shows across NSW, Victoria and South Australia this Autumn; many of these dates are up now on the tour page - with more to be announced soon. Shows this month include Sydney, Mullumbimby, Bellingen and Braidwood. Details here.
4 February 2013 | February shows
This month Lucie performs two Sunday afternoon concerts in Canberra, on Feb 10th and 24th, as part of The Ellis Collective's Summer Residency at The Front. She'll also be returning to Victoria's beautiful Otways region for concerts in Lorne and Paraparap on Feb 16th and 17th. Details here.
18 January 2013 | Four Leaf Sessions
Lucie is the featured artist for the next Four Leaf Sessions concert, happening this Sunday 20th January. A twilight summer house concert series in Northcote Melbourne, Lucie will play two sets, in a beautiful outdoor setting. Gates open 6pm, show starts 7pm, and bookings are essential. For bookings contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2 January 2013 | Tasmania
Lucie's first two shows for 2013 are back in her home state of Tasmania - this Sunday 6th in Margate and Friday 11th in Launceston. Details here.
18 December 2012 | Onder Invloed
While in Holland last month Lucie was invited to record a session for Dutch music site Onder Invloed - where she was asked to perform cover versions from some of her favourite songwriters. This session is now online - Lucie playing 3 songs, by Jesse Younan, Pieta Brown and Kim Dellavedova - live in the Smoked Recordings rehearsal studio in Wageningen.
12 December 2012 | Murrah
Lucie plays her last show of 2012 this Saturday night, December 15th, at one of her very favourite venues in the land; the sweet old Murrah Hall on the NSW far south coast. This will be an acoustic show (that's right folks, no PA, just the beautiful resonance of this old timber hall), and there's limited space - so we recommend early arrival to ensure a seat x Details here.
1 December 2012 | Southern Summer
Back in the Southern hemisphere - and straight back on the road! - Lucie plays her first home-coming show this weekend, up in the beautiful Brindabella Mountains, at one of Australia's sweetest festivals; CORINBANK. Details and more southern summer tour dates here.
23 November 2012 | Bucharest
An extra show has just been added to the Romanian leg of the tour!; Lucie plays at Londophone, Zalomit 2, tomorrow night, Saturday 24th Nov, from 8pm.
13 November 2012 | Berlin
Lucie plays three shows in Berlin this week - Wednesday at Intersoup, Thursday at St Gaudy, and Friday at Sofa Salon. Friday night's show has already sold out! ... and we recommend turning up early to the others to ensure a good seat x Details here.
7 November 2012 | Smoked Label Night #2
The second in this series of Smoked Recordings Label Night concerts is happening this weekend - at the beautiful Theatre Wilde Wereld in Wageningen, Saturday 10th November. As well as performing solo, Lucie will be joining forces with label-mates - and legends! - Big Low and Matt Walker, for a whole lot of mix n match on each others songs over the course of the evening. We're in for a real treat folks!
29 October 2012 | Bonfires and Belgium
The first Dutch album reviews for Bonfires have started rolling in - and glowing! - here's one from Jan Willem Broek at Subjectivisten. Lucie performs two shows in Gent, Belgium this week, followed by the first in a series of Smoked Label Night Theatre Concerts, at the Patronaat in Haarlem, alongside Big Low, Matt Walker, Davie Lawson and Jeroen Kant. Details here.
23 October 2012 | Bonfires in Europe...
Bonfires In Silver City hits the Northern shelves this week, courtesy of boutique Dutch label Smoked Recordings, with distribution Europe-wide through Continental Record Services (...so if it's not on the shelf at your favourite local record store you can ask them to order it in via CRS). Lucie's European tour starts this weekend, with the first round of shows in Deventer, Enchede and Almelo. Details here.
13 October 2012 | Tonight in Burlington with Pieta Brown!
En route to Europe via the American Midwest, Lucie plays a very special show tonight in Burlington, Iowa, with Pieta Brown & Bo Ramsey! Details here.
4 October 2012 | Castlemaine & Melbourne with Matt Walker
Two more shows with Matt Walker and his mighty band coming up this weekend - Saturday 6th at The Bridge Hotel in Castlemaine, and Sunday 7th at The Toff In Town in Melbourne, and then it's off across the seas! Details here.
20 September 2012 | Girl Interpreted
Lucie will be performing as part of a beautiful 'Darebin Feast' event in Melbourne this Saturday night; 'Girl Interpreted' - with Auslan sign language interpreters live on stage alongside the performers. Other performers on the night are Tracey McNeil, Mojo Juju and Georgia Fields. More info and tickets available here.
1 September 2012 | Spring news
We're delighted to let you know that Bonfires In Silver City will be released in Europe next month, courtesy of the good folk at Netherlands-based label Smoked Recordings, with distribution Europe-wide through Continental Record Services.
Before heading off on an extensive European tour in October/November, Lucie will be performing across Victoria, South Australia and NSW, including joining Smoked label-mate Matt Walker on his national album launch tour. Details here.
17 August 2012 | 3RRR
Lucie will be performing live in the studio on 'Off The Record' with Brian Wise tomorrow morning, as part of 3RRR's Radiothon week which starts today! And then two shows this weekend in duet with Hamish Stuart, in Thornbury and San Remo, details here.
13 August 2012 | 3PBS
Lucie will be playing a few songs live-to-air, as well as 'guest dj-ing' some of her local favourites on Australian music show Homebrew, with Jenny O'Keefe, 3PBS radio today from 3pm.
26 July 2012 | Starfish Club
Lucie will be next month's special guest at Sydney's 'Starfish Club' show on Monday 6th August. She'll be joining forces with some of the finest in a rare full-band collaboration, featuring Chris Abrahams, Jonathan Zwartz, Glen Hannah and Hamish Stuart. No presale tickets are available for this show so you'll wanna roll up early folks! Details here.
5 July 2012 | Across Victoria with Jo Jo Smith
Lucie will be touring across regional Victoria over the next few weeks in cahoots with the fabulous Jo Jo Smith, with shows in Strathbogie, Rushworth, Maldon, Dromana, Yackandanah and Campbells Creek.
27 June 2012 | This weekend...
Two shows coming up this weekend - in Canberra and Braidwood - in duet with the one n only Mr Hamish Stuart. Details here.
6 June 2012 | Winter touring
Well, after a restful and merry month of May, it's back on the road over the winter months, with shows in lots of corners of the country. Details up now on the shows page...
14 may 2012 | Radio National Album of the Week
12 may 2012 | Take Something Beautiful - The Songs of Jesse Younan
In 2008 we lost a friend and a mighty fine songwriter. Jesse Younan died from myeloid leukemia aged just 35, and just months after the release and wide acclaim of his extraordinary album 'A Good Day for a Migraine'.
Now in 2012, a new album - Take Something Beautiful - The Songs of Jesse Younan has brought together a host of local songwriters to celebrate and pay tribute to the magic that is Jesse's music.
For this project Lucie recorded a version of Jesse's haunting song 'Whatever Floats' together with musical comrades Hamish Stuart and Dave Symes. Other artists on the album include Jordie Lane, Abbe May, Greg J Walker (Machine Translations), Emily Lubitz (TinPan Orange), M Jack Bee, Jen Cloher, Jai Pyne (The Paper Scissors) and Cameron Potts and Gaby Huber (Dead Letter Chorus). Take Something Beautiful will be released on Monday 14th May through Vitamin Records.
18 april 2012 | South Australia
Lucie heads to South Australia this weekend with shows in Adelaide, Tanunda, and Verdun, all in duet with Hamish Stuart. Details here
26 march 2012 | New video page up...
Thanks to all those folks who came along to the shows with Pieta Brown & the Sawdust Boys these past couple of weeks. What a super sweet tour! x
ABC radio national filmed Lucie and Pieta performing 'Butterfly Blues' together live in the studio at the start of the tour, and this clip, along with a selection of other live clips, is up now on the new video page. With more to be added soon...
1 march 2012 | Corinbank Festival postponed
Due to insane volumes of rain - the beautiful Corinbank Festival has just been postponed. In the last few days the situation has, unfortunately, shifted from "..it's gonna be crazy wet but still fun in yr gumboots!" to..."ongoing rain has rendered the site unusable... and brings real risk of landslides to the only road in or out of the Corin Forest area ". Ah well dear Corin. We'll see you a bit later in the year!
In other news - PIETA BROWN and THE SAWDUST BOYS (USA) start their Australian tour next week! Lucie will be playing the opening set for each of these shows... as well joining PB and co for a number of songs and duets and such. Sure is set to be a pretty special little tour folks. So...tell your friends and book your tickets! x
23 february 2012 | Get your tickets...
Big thanks to all who came out to the WA shows last week - what a great little westerly tour! Next stop: Corinbank Festival - in the beautiful Brindabella Mountains, next weekend 2-4th March. There are still a few tickets available for this one - but there wont be for long. And speaking of tickets - the Pieta Brown tour starts in just over two weeks! You'll find all details for these shows - and presale info - here. You don't wanna miss out on this one folks! x
13 february 2012 | Western Australia
Lucie tours to Western Australia this week with shows in Fremantle, Perth, Nannup and Prevelly, all in duet with Hamish Stuart. Details on the shows page
17 january 2012 | Pieta Brown
News Flash! We're very pleased to be able to let you know that Lucie will be joining the fabulous Pieta Brown and her trio for their Australian tour in March 2012. These tour dates have just been announced, and tickets for the shows will go on sale on Monday 23rd January.
In the meantime, Lucie's summer tour continues... with four more shows across Tasmania this week... details here
12 december 2011 | RocKwiz
Check out Lucie's recent appearance on SBS televsion show RockWiz here. As well as a rather alarmingly detailed knowledge of her 'special category'... the show also features a live performance of Can't Sleep For Dreaming with the RocKwiz Orkestra
14 november 2011 | Summer Tour
Lots of Lucie's 2012 summer tour dates have just been announced... with shows in Tassie, Western Australia, NSW and Victoria... and festival performances at the Tathra Summer Music Festival, Tamar Valley Folk Fest, Corinbank, and Port Fairy! with more dates added soon... visit the shows page for details...
20 october 2011 | Rolling Stone
Lucie is featured in the November edition of Rolling Stone magazine's 'Ten New Female Artists To Get Excited About'!
And there is now another live clip - courtesy of ABC south east - of a version of 'Till The Season', filmed at The Tanja Hall last month.
From next weekend it's back on the road for the rest of the spring, with more duo shows with Hamish Stuart, starting with two sweet old country halls in Nellingen and Milton, October 28th & 29th... details here
5 october 2011 | Music Deli
This Friday night October 7th Radio National's Music Deli will feature Lucie performing live in the studio in duet with Hamish Stuart. The show airs at 7pm, with a repeat on Sunday 9th Oct at 4pm.
In other news, there are some new live clips of Lucie and Hamish up on the internets; a selection of songs from their recent performance at the Guildford Music Hall here, and a version of 'Northern Town' filmed by ABC south east at The Tanja Hall here.
19 september 2011 | Mullum Music Festival
More dates have just been announced across NSW and QLD through the spring, including some more sweet old country hall shows, and a return to the best little fest in the land - The Mullum Music Festival... details here
13 september 2011 | Radio Australia
Bonfires In Silver City is Album Of The Week on Radio Australia this week! ...and 'Till The Season' from the album is in this week's Amrap 'Great Southern Charts' Top Ten. The launch tour continues through September with shows across Victoria and South Australia... details here.
24 august 2011 | News Flash!
News flash: as it turns out...the boys are all in town next Friday night and we are in for a bonanza Sydney Album Launch show! Not only will there be duets with th one and only Hamish Stuart; Chris Abrahams, Dave Symes and Carl Dewhurst will all be joining us too! What a coup! Get your tickets now folks... x
19 august 2011 | Bonfires In Silver City Album Launch Tour
The album launch tour starts in just a few days with the first run of shows taking in Kyogle, Brisbane, Byron, Armidale and Bundagen, followed by Newcastle, Sydney, Katoomba and Canberra... joined by a whole lot of very special guests along the way... tickets and details here. And the album reviews have continued to roll in with some pretty extraordinary praise ... have a read of these ...
8 august 2011 | Bonfires In Silver City Out Today
Bonfires In Silver City hits the shelves - and the internets - TODAY! so you can now head on down to your favourite local record store, visit iTunes, Vitamin's digital store or place a mail order... and get yourselves a copy x Reviews have started rolling in, and glowing! and the tour starts in just a couple of weeks...Happy days on they roll... x
25 july 2011 | Radio National
23 july 2011 | Bonfires In Silver City
8 july 2011 | LT.com Radio
You can now listen to some sneak previews from Bonfires In Silver City! ... squished little mp3s of the first three songs from the album - Falling, Till The Season, and Can't Sleep For Dreaming - are up on the new 'LT Radio' here.
5 july 2011 | Tour Dates
In anticipation of the imminent release of Bonfires In Silver City, the first round of Lucie's national album launch tour dates have just been announced. More dates and details will be added soon... visit the shows page or join the mailing list for updates.
21 june 2011 | Cover Art
Well folks, Bonfires In Silver City will be hitting the shelves - and the internets - on Monday 8th August. We'll be adding some sneak previews of some of the songs here at LT.com soon, but for now, here's Rachel Stone's beautiful cover art, some new photos and some album info to check out.
22 may 2011 | Mr Tim Rogers
Lucie returns to The Theatre Royal in Castlemaine on Friday 3rd June, this time to play an opening set for Mr Tim Rogers. You can book your tickets here. In other news, this site will be getting a rather major overhaul soon... but in the meantime... there are a few updates and additions to the press page, including our first ever Transylvanian album review, for Black Across The Field, from Romanian Arts, Politics and Music site CZB. Ah, those Hercules Mirror Shields... everybody should have one...!
26 april 2011 | Recording News
Lucie's new album is well on the way to being finished folks...! It'll be out in August... and we'll be telling you lots more about it real soon. In the meantime... there are a few pics and such from the recording session at Megaphon studios here. Lucie will be venturing out from under the headphones for just a couple of shows next month - Thursday 5th May back at the beautiful Theatre Royal in Castlemaine Vic - book now! - ...a special fundraiser gig for the Barmah-Millewa campaign at Friends of The Earth, Melbourne on Friday 6th...and then a two-set show at the Harmonie German Club in ACT... details here.
3 march 2011 | Half the Sky & Drill Hall
Lucie will be performing a short set next Tuesday 8th March at the Thornbury Theatre, as part of 'Half The Sky' - Melbourne's celebrations to mark 100 years of International Women's Day. Clare Bowditch, The Stiff Gins, Deborah Conway, Sally Dastey, The Town Bikes and The Red Brigade, are all also performing on the night... and the show has nearly sold out...! so get your tickets quick folks. And just announced, Lucie will be returning to the Northern Rivers at the start of next month for two very special concerts at the beautiful Drill Hall in Mullumbimby, with a selection of some of the finest local talent. Details up now on the shows page.
7 january 2011 | Music By The Sea
Just one show this month folks - at the Music By The Sea Festival in Queensland, and then not many shows after that for a while... There will be a couple of performances over the coming months - but for the most part, we're hunkering down out here at LTHQ, working on the next album, and some other exciting recording projects... all of which we'll keep you posted on... more news to follow..!
18 november 2010 | Europe & Pieta Brown
Huge thanks to all those folks who helped make the European tour such a success and delight - especially to the crew at Smoked Recordings and Munich/V2 for all their work and support. The Benelux's leading Roots Music Magazine, 'Heaven' - has Black Across The Field as the 'Meesterwerk Feature Album' in their Nov/Dec edition - and we'll have that, along a whole host of other friendly reviews, translated in to English and up on this site soon ( - for those of you whose Dutch isn't what it used to be...). Another special big thanks too to our Romanian friends who've helped and hosted so generously with this last week of the tour x
Lucie plays her first show back in Australia this Monday night, supporting a couple of her very favourites - Pieta Brown & Bo Ramsey - at The Basement in Sydney. Then it's up to one of the best little festivals in the country - The Mullum Music Festival - and then a handful of end-of-year shows through NSW and Victoria with the one n only Jo Jo Smith. Details on the shows page.
6 october 2010 | Benelux
Black Across The Field has hit the shelves across the Benelux - courtesy of our good friends at Smoked Recordings and Munich/V2 distribution. And the local reviews have been rolling in - and glowing! Here are a couple: four stars from Norbert Tebarts in Written In Music, and this from Jan Willem Broek at Subjectivisten. The European tour has been off to a great start with some super-sweet shows in Tuscany and Paris - big thanks to all those who have come out to the shows, and helped and hosted along the way so far x One show in beautiful Totnes tomorrow night, and then next stop - Berlin, with a whole bunch of shows across Germany from this Saturday... on it rolls... updated details here...
27 august 2010 | Smoked Recordings
We're very pleased to let you know that Black Across The Field will be released across the Benelux on October 4th through boutique Netherlands-based label Smoked Recordings. Lucie will be touring Europe for a couple of months from mid September - and lots of these tour dates and details are up on the shows page now - with more coming soon.
In other news, there are a couple of new clips out there on the internets - courtesy of ABC South East - one of Lucie recording the draft of a new song, 'Falling', with Hamish Stuart, in her home studio at Bimbaya back in June, and a version of 'Over In Threes' live from the Candelo Town Hall later that same day.
19 july 2010 | Notes & NSC
Just a few Aussie shows left till the summertime folks - including this Thursday 22nd July at NOTES LIVE in Sydney, and Thursday 19th August at The NORTHCOTE SOCIAL CLUB in Melbourne. More info here...
28 june 2010 | Europe Tour Dates
Lucie will be heading back to Europe later in the year - and the first round of these tour dates have just been announced, with details and more shows - in Italy, France, Germany and The Netherlands - to be announced soon.
31 may 2010 | Candelo & Murrah
Two very special shows coming up this weekend - back in the beautiful Bega Valley, in duet with the one n only Hamish Stuart - Friday 4th June at The Candelo Town Hall, and Saturday 5th June at The Murrah Hall. These have gotta be two of the sweetest little concert halls in the country x And it's Dr Stuart's debut appearance at both - so come on out and bring yr friends. We've also just listed a whole bunch of details for late June/July tour dates on the shows page - with dates in Vic, Qld, NSW and ACT...
23 march 2010 | LT & Leonard Cohen
This week Universal are releasing a 2CD compiliation, 'Chillseeker', which includes Lucie's When The Lights Go Down from Black Across The Field. Other artists on the compilation include Radiohead, Leonard Cohen, Joan As Policewoman, Ray LaMontagne, Nick Drake, Neko Case, Jeff Buckley, Regina Spektor, Florence + The Machine, Sia, and many more...! 'Chillseeker' will be available in stores and online from March 26th.
14 february 2010 | Australian Music Prize Short List
More good news from LTHQ: it has just been announced that Black Across The Field is one of nine albums Short Listed for the 2009 Australian Music Prize, alongside Kid Sam, Sarah Blasko, Black Cab, Lisa Mitchell, Oh Mercy, Urthboy, Bertie Blackman and The Mess Hall. The AMP awards are announced in March...
26 december 2009 | SMH Best Roots Album of 2009
It sure has been a big ol' year out here at LTHQ - and to cap it off, we're very pleased to let you know that Black Across The Field has been named "Best Roots Album of 2009" in The Sydney Morning Herald, and has also made the cut in other 'Best Albums' lists in Rhythms Magazine, and Melbourne's Herald Sun. There's just one more show for the year - tomorrow night, at The Basement in Sydney, with Mr Tim Freedman, and then its off to that fine southern Isle of Tas in the new year. Details up now on the the shows page...
7 december 2009 | Australian Music Prize Long List
In news just in - Black Across The Field has been included in the 2009 Australian Music Prize Long List. (The short-list will be announced in February...)
11 november 2009 | Totnes & Music Deli
The European tour has come to an end (with a beautiful last-show-of-th-tour, to another packed house, in Totnes - thanks folks x). Lucie will be back playing in Australia at the end of the month; including three performances at The Mullum Music Fest, and a handful of other shows in Queensland and Northern NSW - details here.
In the meantime - Radio National will be airing an hour-long feature concert by Lucie and the band (recorded in September) this weekend on Music Deli: Friday 13th Nov at 8pm, and then again on Sunday afternoon (Nov 15th) at 4pm. tune in!
And in other news, compilation album HOME GROWN ROOTS volume 4 is out now, and includes Lucie's 'As You Find It', from Black Across The Field. This double CD features a whole host of great local music (including Paul Kelly, Ross Wilson, Jeff Lang...) and can be bought online here.
20th october 2009
Well, the second half of this European tour is about to begin - with two solo shows in Prague this week. Over the past month or so Lucie has played about twenty shows with fellow Australian songwriter Tobias Hengeveld, taking in all manner of veunes (bars, cinemas, truckstops, cavenous basements, old stone cellars, farmhouses, cafes, concert rooms...), and all manner of adventures, playing more and more duets as the tour rolls on. One of the Berlin shows was filmed by the very excellent Jack Rath - who then cut together this little clip of a new song of Lucie's. And there are also some new tour pics up - more added soon.
6th october 2009
Two weeks in to the EU tour and all continues very well - thanks to all the good folks who've helped make the shows so fun already! Kicking off the tour with a full-house in Paris certainly helped. In fact, the Paris trip went so well that Lucie will return to La Cooperative to play two more shows on November 5th and 6th. More dates have also been announced for Berlin and Istanbul - check the shows page for details.
5th september 2009
Lucie has been invited to record a set for Radio National's 'Live On Stage' - on Thursday 17th September - at the Sydney ABC studios, and will be joined for this special event by the whole band - featuring Hamish Stuart, Dave Symes, Chris Abrahams, Heath Cullen, plus harmonies from the one n only Kate Fagan. There's room for a very small audience - if you're interested in coming along get in touch soon! and we'll let you know more...
16th august 2009
Some of Lucie's European tour dates have now been listed on the shows page. There'll be more added soon, so check back for updates/details. And if you're in Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, (or anywhere nearby these cities), and you're interested in hosting a House Concert, or have a local venue that you'd love the tour to include, there are still dates available - so get in touch!.
30th july 2009
Another clip from Lucie's album launch at The Basement has just been added to youtube - check out Open Sky here. And in touring news, most of the remaining Australian tour dates have now been listed on the shows page - across various parts of the country through till mid September - (when it's off to Paris to start the European tour... but more on that a little later...)
23rd july 2009
The Western Australian LT-road-show starts tonight in Margaret River, and then on to Denmark, Albany, Fremantle, Perth, Rockingham and Nanson (near Geraldton.) The Nanson show - at the beautiful Nukara Farm - is limited to 100 tickets, and its almost sold out folks! so if you wanna join us for that one you'd better get in quick.
7th july 2009
There are two last shows in NSW this week to cap off the easterly dates of this big ol tour - this Thursday 9th July Lucie will be playing at The Royal Exchange in Newcastle, and then on Saturday 11th July she re-unites with the fabulous Hamish Stuart and Dave Symes, for a very special two-set trio show at the beautiful Milton Theatre. Tickets on sale now.
2nd june 2009
There are now a couple of clips up on youtube of lucie performing at The Basement in Sydney in April with Hamish Stuart, Dave Symes, Heath Cullen, and a special guest appearance by the lovely Kate Fagan on bvs - check out Great Wave and Five Years - more added soon...
29th may 2009
The next part of the tour sees Lucie head back to Sydney for an intimate solo show at The Vanguard on Thursday June 11th - tickets are on sale now. And then the northern adventure begins. More shows have also just been announced - including some dates in Western Australia and a concert at The Darwin Festival in August - stay tuned for more info.
In other news, ABC online have just added some more video footage of Lucie recording at Bimbaya - which you can see here - and any day now they'll be some concert footage from the Basement launch show on the internets too...
8th may 2009
Well folks, the first leg of the launch tour sure went beautifully. Thanks to all of you who have come out to a show to join in the celebrations x
Lucie's next show is a very special showcase gig at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne, next Thursday 14th May, as part of Vitamin Records' Indie Six Pack. Be sure to get there early, as the night includes short sets from six of the finest, starting with Tobias Hengeveld, whose new album, 'All The Lines Are Down', has just been released, and it's an absolute stunner! (it's on high rotation out here at LSRHQ, and we strongly recommend you go get yrselves a copy).
And if you go to the shows page you'll find more dates and details that have just been added to the tour. Tickets are on sale now for lots of shows through June.
Also, there's now a blog about Lucie on the Triple J website if you wanna drop by and add a comment...
31st march 2009
The Black Across The Field launch tour starts this week! And it's expanding! More shows in regional NSW, WA and the Northern Territory will be announced soon. Tour dates, ticket sales and details here.
In other news, ABC online have just put up some video footage of Lucie recording at Bimbaya - you can see it here.
23rd march 2009
Black Across The Field has been receiving glowing reviews from right around the country - including making Album of the Week in both Spectrum (SMH) and The Courier Mail. Check out what the critics have been saying here.
1st march 2009
Black Across The Field hits the shelves, - and the internets - this week folks! yep, it'll be right there in all your favourite indi record stores, your local jb hi fi, available for download direct from the vitamin website, itunes, and everywhere else you buy your music from. (and if it's not on the shelves at your local, get 'em to order it in). go on, go get yrselves a copy x
Tickets have also just gone on sale for a bunch of launch shows - and more shows have been announced - details here.
6th february 2009
We're very pleased to announce that Lucie's new album, Black Across The Field, has just gone to print, and will be released through the good folks at vitamin records on monday 2nd march 2009.
We've also just announced Lucie's tour dates for the album on the shows page - with more dates and details to be added soon...
###1st january 2009
Two of Lucie's songs have been included in the international 'Best of 2008' on US-based online radio show WOT90, with the upfield line coming in at number 3. Other artists with songs in the top 20 include Jolie Holland, Laura Viers, and fellow aussie songsmiths Clare Bowditch and Jen Cloher.
###18th november 2008
Well, tracking on the new album is just about finished folks. lucie has teamed up with stellar talents hamish stuart and dave symes for the making of this record, and they're joined by a host of special guest performers including chris abrahams and stephen magnusson. set for mixing next month, the album is scheduled for release in the new year - we'll keep you posted on the details.
###1st august 2008
currently working on the next record (about which we'll tell you more soon!), next month lucie will be playing a handful of shows in various parts of the country - two shows in sydney and katoomba to help the yearlings celebrate the release of their beautiful new record, two shows in melbourne as part of the darebin music feast, and a spring tour of tassie with kate fagan. dates are up on the shows page, more details listed soon...
###3rd july 2008
lucie will be stepping out for a little late-notice show in melbourne this month - in solo mode, at manchester lane on july 15. details here.
in other news, this site now has some new photos.
###22nd june 2008
###8th june 2008
lucie is having a rest from playing shows over the winter, while she gets to work on the next record... see you in the spring...
###1st may 2008
many thanks to all those who helped make the april tour such a success and delight. we've added some recent live reviews from the tour to the press page, and will be adding some more photos soon.
###9th march 2008
lucie will be touring the country next month, teaming up with a whole host of special guests along the way. the details are now up on the shows page.
and there's also a new photos page on this site, with new photos on it...
###3rd february 2008
###12th january 2008
###19th november 2007
lucie will be playing a handful of shows at either end of nsw over the next couple of weeks, including two very special house concerts in the bega valley with claire jenkins and kim dellavedova. details are up on the shows page.
in other news, lucie will be performing at the inaugural Corinbank Festival at the end of the summer, in the beautiful brindabella mountains of the ACT. tickets go on sale at the end of the month. find out more at their website.
###3rd september 2007
lucie's spring tour will take in three states and a territory, and starts in adelaide at the end of the month. details are up on the shows page.
###22nd july 2007
lucie is having a little rest from touring for a couple of months and will be back on the road in the spring. some of these spring tour dates have just been added to the shows page. check back for more dates and details.
11th july 2007
lucie's winter tour comes to an end this sunday with a final show in sydney's beautiful newtown theatre. doors open at 7.30pm and tickets are only available at the door, so get there early!
28th may 2007
lucie will be playing a handful of select shows in halls, theatres and community centres along the east coast through the winter, and some of these dates have just been posted on the shows page. more dates and ticketing details announced soon.
in other news, 'the upfield line' is now available for streaming via the abc's oztrax website.
8th may 2007
24th april 2007
lucie and heath will be joining the exceptional jackie marshall for a one-night-only, diy country-hall style show at the ainslie community hall in canberra this saturday night. its gonna be special. for details check the shows page.
6th april 2007
vitamin records will be re-releasing lucie's back catalogue on monday 9th april. this means that along with where night birds call, both the bud and botticelli blue eyes will now also be available from all your favourite record stores right across the country.
in other news, lucie and heath will be playing one concert at the national folk festival in canberra this weekend. details are up on the shows page.
28th march 2007
where night birds call has been officially, well-and-truly launched after a packed-out show and party in the stunning old community hall on the kameruka estate last saturday night! we'll post some photos from the night here soon.
in other news, tickets for the canberra launch show at tilleys are now on sale. check the shows page for booking details.
5th march 2007
well folks, where night birds call is in stores from today! you'll find it on the shelves of all your favourite independent record stores, your nearest jb hi fi, and plenty of other places too right across australia. and if its not there, you can ask them to order it in through vitamin distribution. its also available online from anywhere in the world via the vitamin records website.
22nd february 2007
lucie and heath have recorded the soundtrack to a new radio documentary, kameruka, which will be going to air on radio national's hindsight this sunday 25th february. (with a replay on thursday 1st march.) the music includes a couple of songs - home sized town and i have been a soldier too from where night birds call.
in other news, there are now a bunch of album launch dates up on the shows page. more dates and details announced soon.
16th january 2007
we're very pleased to announce that the new long player,where night birds call, will be released on monday 5th march, through the good folk at vitamin records. it'll be available from all good australian music stores. you will also be able to order a copy direct from lucie. lucie and heath will be playing a bunch of album launch shows, with a whole host of very special guests, throughout march and april. details of the launch tour will be added to the shows page soon.
19th august 2006
we're pleased to announce that a limited edition single, the upfield line, will be available at shows from early october. where night birds call is now due in the summertime through the good folk at vitamin. spring tour dates are now up.
24th may, 2006
lucie's new long player, where night birds call, is well under way. we're expecting it's release in the spring. we'll keep you posted... also, there are some new pictures up.
1st may, 2006
lucie & heath are playing two shows with jackie marshall and sime nugent this weekend, see the listings.
19th february, 2006
lucie is now out of range in an old wooden cottage in the countryside, so there probably won't be much news for a while...
6th january 2006
lucie will be playing a double-bill show at northcote's beautiful wesley anne with kim dellavedova's city chariot - one of melbourne's finest songwriting treasures. this will be lucie's last melbourne show for a while before she heads off into the countryside to get working on the new album.
in other news lucie has been invited to perform at sydney's 'the great escape' festival over the easter long weekend. there's gonna be a huge line-up, with other acts announced so far including silverchair, xavier rudd, hawksley workman, donavon frankenreiter, clare bowditch and the feeding set, lior, the herd, the afro cuban allstars... check out the great escape site for tickets/more info.
28th november 2005
brisbane's jackie marshall has been described as ...what you'd get if you whacked a set of tits on paul kelly and put him in charge of a bordello , and ...like watching edith piaf, janis joplin and jeff buckley all let loose out of the one person . and she's gonna be in melbourne next month, playing a couple of shows with lucie. tuesday 13th december they'll be at the wesley anne, alongside local favourite sime nugent , and monday 12th december they'll be playing a little preview show at the empress hotel (with electric guitars, and special guests making use of the empress' old piano). we're in for a treat.
17th november 2005
after being announced 'first runner up'! in the pbs festival of song, lucie has been invited to perform at the federation square main stage as part of the launch of the pbs live music week live broadcast from fed square on december 2nd. other folks playing throughout the day include troy cassar-daley, jeff lang, music v's physics, and many more...
10th october 2005
lucie and heath head off on a three week east coast tour which starts this friday at the tea club in nowra, and will see them playing as far north as eumundi in queensland. which is further north than they've played before. for full tour schedule visit the shows page. and here's a press release for the tour (pdf and plain text).
3rd october 2005
1st september 2005
lucie and heath will be joining the miller's tale for a little double-bill spring tour around victoria and south australia. the tour starts with a show at melbourne's rob roy hotel, where'll they'll be joined again by the very fine phil collings on drums, which is most exciting! for full tour schedule visit the shows page. and there's a press release for the tour (pdf and plain text).
22nd august 2005
lucie and heath play the last of their friday-night residency shows at northcote's intimate 303 this week, joined by special guest jodi martin. on saturday they'll be putting on a special house concert together, in amongst the rolling hills of beautiful sedgewick. find out more on the shows page.
19th july 2005
lucie will be making a little cameo appearance as back-up singer for the very excellent kim dellavedova, at the launch of 'for want of a better word...' - the sublime new album from kim dellavedova's city chariot . the show is on at manchester lane in melbourne city tomorrow night (wednesday 20th july), and sime nugent will be playing the opening set. doors 8.30pm.
17th may 2005
now there are even more friendly places you can buy lucie's albums. check out the shop page for details.
26th april 2005
lucie will be taking a short break from touring over the winter months, (with a few exceptions... check back for details) as she starts work on the next record. we'll keep you posted...
22nd april 2005
there are some new pics available on the photos page, courtesy of the excellent eryca green...
8th april 2005
there are some new excellent record stores where you can now find lucie's albums. visit the shop for details.
18th february 2005
lucie will be performing as part of the port fairy folk festival festival fringe next month. details on theshows page.
16th february 2005
lucie will be joined by the very lovely guitar-playing heath cullen for a run of shows along australia's east coast in march/april. details for the tour are now available.
3rd february 2005
this week will see lucie taking up richard moffatt's 'covers challenge', on his incoming show on melbourne's rrr radio. she'll be joined by bec and john from the miller's tale, and together they'll be performing an exclusive rendition of an old acca dacca favourite... stay tuned!
24th january 2005
we've added a join lucie's mailing list page to the site (at long last!).
4th january 2005
lucie has been invited to perform at the cockatoo island festival in sydney harbour this easter, with a whole swag of other folks, including gomez, the waifs, pete murray, new buffalo, decoder ring.... visit their site for more info.
1st december 2004
there are some new additions to the list of good records stores where you can buy lucie's music, in western australia and nsw. check out thecd purchase page for details.
6th november 2004
lucie has just arrived back in australia, and will be playing a couple of welcome-home shows this week: including a double bill with kristina olsen in candelo, and at melbourne's corner hotel as part of an elliott smith tribute concert. visit the tour page for more info.
12th october 2004
lucie will also be playing two shows in sri lanka this month. details for these shows are now up.
2nd october 2004
lucie will be playing three shows in germany this month. details for these shows are now up on the tour page.
19th september 2004
lucie's new record 'the bud' is one of this week's feature albums on the us-based internet radio station radioio acoustic . visit the radioio acoustic site to find out more.
6th september 2004
there is a new online distributer for lucie's records - cd baby , based in portland, usa. see the cd purchase page for details.
10th august 2004
lucie will be performing at the london's elliott smith tribute concert at the university of london union. there are details on the tour page.
9th july 2004
the start of lucie's north american and uk tour dates are now up on the shows page. more will be announced soon - keep checking back for details.
6th july 2004
the bud has been gathering some pretty friendly press, including being named cd of the week in the canberrra times , and also being hailed as 'one of the most beautiful and intimate collection of songs you're likely to hear this year' [times out]... see the reviews page for details.
16th june 2004
lucie is making a very limited edition vinyl pressing of the the bud . the edition is strictly limited to 100 copies, each in a hand printed slip case made by matt gale. to order a record contact lucie .
there are some updates to the list of record stores selling lucies records.
24th may 2004
12th may 2004
lucie lost some email messages this week, so if you wrote expecting a reply, and did not get one, could you please resend your messages... apologies to all concerned.
there is a new photo available.
18th april 2004
there is now a draft cover for the new record, ``the bud'', and the track listing is finalized.
14th april 2004
the local tour dates for the launch of the new record have been announced on lucie's touring schedule .
15th march 2004
there is now a high-resolution scan of the subway photo available from the photos page.
15th february 2004
a new song for the new record is almost done.
2nd february 2004
australia's leading roots music magazine rhythms has listed botticelli blue eyes in its best albums of the year for 2003, see the new reviews page .
there are some changes to the navigation menu and the biography is now accessible through the new about page.
1st february 2004
there is now an alphabetical song index that has links to all of lucie's song texts. of course you can still find the songs by visiting the album pages.
31st january 2004
there is a new online distributor for lucie's records, the london based virtually acoustic club, see the cd purchase page.
29th january 2004
lucie is working on a new record due out in june 2004. this news page is also new, you can check here to find out about changes to lucies site.