During his time on Idol, where he was known as The Shearer, Luke also become a first-time father and gained fans not only with his raw, blues/country edge but with his down to earth personality.
Luke won Toyota Star Maker in 2011 going on to tour his “Devil In The Wind” album from northern QLD, NSW, VIC, SA and all the way to Perth, eventually revisiting the Middle East to play for our troops in the Sinai Desert with Beccy Cole.
Luke has just recorded his third album “After The Rain” in Nashville and is looking forward to touring Australia again after marrying his partner of five years and moving with her and their three children to Brisbane QLD later this year.
Golden Guitar Nominee – Best New Talent – 2012
Toyota Star Maker – 2011
Runner-up Australian Idol – 2008
“After The Rain” album ARIA Australian Artist Country Album Chart #1
“After The Rain” album ARIA Country Chart #5
“After The Rain” album ARIA All Genres Chart #49
“After The Rain” album Australian Independent Record Labels Association #1