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
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.
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