The Luka State confirm Worthing gig

The Luka State confirm a Worthing date later this year as they release their debut album Fall In Fall Out.

The Luka State
The Luka State

They will play The Factory Live, Worthing on September 21.

Promoter Thom Milner-Smith said: “The Luka State, one of the UK’s most exciting up-and-coming rock and roll bands, have just released their debut album, Fall In Fall Out. Spanning 12 tracks including the previously released single Feel It, it is available now to buy on CD, vinyl and across all digital platforms.

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“Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the four-piece can’t celebrate in the traditional way with an album launch, so they decided to do an album launch physically sending a copy of their album into space. This morning saw Lego figurine versions of the band board a weather balloon and travel into space.

“Alongside the release of Fall In, Fall Out, The Luka State have also just announced a UK/European tour for September. The band will kick things off at Sheffield’s Record Junkee on September 1 and wrap things up in Worthing at The Factory Live on September 21. The Winsford-based lads will hit several cities in the UK such as Manchester and London and European cities including Berlin and Paris.

“The band recently teamed up with some of the UK music industry’s finest concert promoters and put on a virtual live tour. Despite not having the chance to play their latest releases live, The Luka State have surpassed a whopping ten million streams on Spotify while continuing to gain nearly half a million streams each month! Brought up on bands such as The Clash and The Jam, Conrad and bassist Sam Bell met in their local youth club and have been playing music together since they were just 12 years old. After seeing drummer Jake Barnabas play at a festival and meeting guitarist Lewis Pusey, they knew they had completed the band.”

“Having all grown up in the same small north-western town of Winsford, Conrad has explained there’s not much to do there; you either play music or you play football. Despite almost going down the latter route, they chose music and the rest is history.”

The Luka State are Sam Bell (bassist), Conrad Ellis (lead singer), Jake Barnabas (drummer) and Lewis Pusey (guitarist).