“Luke Escombe is funny and brave, a showman and an artist, a brilliantly engaging lyricist, expert tunesmith, fine guitarist and exceptional singer. Seldom is such sophistication wrapped in a coating of such overt fun. Hear him"”

— John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald

New in 2022

WHAle beach road

Written in the aftermath of the bushfires and recorded in stolen moments between lockdowns with some of Sydney's finest musicians, this is an album of deep, soul-searching songs inspired by family stories, history and memory. 

Performing in Vienna, January 2018

A truly entertaining and passionate speaker at our professional nursing conference. Luke grabbed all of our hearts”

— Stephanie Buckton, IBD Nurses Australia

"Chronic" promo image for the 2011 Sydney Fringe. Photo by Stephen Oxenbury

A tireless crusader for the IBD community, Luke is never too busy to respond to a request and help a teenager struggling with their condition. He has used his gift for music and song to foster greater understanding of Crohn’s disease in the everyday community and because of his dedication we have been able to reach more people and raise more funds and awareness.”

— Francesca Manglaviti, CEO of Crohn's and Colitis Australia

As "Aspara Gus", leader of The Vegetable Plot. Photo by Lyn Taylor

His candid down to earth humour is not only hilariously funny but refreshingly honest and humbling. Luke is a truly talented individual who has risen above personal adversity to share his experiences and make the world a better place through music and laughter. ”

— Janette Randall, Chair, NPS Medicinewise

MCing NSW Health Pathology Awards 2020

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