The King of Americana

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The King of Americana

When Pokey LaFarge saunters up to Castlemaine’s Theatre Royal on April 10, lending a hand will be up-and-coming Americana artist, Luke Winslow King. Born in Cadillac, Michigan, King studied music theory and composition at the University of New Orleans. In his time he has also worked as a music therapist with the Institute of Applied Human Dynamics in the Bronx and taught music at the La Velle School for the Blind. He later co-founded Earthwork Music, releasing his self-titled debut in 2006. His is an eclectic mix of delta-folk music, classical composition, ragtime and rock and roll. Everlasting Arms is his latest release, the follow-up to 2013’s The Coming Tide.