Acoustic Club returns with Luke Clerkin

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Luke Clerkin

THE Acoustic Club, Limerick presents local, independent and community musicians, plus nationally touring performers. It is a non-profit organisation and 100% volunteer operated.
The next Acoustic Club happens at The Record Room on Tuesday June 21 from 9pm featuring guest songwriter Luke Clerkin.
Luke Clerkin is a two time SCC SongWriting competition winning singer-songwriter. He has been playing and releasing music for the last 5 years. His music has gained international airplay and support, whilst also topping the Irish Singer Songwriter Charts on multiple occasions.
Luke is known mostly for playing over 250 gigs in 2015, as a way of honing his craft.
Since then his music has brought him all over the world, with multiple tours of Germany, as well as festival slots in America, The UK, and Ireland.
After returning from finishing a scholarship in the illustrious Popakademie in Germany, Luke released his second EP, What Little Time We Have, in July of 2020. The EP spawned 3 singles that gained critical success and airplay all over the world including plays on Spin 1038/South West, BBC Northern Ireland, and Red FM. 2020 also saw him complete an apprenticeship with Ed Sheeran’s mentor and Nizlopi frontman, Luke Concannon.
Following the critical and radio success of his 2021 singles, ‘Lost in Translation’, the follow up jaako remix and ‘Normal People’, Luke released ‘Fall in Line’ on February 11. Luke released Owl Compass, his EP recorded with jaako, on April 1to critical acclaim.
As well as music, Luke has won multiple awards for his activism work including the Rotary International Young Citizen award in 2015. Luke is the founder of musical fundraisers, The Never Alone Collective and Co-Founder of mental health awareness group, Action for Suicide Prevention.
All aspiring songwriters, musicians, singers and community musicians are invited to attend and play in front of a live audience. All types of music and singers are welcome.
The evening features performers doing short sets of two or three songs. Also “Special Guest” slots where an established performer will perform a set of their own music.