Walker Lukens, Sego
2704 Elm Street
Dallas, TX, 75226
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is all ages
"Think Righteous Brothers, produced by Jack White." Clayton Hodges, Austin Fusion Magazine
"I think a lot of people will wonder where have you been all their lives." David Brown, KUTX Texas Music Matters
"So, I get this CD in by Walker Lukens, I've never heard of him….I listened to it, and it was so good. I listened to it, and I thought, I've got to listen to this again. Maybe I'm just in a really good mood. And nope, it holds up. Even on my worst days, this is a fantastic record."
-Robin Hilton, NPR, All Songs Considered
" Upcoming album "Devoted," due in April, opens in soulful singer-songwriter-piano man mode but blossoms into a masterful and expansive collection of progressive contemporary indie pop. He's bright with a lyric, easy with hooks and also shows some experimental urges, especially with songs such as "Kindle to Your Fire" and "Lover," which are built on clever overlapping vocal loops and a shower of percussion. It bounces between assertive and ethereal." - Andrew Dansby, Houston Chronicle.
In the past two years, Walker Lukens has released two EPs, a full length album, a 7 inch and played some 175 shows in four countries and 30 states. You probably didn’t know that because Walker was not always good at using the Internet. You might know that his most recent album, Devoted, was released in April of 2013. Praised by NPR’s All Songs Considered, American Songwriter, Billboard, MTV Hive, and Houston Chronicle and locally by Austin American Statesman, Austin Chronicle, and KUT‘s Texas Music Matters, Devoted is “…a masterful and expansive collection of progressive contemporary indie pop,” according to the Houston Chronicle.
More recently, Lukens has put together a 5-piece backing band called The Side Arms. Having already shared stages with such national acts as Band of Horses, The Walkmen, Reignwolf, Heartless Bastards, Walker Lukens & The Side Arms are making a name for themselves. “At one moment heartbreakingly soulful, the next barn burningly raucous, newcomer Walker Lukens’ set had listeners in the palm of his hand,” writes Austin Fusion Magazine.
Sego’s 2nd long player Sego Sucks is woven with the changes of becoming a four-piece band. Originally Spencer Petersen and Thomas Carroll, the band added members Alyssa Davey on bass and Brandon McBride on guitars and keys in 2018. The sound became more focused, but the raucous spirit that has kept people sweating since the beginning is just as tangible and, dare I say, primal as ever.