Artist Spotlight: Luke Combs

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If the name Luke Combs isn’t on your radar, get ready. Like this North Carolina native’s current single declares, this talented guy will hit you “like a hurricane”. Combs is already leaving his mark all over the South, with devoted fans showing up in droves to see him perform. As his popularity and the demand from audiences grows, he will be making his way across the US to bring his music & live shows to crowds new and old.
CMA_Music_Festival_2016-1442From a young age, Combs fell in love with singing, which in turn saw him honing his guitar skills as an adult. A gifted songwriter as well, Combs has co-written every track on his upcoming debut album. His most recent EP, This One’s For You, has seen growing success, as fans continue to learn and spread the word about this humble artist. Several of the tracks, including “Hurricane” and the heartbreaking “Used To You” will be included on his upcoming album. “Beer Can” is a fun, hanging out with your buddies jam, and the title track “This One’s For You” makes it perfectly clear that Combs recognizes and appreciates all the folks who’ve helped him along this journey.

Hearing him through your speakers is, of course, wonderful, but Combs’ live shows will blow you away. An understated powerhouse onstage, Combs has his audiences engrossed from the opening lines. He is an everyman – the kind of guy you might work with or catch a beer with on the weekends, but his talent ultimately sets him apart. With a sound all his own, Combs is quickly gaining a name for himself and it’s a well-deserved one.Toadlick_2016-0631This year, we’ve had the pleasure of catching Combs at some pretty big events, including Toadlick Music Festival in Alabama, CMA Music Festival (making his first ever appearance there), and just this week at Whiskey Jam in Nashville where the packed house sang along to every word of “Hurricane”. While it’s of course amazing to watch Combs performance, watching the fans is almost just as entertaining – they are loving this guy and his music.

Whether your passion is for classic country or modern, Combs will find a way into your playlist rotation. His songs provide the best of both worlds and appeal to a wide variety of country music fans. It’s always satisfying to see the good guys come out on top, and Combs is certainly one of those good guys. We firmly believe that Combs has the talent, integrity and heart to find himself a successful career in this crazy industry. Take a look at our interview with him below to find out what he’s got coming up and what impression he is most wanting to leave with people.
As Combs said, the West Coast is a big part of the tour this year, and tickets for many of the shows are already on sale. Visit his tour page to find one near you – it’s guaranteed to be a great night of music and we promise you’ll leave a fan of Luke Combs, both as an artist and a person. Keep up with him on social media, as well by visiting his Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages. We look forward to seeing where Combs’ career takes him – this is only the beginning.
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