News September 5, 2018

Date set for revered musician Luke Liang’s memorial service, “all are welcome”

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Date set for revered musician Luke Liang’s memorial service, “all are welcome”

A memorial service for widely-known session musician Luke Liang has been set for Monday, September 10 at Camellia Chapel at Macquarie Park in Sydney.

There will also be a gathering that evening from 5:30pm at Sydney University.

The former Papa Vs Pretty guitarist, keyboard player and vocalist multi-instrumentalist was widely known and respected, with tributes pouring in from all corners of the country.

He passed away last week at the age of 28 after losing his battle with depression.

Former Papa VS Pretty bandmate Tom Myers posted the invitation to Facebook yesterday, saying “Please share this amongst friends and help spread the word, all are welcome.”

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Liang’s session work has seen him perform locally and abroad with artists such as Guy SebastianJarryd JamesNicole MillarKim ChurchillAstaJapanese WallpaperJoy.Jack RiverAlex The Astronaut and many more.

Just this weekend, he was set to perform with friend and fellow musician Alex The Astronaut at triple j’s One Night Stand in Tasmania.

Alex Lynn was joined by Ball Park Music’s Sam Cromack for a rendition of Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ In The Wind in a touching tribute to her friend.

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