Lucas Carpenter
Lucas Carpenter After years of songwriting and performing, Lucas Carpenter has coined and realized a unique vision of what a singer/songwriter can be: he is the quintessential front man, and the mastermind behind the music. Drawing on influences from James Taylor to Rusted Root and Rufus Wainwright to Paul Simon, his assortment of musical passion produced his first full-length CD in 2000, on which he played all the instruments. He relocated from Williamsport to Pittsburgh, PA, where his second album hit the streets in 2002, this time boasting a full band and a huge sound. The following Spring found Lucas in Boston, enrolled at the Berklee College of Music, where he put together the latest incarnation of his band. With bassist Ryan Leach, drummer Michael Reilly, and keyboardist Chris Moriconi he proceeded to turn heads in a whole new corner of the country. His delicate way with words and sweetly soulful melodies make the Lucas Carpenter Band difficult to resist.