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Rockin' Luke set to rock Watermelon Festival 2014

Posted by Luke Stroud on July 15, 2014 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)


Rockin' Luke LeWolfe Stroud is ready to rock August 7, at the Cave City, Arkansas Watermelon Festival. Show time is 6pm. Since performing for his first time in 1995, this year will be Stroud's 20th performance at the festival! The show will include his band, the Fifties Beat (Marcus Grady, Mike Gio and Bill Lewis).

The show is scheduled to be at the Cave City Park. The Watermelon Festival is a 3 day festival that usually draws 25,000 peop...

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Rockin' Luke to perform in Batesville, Ark. at BBQ event "Smokin' On the White"

Posted by Luke Stroud on June 16, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


For the second year Rockin' Luke LeWolfe Stroud will be performing a show with his band, the Fifties Beat, June 20, 2014 at the "Smokin' on the White" River BBQ competition event at Riverside Park in Batesville, Arkansas beginning at 7:30pm. In the past the Batesville Daily Guard newspaper's Facebook page said that "Smokin’ on the White is an Arkansas Memphis Style Barbecue State Championship contest, meaning it is sanctioned by the Memphis Barbecue Network, a...

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Luke to Rock Elvis Week 2013

Posted by Luke Stroud on August 16, 2013 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Memphis, TN- Rockin' Luke will be performing in Memphis at Elvis Week 2013 this coming Saturday (Aug. 17) at The Clarion Hotel inside Dad's Place beginning at 11 p.m. with MJ's Rockin' Oldies Band. Rockin' Luke's own one-hour set will begin at about midnight, and then he will continue as part of the backing band until 3 a.m.

Tickets are $20 at the door. The Clarion Hot...

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Rockin' Luke to perform at Cave City Watermelon Festival 2013

Posted by Luke Stroud on June 28, 2013 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)

     The 34th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival kicks off Thursday with Rockin' Luke LeWolfe Stroud & the Fifties Beat opening the show at 6 p.m. in the Cave City Park, said Charles Landers, chairman of the watermelon festival committee.

     "We've had people calling from all over the state call us to see when he's gonna play," Landers said, plus fans from Missouri, Tennessee and Mississippi have also s...

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Rockin' Luke to perform in Batesville, AR at "Smokin' on the White" River BBQ event...

Posted by Luke Stroud on April 25, 2013 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (3)


Rockin' Luke LeWolfe Stroud will be performing a show with his band, the Fifties Beat, May 3, 2013 at the "Smokin' on the White" River BBQ competition event at Riverside Park in Batesville, Arkansas beginning at 7pm. Last year the Batesville Daily Guard newspaper's Facebook page said that "Smokin’ on the White is an Arkansas Memphis Style Barbecue State Championship contest, meaning it ...

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Happy 62nd Birthday to my Wonderful Mom!!!

Posted by Luke Stroud on November 29, 2012 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

          Happy 62nd Birthday to my Wonderful Mom!!!!! 

                              I Love You Mom!!!!!!!!!!

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Cancer Benefit Performance in Honor of My Mother -- April 14, 2012 Pocahontas, AR 4PM.

Posted by Luke Stroud on April 13, 2012 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Pocahontas, AR-- April 14, 2012: Pocahontas, Arkansas; Rockin' Luke (with a band) will perform a 1 hour show at the Riverfront Park at the Black River Bridge just off of Rock ‘n Roll Highway 67 South. Proceeds from this event will go to the Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society. Showtime is 4-5pm for Rockin' Luke.


Hey All!


I am honored to perform at this cancer benefit in honor of my Mom, Wanda, who is almost a 20 year breast cancer ...

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SUN Artist Sonny Burgess, Rockin' Luke Stroud, Jeanie and the Guys and Doug Greeno performing at the Silver Moon

Posted by Luke Stroud on March 11, 2012 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Original 1950s SUN recording artist Sonny Burgess, Rockin' Luke Stroud and Doug Greeno (with the Jeanie and the Guys band) will perform March 17, 2012 at the Silver Moon in Newport, Arkansas for their St. Patrick's Day Dance and Potluck.  Here is the flyer  --  

Hope to see you there!


Keep it Rockin',

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If Rockin' Luke had a wikipedia page it would read something like this...

Posted by Luke Stroud on January 18, 2012 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (2)

Rockin' Luke Stroud

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Rockin' Luke Stroud is a flamboyant rockabilly piano player and vocalist in the early rock'n'roll styling of Jerry Lee Lewis with his band the Fifties Beat.

He was born in Newport, AR a hot bed for early rock'n'roll. He taught himself to play piano after he was inspired by the music he heard on a Jerry Lee Lewis cassette tape that his father brought home when he was 9. Luke pantomimed on a broken piano for years until his...

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New short bio for Rockin' Luke Stroud

Posted by Luke Stroud on December 25, 2011 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (1)


Rockin’ Luke Stroud of Cave City is a self-taught musician, having played piano since March of 1995 after receiving a Jerry Lee Lewis cassette as a gift from his parents and pantomiming on an old piano.

In 16 years, Luke has performed with and on the same bill as many musicians such as those who helped shape the sounds of 1950’s rock ’n’ roll, including SUN-recording artist Sonny Burgess, Dale Hawkins, Carl Mann, Johhnny Cash’s original dru...

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