18 year old artist from Auburn, New York, Luke Mock, has a true passion for music. Inspired by famous musicians like Shawn Mendes, John Mayer, and Brendon Urie, Luke has developed his own unique playing style. His overall goal is to demonstrate his own emotions and life through catchy and meaningful lyrics that inspire listeners to believe in themselves and their dreams. Luke has opened for national acts such as John Gorka, Mark Doyle, John Whiting, Neyla Pekarek, and more on Auburn Public Theater’s Main Stage and Stage Right. Luke also performed in Perform 4 Purpose’s wildly successful WinterFest 2019 at Auburn Public Theater, where he was headlining the Main Stage for his first album release. His debut album “Awaken” released on February 10th, 2019.
Luke and many other young musicians are members of the non-profit organization, Perform 4 Purpose. This organization provides opportunities for kids to play live music and raise money for charities, benefits, and more. While helping those in need, kids develop musicianship by performing in the community and trying new things. Perform 4 Purpose has helped raise over $800,000 within the county. Learn more or make a donation to Perform 4 Purpose by visiting their website at: http://perform4purpose.org
Private Property is a duet band with Luke Mock and Shelby Weeks. Luke and Shelby are students of the Exchange Street Records music program at Auburn Public Theater, and Perform 4 Purpose, under the guidance of Jim Van Arsdale. They have opened for national acts such as John Gorka on Auburn Public Theater’s Main Stage, in addition to performing regularly in Stage Right, local bars, and restaurants.