Promise of The Real: Lukas Nelson returns to Maui and HPR's ATC

Mar 30, 2017

Lukas Nelson is one of Willie Nelson's sons and spent years growing up on Maui, where his legendary father has a home. His band Promise of The Real return to Charley's in Paia Friday and Saturday, on a bill that includes Pat Simmons Jr. (son of Patrick Simmons of the Doobie Brothers) and Lily Meola. Lukas took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about his most recent POTR album, Something Real, movie soundtrack work with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, touring with Neil Young and emotional concert experiences at Neil's annual Bridge School Benefit concerts.   

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MORE LUKAS:

Hear the complete interview.

See the video for the song we featured, Something Real:

See the film Neil Young and Promise of The Real The Monsanto Years:

See a fan shot video of Lukas with his father Willie at Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit October 2016:

See fan shot video of Lukas on stage with Neil Young at the Bridge School Benefit October 2015:

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