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TONY LUCCA


BIO: Date of Birth 23 January 1976, Pontiac, Michigan, USA Birth Name Anthony James Lucca Nickname T.J. Height 5' 10" (1.78 m) Mini Biography Born in Pontiac, Michigan on January 23rd, 1976. Raised among a large music making family, (mother Sally was the 10th of 12 musically inclined children of renowned Detroit pianist, Jimmy Stevenson) he began singing and playing at the ripe old age of three. By age eight he had begun playing and writing with his cousin and life-long musical companion, Cole Garlak. Together they spent the better part of their school years learning classic rock cover tunes (with the help of numerous rhythm sections) performing in garages and school cafeterias throughout Oakland county. At 15, he moved to Orlando, Florida to enjoy four years of working as a Mouseketeer on the Disney Channel's All New Mickey Mouse Club. After high school and the show's cancellation, he moved to Los Angeles to continue his career as a professional entertainer. He worked in commercials and on TV but soon returned to music and is now writing and recording songs. IMDb Mini Biography By: [email protected] SpouseRachel (7 July 2007 - present) Trivia Musican touring with N'Sync as their opening act (2002). Parents are Sally and Tony. Has an older sister named Ami-Jane. Was raised in Waterford, Michigan. Plays guitar and piano by ear. Is of Italian descent. Dated actress Keri Russell for several years after meeting her on "MMC" (1989). Co-starred on "Malibu Shores" with former "MMC" cast-mate and later girlfriend Keri Russell. Is still good friends with his "Her Last Chance" (1998) co-star, actor Danny Masterson. Has a cat named Pizza. Shares an apartment in Brooklyn with girlfriend Gaby Moss. Was an usher in the wedding of fellow ex-Mouseketeer Josh Ackerman on June 26, 2004. Drummer Marcus Ross always accompanies Lucca on stage in his Michigan shows. Cousin of musician Cole Garlak. Holds the record for highest sales for a record only sold over the Internet. His 1997 album "So Satisfied" as well as his 1999 album "Strong Words, Softly Spoken" sold nearly 50,000 from his personal website alone. Was the only cast member of the Mickey Mouse Club (1989) who ever played an instrument in a live performance on the show. *NSYNC's 'JC Chasez' was a co-producer on his first major label release, Shotgun, released in April 2004. Appeared as part of the house band, along with Joe Firstman, on two episodes of "Last Call with Carson Daly", airing January 31, 2006, and February 1, 2006. Good friends with actress Amy Jo Johnson, who once starred on "Felicity" (1998) with his ex-girlfriend Keri Russell. Has a niece Madeline and a nephew Stevenson, both the children of his older sister Ami-Jane and her husband Matt. Has shared the stage with Marc Anthony, John Mayer, *NSYNC, Alanis Morissette, and more. His mother, Sally, is one of twelve children born to Michigan musician Jimmy Stevenson. Opened for *NSYNC on their 2001 "Pop Odyssey" tour. Still keeps in touch with his high school tutor, Mr. Chuck Yerger, who tutored all of the "MMC" (1989) cast members. Was the only cast member of "MMC" (1989) to ever play a live instrument during a taping performance. He played acoustic guitar on more than one occasion during the 7th and final season. In 2005, he released "Anatomy of a Blackbird," a live concert DVD with a close-up, behind the scenes look at his life on the road during his 2004 California tour. At 12 he began writing and playing in various local Detroit area bands. Won the 2001 LA Music Award for Best Male Singer/Songwriter. Has also shared the stage with Macy Gray, and the late Chris Whitley. Began singing and playing guitar at the age of 3. Good friends with musicians Joe Firstman and Josh Kelley, and often collaborates with the two. Good friends with Cees Van Der Linden. One daughter born October 2009 and one step-son. Personal Quotes The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. "I've done so much traveling myself, always sifting through the same old CD collection. I just figured I'd try to make the kind of record I would want to listen to when I'm driving." (on his thought process while making his 2004 release "Shotgun")

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by TV News Desk - May 06, 2019

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by TV News Desk - April 11, 2019

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Tony Lucca continues touring in support of his brand new album, Ain't No Storm (out March 29, 2019), with a number of tour dates that include stops at Bonnaroo, the Opelika Songwriters Festival, Pat McGee's Down the Hatch, and others (see tour schedule below for all...
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by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2019

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Tony Lucca is flexing his Americana muscles on his forthcoming new album,Ain't No Storm, which he will be releasing on March 29, 2019.  Ain't No Storm reads like a who's who of East Nashville notables: Ken Coomer produced the record at his studio, Cartoon Moon, grea...
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by TV News Desk - February 04, 2019

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Tony Lucca is flexing his Americana muscles on his forthcoming new album, Ain't No Storm, which he will be releasing on March 29, 2019.  Ain't No Storm reads like a who's who of East Nashville notables: Ken Coomer produced the record at his studio, Cartoon Moon, gre...
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by TV News Desk - July 24, 2018

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Tony Lucca is set to hit the road beginning in October for a tour run with Tom Mackell that will visit the East Coast, Northeast, and Midwest for 17 dates (see below for complete tour schedule).  Lucca's dates will be in support of his new standalone single, “Nashvi...
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by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2018

The 26th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank is right around the corner, and each year receipts from the door of one show are donated to a local non-profit organization. This year's beneficiary is Musicians Corner, a program of The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Ce...
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