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    Nick Horner and Luke Chohany perform at the Lazy Lizard Hostel.
    Photo by Charles Bruce

    The band Nick and Luke recently stopped in at the Lazy Lizard Hostel for a house concert. Nicholas Horner and Lucas Chohany perform with a brother-style harmony that evokes the Everly Brothers.

    They perform the old swing standards, but the duo isn’t afraid to dip into bluegrass and Americana, and blast through rock as far as their ’30s vintage guitars will take them.

    The boys gleefully cross the country playing everything from small venues and house concerts to auditoriums and festivals. They’ve crossed from the East to the West Coast, playing almost every night.

    From Moab they headed to Denver by way of the Bread Bar in Silver Plume, a ghost town high in the Rockies. The tour continues on to their respective homes in New York City (Nick) and Baltimore (Luke).

    Horner hails from the mountains north of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. His high harmony can be heard on over 20 recordings from folk to rock, by way of jazz and pop.

    Originally from outside of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Chohany is often considered among the top folk musicians rooted in the Baltimore area. He has performed with the Bumper Jacksons, Uncle Baltimore, and Baltimore Swing Drop.

    They have a CD, “Nick and Luke, Volume 2” that features songs from “So Lonesome I Could Cry” to “King of the Road.” Find more information about them on their website, nickandlukemusic.com.

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