Lucas Barela grew up in the small railroad town of Belen, New Mexico. After graduating high school he enlisted and proudly served in the United States Air Force and was stationed in West Texas. While in the military, he played the honkytonk circuit of Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico before moving to Nashville. Lucas has focused on writing songs and recently released his first cd called “I’m Never Going To Be Like That” which is available at iTunes
Lucas was introduced to country music at a very young age by his mother who always played her favorite artist, Alan Jackson. This is where his love for country music began. Lucas loves traditional country music and favors early 90’s country. His favorite artists are Rick Trevino, George Strait, Alan Jackson, Randy Travis.