Apr
01

Nikki Talley

Wednesday, Apr. 01, 2015

 Nikki Talley is a hardworking, energetic, mountain girl with a big voice. She is one half of a FULL TIME touring husband & wife DUO based out of Asheville, NC contributing acoustic guitar, clawhammer banjo & of course her trademark stunning vocals. Since January 2012 she & husband Jason Sharp, who accompanies her on finger style & flat picking guitar as well as bass, have played 200+ shows in over 20 states touring out of their Chevy van, Blue Bell, they bought w/ money raised from a successful Kickstarter campaign.

 
Raised in Ruffin, North Carolina and hailing from Asheville, it’s only fitting that Nikki’s music is as eclectic as the state that boasts the mountains and the sea. Trying to pin down Nikki’s style, critics and reviewers alike have compared her to Patty Loveless and Gillian Welch, but to leave the comparisons there would be doing a disservice to her fiery stage performance, hauntingly seductive and raw gritty lyrics, lifted by a voice that harkens back to her Appalachian roots, and shores up on the edges of contemporary country, folk, and old time that has her audiences stomping and clapping for more.
 
Nikki’s latest release Beautiful Charmer garnered the #7 spot in WNCW’s top 20 regional releases of 2010 and #23 in top 100 releases & features Grammy-winning alt-country icon Jim Lauderdale among other guests.
 
One thing she isn’t: afraid of the microphone. Talley has undeniable stage presence…     –Mountain Express
 
Talley’s always silken, yet adaptable voice is on full display on this album, whispering sweet nothings to the listener on some songs (as on the title track), belting out her passion with full desperate power on others (as on “Fugitives”) and crooning out her heartache honky-tonk style as on “Don’t Stand” or “Sing Him Away.”    –Bold Life Magazine

Apr
02

Nikki Talley

Thursday, Apr. 02, 2015

 Nikki Talley is a hardworking, energetic, mountain girl with a big voice. She is one half of a FULL TIME touring husband & wife DUO based out of Asheville, NC contributing acoustic guitar, clawhammer banjo & of course her trademark stunning vocals. Since January 2012 she & husband Jason Sharp, who accompanies her on finger style & flat picking guitar as well as bass, have played 200+ shows in over 20 states touring out of their Chevy van, Blue Bell, they bought w/ money raised from a successful Kickstarter campaign.

 
Raised in Ruffin, North Carolina and hailing from Asheville, it’s only fitting that Nikki’s music is as eclectic as the state that boasts the mountains and the sea. Trying to pin down Nikki’s style, critics and reviewers alike have compared her to Patty Loveless and Gillian Welch, but to leave the comparisons there would be doing a disservice to her fiery stage performance, hauntingly seductive and raw gritty lyrics, lifted by a voice that harkens back to her Appalachian roots, and shores up on the edges of contemporary country, folk, and old time that has her audiences stomping and clapping for more.
 
Nikki’s latest release Beautiful Charmer garnered the #7 spot in WNCW’s top 20 regional releases of 2010 and #23 in top 100 releases & features Grammy-winning alt-country icon Jim Lauderdale among other guests.
 
One thing she isn’t: afraid of the microphone. Talley has undeniable stage presence…     –Mountain Express
 
Talley’s always silken, yet adaptable voice is on full display on this album, whispering sweet nothings to the listener on some songs (as on the title track), belting out her passion with full desperate power on others (as on “Fugitives”) and crooning out her heartache honky-tonk style as on “Don’t Stand” or “Sing Him Away.”    –Bold Life Magazine

Apr
03

Sugarcane Jane

Friday, Apr. 03, 2015

When Sugarcane Jane makes music, heads bob, feet tap, smiles spread, and hearts beat just a little faster.  Truly, the musical sugar the band produces is indeed so fine.  The alchemy of Alabama’s own Anthony Crawford and Savana Lee Crawford yields mystically sweet, organic harmonies which are both accessible and familiar, while at the same time intuitive and distinctly their own.  Whether singing original works (like Louisiana, Butterfly, and Sugar) or putting their down home sound on familiar classics (ranging from an incredibly playful and fun Hot Rod Lincoln to a spontaneous rendition of Roger Miller’s Dang Me or a dreamily mellow and psychedelic Midnight Rider), Sugarcane Jane’s appeal cuts across generations and appeals to a wide audience.  If it’s your first time to hear Sugarcane Jane, you’ll find yourself saying, “Wow, who are these guys? They’re good.” If you are familiar with their work, you’ll overhear such comments and smile knowingly as you remember the exact time and place you first stumbled onto the band.  
 

Apr
04

Kyle & Karl

Saturday, Apr. 04, 2015

These guys are a couple of local boys doing what they love and doing it great.  They are masters at putting a new fresh spin on the songs you know and love.  You will hear your favorites from Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Marshall Tucker and more, but brought to life in a whole new light.  Come on down, pull up a bar stool, and enjoy the Kyle and Karl Duo...

Apr
05

Ronnie Presley

Sunday, Apr. 05, 2015

 

The employee who best exemplifies the spirit of LuLu's is awarded the "Coconut of the Month"


Month: January

Name: Sam Jackson

Hometown: Hamilton, Alabama

Job Description: Back of House Porter

Hire Date: February 1, 2013

Time at LuLuís: 2 Years 2 Months

Favorite Moment at LuLuís: Today when I received the Coconut!

Why do you love working here? Everyone is really nice, it feels like family.

Favorite menu item (that you canít get enough of): Cheeseburger in Paradise with American Cheese

Favorite Drink at LuLuís: Fruit Punch Powerade

Favorite Band that Plays at I love listening to all of them while I work.

Favorite Holiday at LuLuís: Noon Year's Eve

Favorite Event at LuLuís: Noon Year's Eve

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