Jul
28

Brent Burns

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

 Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and Community college sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band.

Life soon changed when he volunteered for service in Vietnam. Several months after entering combat, Brent was wounded and received the Purple Heart. After a three year recuperation in and out of military hospitals, he returned to his love of music and hit the road performing all over the United States. Later on he felt compelled to take a year off from music and hit the college lecture circuit. Offering honest, insightful, and a humorous look at life as a combat soldier, Brent was able to help others troubled with the effect of the war on their day to day lives.

Brent Burns is no stranger to notoriety.  In response to the oil shortages of the 1980s, Burns wrote the hit song, “Cheaper Crude or No More Food,” which sold 200,000 copies the first day it was released.   Paul Harvey played the song three times; the first and only song ever played in the program’s 35-year history.  Burns’ fame has continued with guest appearances on all three major networks, interviews on the BBC, and featured articles in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune andBillboard Magazine.

Brent also has the distinction of being the first entertainer to sing for American troops overseas since the tragedy of September 11th, 2001.  Besides his busy performance schedule, he continues to perform at benefits around the world, including for the National Underwater Marine Agency (NUMA) of Australia, the Phoenix Suns Night Hoops Program, American Cancer Society, and Habitat for Humanity, where Brent is building a house with proceeds from his latest CD, “Margarita Smile.”
 

Jul
29

Lee and the Hellz Yeah

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

 Lee has been playing as a solo act and with his live band Lee & The Hellz Yeah in the Gulf Coast area since 2004. At the moment Lee is working on a new solo record "The Leavin' Sound". The solo album is influenced by Lee's acoustic solo work and creates a down home feel with plenty of Lee's signature slide guitar work. This album has tinges of everything from blues rock to downhome gospel, r&b and what some might call soulful country.

Jul
30

Jimmy Lumpkin

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Jimmy Lumpkin is a singer/songwriter playing multiple instruments, but is most fond of his acoustic guitar. In addition to his solo career, he also plays with the band "Trigger Root". He lives in Summerdale AL, close to Fish River, in a log cabin with his wife Talia and dog Charlie.

Jul
31

Crowned Jewelz

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

 Crowned Jewelz Band is a funky dance band playing a mix of blues, funk, current hits and originals. Jonesy likes to get the crowd involved when she entertains so be ready to dance and sing along to your favorite hits and maybe you’ll leave with a new favorite! Enjoy the fabulous food at Lulu’s, a frozen liquid treat and Crowned Jewelz Band!

Aug
01

Alvarado Road Show

Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

 

The Nashville-by-way-of-Texas-based, brother duo Alvarado Road Show are led by singer/ bass player/guitarist, Cleve Clark and feature A.J. Clark, singer/guitarist. The brothers create and perform rootsy American music about life, love and relationships. When you witness one of their performances, they will paint a colorful picture with words, notes and heart through warm blends of harmony that will move and forever change the way you experience music. They are brothers, singers, performers, musicians, producers & songwriters.
 
The guys frequently tell stories of the days they played in a chicken coop and in front of a laundry mat from years ago, and of the road that led them to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. “Some of those early shows at the time, might not have been the coolest, but they are some of the most memorable. We count them just as important as the big stages.” A.J. says. Cleve continues, “Without those shows, we wouldn’t be who we are today!”
 
The two are known for their ability to deliver the songs that they themselves have tailored to bare their souls. “We try not to be afraid to open up and be real. That’s where our songs come from. Our lives, our experiences, our families and understanding we live in a world of extreme joy and sorrow” states Cleve, who is the younger of the brothers. Some of the guy’s works have been showcased on the recent release by Joey + Rory, “His & Hers” on Sugar Hill Records; Ty Herndon’s forthcoming country project; the legendary songwriter Mentor Williams’ “Just Another Songwriter” project which was also produced by the brothers and features Williams’ rock classic “Drift Away”; & the new Universal Records artists, The Elderlin Chicks. Kim Williams, Mentor Williams, David Z, Tom Douglas, Stan Lynch, Rick Carnes… these are a list of a few hit songwriter legends who Cleve and AJ share catalogs with.
 
“People can count on us being around forever!” A.J. states.
 
When not on the road you’ll find them on the 4-Bar-C Ranch in the hills of Tenn

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


Month: May

Name: Erica McGhee

Hometown: Mooresville, Indiana

Job Description: Server

Hire Date: April 2, 2008

Time at LuLuís: 6 Years 3 Months

Favorite Moment at LuLuís: When I was awarded the Coconut of the Month!

Why do you love working here? I love the family atmosphere with my coworkers!

Favorite menu item (that you canít get enough of): Blackened Chicken Greek Salad

Favorite Drink at LuLuís: Jetski Killer

Favorite Band that Plays at Glenn David Andrews

Favorite Holiday at LuLuís: Noon Year‚Äôs Eve

Favorite Event at LuLuís: Fat Tuesday

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