Heather Luttrell

Online Price: 
$10.00
At the Door: 
$12.00
Performed at Steve's: 
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 8:00pm

 

If you’re like us, you prefer your music home grown, and not manufactured.
Well, musicians don’t get much more home grown than Heather Luttrell, who grew up traveling the country with her father’s band. Music began as a vital part of her childhood; it eventually became an integral part of her soul.
For nearly a decade now, Heather has dedicated her life to sowing her music among the masses, cultivating a dedicated following from the ground up. In 2002, she released the live solo album, Drive Like You Stole It, and in 2005 she followed Drive... up with the full length studio album, Grits n’ Pulp. She toured extensively to support both releases, surrounding herself with a host of award- winning musicians.
In 2005, Heather became a contestant on Rock Star: INXS, an international reality show in which a variety of singers vied to become frontman (or front woman) for the seminal Australian- based rock and pop band. Heather made it to the top 15, but was eliminated in the middle rounds of the televised contest. While INXS’s music didn’t reflect the sentiment and sensibility of Heather’s own music, she chalks the it up as a life-changing learning experience. The show also exposed Heather to an even broader fan base – it was like fertilizer on an already fertile field. Most recently, Heather has thrown herself headlong into touring in support of her studio EP, Pomegranate, and another full length live recording, Live From the Kirkwood Public House.She has opened for Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Marshall Tucker Band, The GA Satellites, The Zach Brown Band, Dave Mason, Johnette Napolitano, Shawn Mullins, Alana Davis, Tift Merrit, Jakob Dylan, Over the Rhine, Angie Aparo, Amos Lee, Ryan Adams, Elton John, The Jon Butler Trio, Delbert McClinton, Richard Thompson, Brandi Carlille, Bain Mattox, & Melissa Ferrick. 

Opening Act: 
Travis Denning

 

“It doesn’t mean much at all if I sing the blues, but it means a whole lot more when I sing the truth.”

These lines from the first verse of “Just Jaded” capture the essential meaning behind the songs I try to write. There’s nothing to hide behind, and there’s no smoke and mirrors involved. I just want to tell this story about where I come from, what I’ve experienced, and what I know to be true in life, love, and music. I hope that somewhere along the way, you can connect with something that I’ve given, and I hope that you can continue to listen and enjoy the music that you hear.

From The Allman Brothers to The Wood Brothers, Amos Lee to the Black Crowes, nailing down a specific genre to describe Travis Denning’s music is a hard task. Travis takes songwriting elements from americana, and combines them with melodies and rhythm from roots music to create songs that not only force your attention, but also make you nod your head as well