A singer in her own right, Elvis' daughter's earliest musical memories are of obsessively listening to 45s in her bedroom at Graceland and of her dad catching her singing into a hairbrush in front of a mirror at the age of 3.
The Memphis-born Presley reclaims those roots on her new album "Storm & Grace" — an Americana-inspired showcase for her songwriting talent and smoldering alto voice.
Presley plus local band, The Deadlies, plays on Friday, Aug. 30 at Uptown Theatre Napa. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m.
Produced with elegant restraint by 12-time Grammy Award-winner T Bone Burnett, "Storm & Grace" is a marked departure from Presley’s previous albums, 2003′s gold-certified "To Whom It May Concern" and 2005′s "Now What," which both debuted in the Top 10 on Billboard‘s Top 200 chart.
the songs, but I think I was hiding behind a lot of sonic layers because it was
scary to go out there,” Presley says. “It’s easier to bury yourself in the
noise so you don’t stand out.
"This album is a lot more stripped-down and naked,
both musically and lyrically,” she says.
Tickets for Lisa Marie Presley plus The Deadlies are
$30. They are on sale now and can be purchased
through the theatre website at www.uptowntheatrenapa.com, at Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com) or at the theatre box office (please call
707.259.0123 ext. 6 for hours).
To find out more, please visit www.uptowntheatrenapa.com.