Critics and peers alike agree that Tullie Brae has the praiseworthy vocal distinction and stage charisma that creates an unforgettable show.
The soulful blues singer and multi-instrumentalist credits her gift to her roots in gospel music, like so many great blues and soul singers before her. Her musical journey started when she began singing in an Apostolic church where her dad was pastor in Louisiana. She played piano, drums and guitar and early on assumed the role of choir director. Her artistic reputation grew within the gospel community which led to touring professionally with gospel groups.
Not only are Tullie’s influences steeped in gospel music, while traveling and performing she was influenced by the sounds of Blues, Soul, Country and Rock N Roll. If you were privvy to Tullie’s ipod “favorites”, you would discover a broad spectrum of musical genres and eras. A few of the legendary artists include Elvis Presley, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, Etta James, Tina Turner, R.L. Burnside, Janis Joplin, Joe Bonamassa, Melissa Etheridge, John Mayer, Paul Thorn and Adele.
You might have recently seen Tullie touring with her band “The Medicine Man Revue” playing on the Main Stage at the King Biscuit Festival. You might have also seen her playing the Garvin Gate Festival, Juke Joint Festival and Smoke on the Water, just to name a few. She has also headlined multiple club dates such as Hard Rock Café, B.B. King’s, Slippery Noodle, BBs Lawnside, Club Ebony while performing on television and radio. While on tour she has opened for the King himself, B.B.King and has shared the stage with multiple artists such as Paul Thorn, Taj Mahal, Bonnie Raitt, Ruthie Foster, Chicago Rhythm and Blues Kings, Bobby Rush, Cedric Burnside, Lightning Malcolm, Jimbo Mathis, Jimmy Thackery, Big Jack Johnson, Terry “Harmonica” Bean and Grady Champion and many more talented artists.
You will see and feel Tullie’s heart and soul during her performances, whether it’s her original material or a cover that has been “tullieized“. We only hope to share her lasting gift with everyone who wants an authentic and powerful show.
For more information please visit our website at: www.tulliebrae.com or contact us at 770-601-8241 or 432-201-9114.