CIAA partiers got a sneak peek at Lux, the spot formerly known as Jillian's over in Southend. But now you, the average partygoer, can check out the spot this weekend. Friday and Saturday will be the grand opening celebration.
And bonus: hip-hop artist Trina is on tap to stop through.
Here's the press release:
LUX Opens This Weekend in Historic South End
Premium ultra lounge hosts two-night Grand Opening Celebration
Charlotte, NC (March 23, 2011) LUX opens its doors in Charlotte this weekend with a two-night Exclusive Grand Opening Celebration, ushering in a new urban-chic style in historic South End.
The Exclusive Grand Opening Celebration begins this Friday night, March 25 and continues Saturday night, March 26. Both events are hosted by No Limit Larry from Power 98 and will feature music by DJ Incognito. Doors open at 9 p.m. both Friday and Saturday.
Friday nights event offers complimentary drinks and passed appetizers from 9 10 p.m. and a special appearance by hip hop star Trina is on tap for Saturday night. Trina has released five studio albums, four of which have entered the top 10 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Chart. Her 2008 album, Still da Baddest, hit No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Chart and peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard 200.
Tickets for both Grand Opening Celebrations are available at LUX, or online at LUXCharlotte.com. Open every day 7 p.m. 2 a.m., LUX features a full kitchen and catering options for special events. LUX is located at 200 East Bland Street in Historic Sound End, just outside uptown Charlotte, and is easily accessible from the Bland Street Exit on the LYNX Blue Line.
LUX draws much of its inspiration from old school urban culture, blended with a new school focus on service and hospitality, said Raymond Dover, Operating Partner at LUX. We offer sleek, comfortable surroundings to enjoy a birthday party, corporate event or just a night out with friends.
See and be seen at LUX, a premium ultra lounge that caters to discerning clientele. Drawing inspiration from affluent urban culture, LUX takes nightlife to new levels of grandeur with fashionable décor, modern amenities and guest-driven hospitality. Dine on a variety of delectable small plates from the LUX menu, mingle with the crowd or escape to one of LUXs exclusive VIP sections for a more private nightlife experience. Plus, LUX offers elegant banquet facilities and on-site catering, perfect for weddings, corporate events and private parties.