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Julianne Ankley and the Rogues w/ Mark Jewett – September 11, 2021
September 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:15 pm$20
Julianne Ankley’s 4th album “With Love from Lake Huron” is now available everywhere!
Julianne Ankley’s soulful country style hails from a small Michigan border town close to the shore of Lake Huron and within earshot of the musical influences of Detroit.
Julianne’s 2020 Detroit Music Award winning single release “Why” from her new album “With Love from Lake Huron” is out in digital formats everywhere and the video can be seen on CMCTV, The Country Network Music Channel, and Youtube.
With thirteen Detroit Music Awards, including two 2021 DMAs for Outstanding Country Recording for “With Love From Lake Huron, ” and Outstanding Country Vocalist, Julianne has been writing heartfelt songs and delivering electric performances, both solo and with her top notch band The Rogues, for years. To date, she has released 4 albums and 4 singles with her freshman album “Vivid” garnering the 2012 DMA for Outstanding Country Recording. Her song “Lead Footin’ In the Left Lane” was used nationally by WXYZ (ABC) for the 2015 annual Woodward Dream Cruise televised special. From her debut EP, “No Place For a Lullabye” was used by HomeAid of America for years in their PSA campaign to raise funds for housing the homeless. Julianne performed her song “Christmas In Your Heart” for the live, nationally televised “America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” on WDIV (NBC).
As a songwriter, Julianne has written with hit songwriters, Mike Dekle, Gary Hannan, Dave Gibson, Amanda Williams, Jon D’Agostino, Michelle Chenard, and Caleb Malooley. She has performed at many songwriter shows alongside hit writers including Aaron Barker Sr., Chas Sandford, Gary Hannan, Dave Gibson, Heidi Newfield, Kristen Kelly, Byron Hill, Angie Kielhauer, Bernie Nelson, and Barbara Cloyd.
She’s been the celebrity host and performer for the Hard Rock Cafe stages in Nashville during the CMA Fest for several years, and continues to perform at Nashville’s top songwriting venues such as the world-famous Bluebird Cafe, the Listening Room, Douglas Corner Cafe, Tootsie’s, and more.
Mark Jewett is a Detroit area singer-songwriter. His work has been twice recognized by American Songwriter Magazine (2015 and 2017 Lyrics Contests) and twice by the For Song Sake Songwriting Challenge as (2013 and 2012). His listeners have noted similarities in his songwriting and delivery styles to a variety of artists, including Paul Simon, Willie Nelson, Jesse Winchester, Slaid Cleaves, Nick Lowe, and Michael Franks. While his music tends to defy any strict genre definition, you are likely to hear influences from folk, rock and pop to country and blues if you listen closely.