Julianne Ankley & The Rogues
Friday, October 6, 2017
With six Detroit Music Awards to her name including Outstanding Country Songwriter for 2016, Julianne Ankley has cemented herself in the Detroit and Michigan music scenes as a major talent.
Julianne has been writing heartfelt songs and delivering electric performances, both solo and with her band The Rogues, for years. Her third solo Album “Don’t Let Go” was released in August 2015 at the Ark Theater in Ann Arbor, MI. Her sophomore album “Vivid” garnered the 2012 Detroit Music Award for Outstanding Country Recording and lead to the use of her song “Lead Footin’ In the Left Lane” nationally by WXYZ (ABC) for the 2015 annual Woodward Dream Cruise televised special. From her debut solo album “No Place For a Lullabye” was used by HomeAid of America for years in their PSA campaign to raise funds for housing the homeless.
2016 has had Julianne writing with Platinum hit songwriters, Gary Hannan, and Dave Gibson and touring in England and France, and nationally in the U.S. She has also been writing with Michigan Emmy winning songwriter, Michelle Chenard, and will be touring nationally as Ankley and Chenard. Julianne continues to perform with her top notch band, the Rogues as well. (See the “shows” page for upcoming events!)
She has also 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.