Covers with "big as Texas" variety - Rootsy, bluesy, pop Style


Julieann Banks

Performer - Songwriter - Vocals - Guitar - Bass - Harmonica

Julieann Banks is a longtime successful professional musician and singer/songwriter in Austin Texas. 

Her music has been described as "A kind of Down Home, cool, quasi-acoustic, R n'B style with a strong Louisiana influence and great lyrics and melodies!"

Julieann has released six albums of her own music and is currently working on a new album for release in 2025.  

She performs mostly solo on vocals, harmonica and guitar playing her original music mixed with her own versions of a wide variety of covers that can please even the broadest of audiences.   She also enjoys performing with other local groups, including Shinyribs.  

Throughout her career she has fronted national touring show bands such as Rotel & The Hot Tomatoes and The Big Time, and done international touring as a backing vocalist with Legends of Las Vegas  and also Percy Sledge.  Julieann has also performed and toured as bassist and vocalist for such notable Austin groups as  The Austin Lounge Lizards, Leeann Atherton, Earl Poole Ball and more.  

She was also bandleader, songwriter and guitarist for the award winning Apaches of Paris soon after she relocated to Austin from her hometown of Shreveport Louisiana in the 90’s.  She has performed at many prestigious  venues including The White House for the Bush/Cheney Inaugural Ball and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival-SanFrancisco.

Whether performing as a solo, duo, or full band, at a festival or a restaurant, Julieann combines her experience and raw talent with an engaging song list to create an audience pleasing party atmosphere. 

I can tell you love what you do, it shows!”

Your voice gives me chill bumps”

You made our night!”

         Song List for Solo, Duo, Trio and Full Four-Piece Band

(can do up two hours of Original Music on request)


Gimme One Reason - Tracy Chapman

Say You Love Me - Fleetwood Mac 

Kiss - Prince 

Steal My Kisses - Ben Harper

Paradise - Sturgill Simpson/John Prine

Crazy Right Now - Beyonce  

I Feel Good - James Brown 

Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett 

My Best Friend's Girl - The Cars

Love Letter - Bonnie Raitt 

Gimme One Reason - Tracy Chapman 

Riptide - Vance Joy 

Brass In Pocket - The Pretenders  

Shallow - Lady Gaga  

No One - Alicia Keyes  

The Way - Fastball 

Voodoo Woman - KoKo Taylor 

You’re So Vain - Carly Simon 

Sangria Wine - Jerry Jeff Walker 

Down at The Twist & Shout - Mary Chapin Carpenter 

Beauty Way - Eliza Gilkyson 

Tide is High - Blondie 

Three Little Birds - Bob Marley 

Down Home Blues - ZZ Hill

Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benetar

Walkin’ After Midnight - Patsy Cline 

Wish I Knew You When I Was Young - The Revivalists 

Hurts So Good - John Cougar 

Jolene - Dolly Parton/Miley Cyrus 

Free Fallin’ - Tom Petty 

You - Bonnie Raitt 

I’ve Just Seen a Face - Beatles 

Get This Party Started - Pink

Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan 

Tougher Than The Rest - Bruce Springsteen 

I Love Rock N Roll - Joan Jett

The Fugitive - Merle Haggard 

Something to Talk About - Bonnie Raitt 

Stuff That Works - Guy Clark 

Good Rockin’ Daddy - Etta James 

At Last - Etta James 

Passionate Kisses - Mary Chapin Carpenter 

Late Night Crowd - Vince Bell 

Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones 

Crazy - Patsy Cline/Willie Nelson 

Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash 

Roll The Dice - Delbert McClinton 

Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton 

Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin 

Good Riddance - Green Day 

Pancho and Lefty - Willie Nelson/Townes Van Zandt 

American Girl - Tom Petty 

………and much more!

Original Music

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