Julie & The Jukes is a Northern California Band playing pure, classic blues. A four-piece combo including guitar, piano, bass, and drums, Julie and the Jukes bring to life the classic Chicago blues of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, the Memphis sounds of B. B. King, the Texas style of Freddie King, and the classic women's blues of Bessie Smith and Ida Cox.
Julie, on bass guitar and vocals, fronts the band. With 14 years of experience in blues bands, she brings energy and charisma to the show. Charles “Chicken Scratch” Oriel, on guitar and vocals, has been playing guitar and singing for 40 years. Andrea "Rocket 88" Ariani, on piano, supplies boogie-woogie rhythms, solos and fills, Mark "Rowdy Boy" Halverson, on the drums, creates a lively, in-the-pocket groove. Whether it’s a private party, club, bar or festival, Julie and the Jukes can provide the entertainment that you require.