October 6, 2015


Julie Says No band members

Julie Says No is a 4-piece group of experienced local musicians: (L-R) Nigel Houghton on guitar, Don Ault on drums, Julie Fanning on lead vocals, and Tim Knox on bass.

We have been performing in the DC area for years, playing venues such as Farm Brew LIVE, Malone’s, World of Beer, Spanky’s Shenanigans, the Winery at Bull Run, Lost Rhino Brewing Co., and Lion & Bull, to name a few. Each of us brings our own spin to covers of songs by the likes of Susan Tedeschi, Alabama Shakes, Jimi Hendrix, North Mississippi Allstars, CCR and Gary Clark, Jr…among so many others.


Some of the tunes on our ever-expanding list:

Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing
Bad Love
Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
Born Under a Bad Sign
Bright Lights
Can’t You See
Come Together
Dust Bowl
Folsom Prison Blues
Going Down
Gold Dust Woman
Green River
Hard to Handle
Hey Bartender
Hold On
Hoochie Coochie Man
I’d Rather Be Blind, Crippled
& Crazy
Just Another Night*
Keep Your Hands to Yourself
Killing Floor
Little by Little
Love Me Like a Man
Midnight Rider
Midnight Train
Mustang Sally
Pass that Bottle
Play that Funky Music
Pride and Joy
Red House
Roadhouse Blues 
Rocky Mountain Way
Rollin’ and Tumblin’
Shake Your Hips
Shake Your Moneymaker
Some Kind of Wonderful
Stormy Monday
The Sky Is Crying
Too Rolling Stoned
Train Train
Turtle Blues
VooDoo Chile
VooDoo Woman 

*Original song



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  • Sat

    JSN at Horseshoe Curve

    8:00 pm to midnight

    The Horseshoe Curve Restaurant
    1162 Pine Grove Rd 
    20135 Bluemont, Virginia

    This is our first time at The Horseshoe Curve—which is a family-run Pub in operation since 1946. They have a big beer and wine selection along with a reputation for awesome burgers. They are also big supporters of live music. We are really looking forward to this. Come out and enjoy some longer days out in the country!

  • Fri

    One Love: Celebration of Life with the Arts

    7:10 - 7:40 pm

    Harris Pavilion
    9201 Center Street
    Manassas, VA 20110

    One Love Manassas is a 3-day multi-media art event that is a celebration of life and our diverse artistic community (April 26-28). JSN is excited to have once again been chosen as one of the performers for this event—which has a variety of artists and genres of music for you to experience. We are playing a 30-minute set on Friday evening (April 26) in the Harris Pavilion, right near the railroad tracks in historic old town Manassas from 7:10-7:40 pm. Free event!

    In addition to music the festival will include visual arts, film & photography, performing arts, etc. via workshops, a marketplace and speaker panels.
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  • Sat

    Gig @ Sinistral Brewing

    7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

    Sinistral Brewing Co.
    9419 Main Street
    Manassas, VA  20110

    JSN is excited to be back at Sinistral Brewing! Located in the heart of old town Manassas, the beer is fantastic and besides the taproom they have the perfect outdoor courtyard for hanging out and drinking craft beer. Dog- and kid-friendly brewery. Outside food ok (although Philly Tavern is right next door!). This time of the year the weather should be amazing to linger outdoors, too. Plenty of free parking in the garage across the street.

  • Sat

    Winery at Bull Run

    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    The Winery at Bull Run
    15950 Lee Highway
    Centreville, VA 20120

    JSN returns to the Winery at Bull Run on Mothers Day weekend. Join us in the beautiful Virginia countryside and enjoy the afternoon with some amazing wines and listening to live music! The winery is located just outside of Centreville, in the battlefield area of Manassas on 29. Bring some food and settle in for some hot electric blues and rock with Julie Says No.

  • Sat

    JSN at Mariachis

    9:00 pm to midnight

    Mariachis Tequileria & Restaurant
    9428 Battle St 
    Manassas, Virginia

    Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mariachismanassas/

    This is our first time playing at Mariachis. Located in old town Manassas, this venue has become a big supporter of the local live music scene. Their food and staff are top-notch and they boast more than 80 different tequilas. The restaurant is located across the street from the historic Candy Factory museum and across the railroad tracks from the parking garage and historic train depot. Come for the food and drinks and stay for Julie Says No!  "Mariachis—the spirit of Mexico in the heart of Downtown Manassas!"