Jackie is a star in the Madison music scene. She ranges from Soulful to angsty rock to tasteful synth pop with ease. She writes her own stuff and has several bands she performs with. Watch for her next performance and treat yourself! ♡”



Songs By Violet (Jackie Ernst) is a solo performer based in the Madison, Wisconsin area. She is a powerhouse vocalist, musician and songwriter, and a passionate artist who loves performing from rocking the stage to breaking it down acoustic. No matter the setting, Jackie is sure to draw you in with her dynamic, edgy presence. 

Performing a variety of Rock, Pop, Blues, Country & Folk...the eclectic taste of Songs By Violet brings a little something for every music fan!

**Best of Madison 2020 - Singer/Songwriter Nominee 
**Best of Madison 2020 - Rock Band/Singer Nominee

Influences: Stevie Nicks, Pink, Melissa Etheridge, Tom Petty, Bonnie Raitt, Paramore, Aretha Franklin, Susan Tedeschi, Tori Kelly, Heart, Elle King, Halsey, Beth Hart, Led Zepplin, Brandi Carlile, Aerosmith, Kelly Clarkson, Bishop Briggs, Janis Joplin, Sara Barielles, The Chicks, Joan Jett, The Black Crows, Chris Cornell, Grace Potter, Gretchen Wilson, Panic! At The Disco, The Offspring, Guns N’ Roses, Halestorm, Kacey Musgraves, Julia Michaels, Kesha, The Civil Wars, Green Day, Hozier, Joss Stone, Alanis Morissette, Miranda Lambert, Foo Fighters, Fiona Apple and more!


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