Bio

Adrianne Blanks & The Oracles

SPELLBINDING JAZZ & ROCK

Adrianne Blanks and the Oracles, from Asheville North Carolina, bring both the swankiest and the grittiest sounds of the 60s spotlighting songs with a spellbinding feel by The Zombies, The Turtles, The Beatles, Francoise Hardy, and Serge Gainsbourg. With over a decade of performance experience, Adrianne Blanks will be sure to bewitch you with her powerhouse vocals.

Asheville-based singer-songwriter Adrianne Blanks has written “impressive melodies full of enviable talent and inspiration.” (Roadie Music). She has been heard on WNCW, Buzz Radio Asheville, Asheville FM, WTZQ, and has appeared locally with her band, the Oracles.

Adrianne Blanks & The Oracles have played at The NC Arboretum, The Grey Eagle, One World Brewing West, Sweeten Creek Brewing, The Asheville VeganFest as well as the Nashville VegFest, Georgia VegFest, The Primavera Roadhouse in Lansing, NC, Cedar Point Amusement Park in Ohio, Epiphany Center for the Arts and The Golden Dagger in Chicago.

Originally from Chicago, Ms. Blanks started her professional career in opera. Her opera career took her as far as Italy to perform lead roles in Le Nozze di Figaro and The Magic Flute. She has sung with The Lyric Opera of Chicago and Chicago Opera Theater. Career highlights include Hermia in Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Opera Naples, Ellie Mae Shipley in Showboat with the Natchez Festival of Music, and Mae in Ricky Ian Gordon’s The Grapes of Wrath with Sugar Creek Opera.

Adrianne maintains an active career singing both her original music and championing some of her favorite songwriters. She is a published model and cover model for Appalachian Life Magazine. She has been in the Top 20 most requested songs on Buzz Radio Asheville and has been interviewed on Asheville FM.

You can hear her music on Spotify, Apple Music, and all your favorite music streaming services.