Jake Dillon Band

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Jake Dillon Band was Established March 2014.
The band includes Jake Dillon Tankersley on Lead vocals and Rhythm Guitar, Colton Joe Tankersley on Lead Guitar, Eric Cope on Bass, And Casey Highfill on Drums.

Jake and Colton were inspired by country music at a young age from their fathers gift to play, sing, and write. Jake was 13 and Colton was 9 when their dad bought them a few guitars, a small sound system, a couple mics, and a drum kit. They set it all up in the horse barn, cranked it up, and it was history from there, they were hooked.

Jake started writing original music at 17. One of his earliest songs
"See You Soon" was written in honer of two of his classmates at Charles Page High School that passed away in a car accident in October of 2010. He got the song recorded at Drapp studios and took it to 95.5fm and they played it every 95 minutes for 2 weeks straight. Long story short, he had to make a lot more copies of that single and in the end he raised over $5000 for the families with all the CD sales throughout Sand Springs and Tulsa. After that Jake says he knew this was his calling, music is what he was born to make.

Jake continued to write music with some great songwriting friends of his Jason Hargrove and Jared Hard. Song after song the stock pile kept growing.

Jake is now 23 and Colton is 18. Colton took the guitar and never set it down he is truly an inspiration, and some say a prodigy.
Eric can tear a bass apart while holding a great harmony and Casey can play some sick beats.

Come hear them perform their music and some covers. You will enjoy the Show.

Jake also made it all the way to Hollywood on the last season of American Idol performing for Keith Urban, J Lo, and Harry Connik Jr. He was cut in the top 200 but the dream does not stop there.

We are excited to announce we are playing this event on May 27th. Hope you can make it out! https://www.facebook.com/events/870961476380319/

The War - Jake Dillon Band



youtube.com Written and composed by Jake Dillon Tankersley & Jared Hard Lyrics - In the back room of Grandads farmhouse there was an old chest with a rusted latch and lo...

Just want to say thank you to everyone who came out last night! It was a great turnout and we had a blast playing for y'all. Also, a big thanks to the Blackbird on Pearl for having us. Go give the Bethany Grace and GypsySoul page a like, they were awesome!
Have a blessed day everyone.

This Saturday we will be playing at the Blackbird on Pearl in Downtown Tulsa with Bethany Grace & Gypsy Soul. I'm excited for this one!

We will be playing at this event this Friday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm Hope to see you there! https://www.facebook.com/lakesidechiropracticandrehab/photos/a.751222305006943.1073741830.739943922801448/974451036017401/?type=3&theater

Watch New “Forever Country” Music Video With George Strait, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood & More


This is what it's all about http://www.nashcountrydaily.com/2016/09/20/watch-new-forever-country-music-video-with-george-strait-dolly-parton-willie-nelson-carrie-underwood-more/#.V-IPSjSl8Tw.facebook

www.nashcountrydaily.com By now you've probably heard that 30 of country music's biggest stars—both past and present—have come together to record a new song and video, "Forever Country," for the CMA Awards' 50-year anniversary. The star-studded mashup features a fresh take on three of country’s most classic songs: John Denv...

Thank you to everyone who came out to the bluegrass and chili festival to see us last night. We had a really great time and hope y'all did as well!

Videos (See all)

Jake Dillon Tankersley - American Idol Audition

Band Interests

Outdoors, Hunting, Fishing, Jammin Out, Songwriting.


Band Members

Jake Dillon - Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Colton Joe - Lead Guitar
Eric Cope - Bass
Casey Highfill - Drums


Current Location

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