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Frankie Releases El Rio On Vinyl

on December 15, 2016 - 10:28am

El Rio is finally being released this Friday on vinyl and just in time for the holidays! Perfect for the diehard Frankie fan in your life, pre-order yours TODAY! Be one of the first to review the product here: https://wmna.sh/elriovinyl

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FRANKIE BALLARD PERFORMS SOLD OUT SHOWS ON EUROPEAN TOUR

on October 18, 2016 - 3:27pm

Nashville, TN – (October 18, 2016) – Singer/songwriter Frankie Ballard just wrapped a scorching 10-date at-capacity European Tour with stops in Germany, Holland, Ireland, and Scotland. In addition to a sold out show on his first trip to Amsterdam, Ballard capped off the run with selling out the legendary Bush Hall in London.

Ballard’s latest Warner Bros. Records/Warner Music album Nashville El Rio was released on June 10th to critical acclaim including performances on both The Today Show and Live with Kelly.

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FRANKIE BALLARD RELEASES SCORCHING NEW SINGLE “CIGARETTE” TO RADIO

on July 26, 2016 - 2:22pm

As we get ready for one of the hottest months of the year, Frankie Ballard coincides that with the release of “Cigarette,” one of the hottest tracks from his highly lauded new album El Rio. Written by Chris Stapleton, Kip Moore and Jaren Johnston, the single is “driven forward by a slapback guitar rif and a rapid-fire vocal delivery” (Rolling Stone). It is the current single from Ballard’s latest release, El Rio, which has been named one of The Tennessean’s best 16 Nashville albums of 2016 (so far) and Rolling Stone’s 25 Best Country and Americana albums of 2016 so far.

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El Rio, Named One Of Rolling Stone’s 25 Best Country Albums Of The Year

on July 7, 2016 - 3:23pm

Rolling Stone:
Recorded alongside the Rio Grande with a band that included Bob Seger's touring guitarist, Frankie Ballard's third album packs plenty of country-rock punch, with lyrics that reference Guns N' Roses and songs that evoke the rootsy sweep of the American heartland. The highlights: "Cigarette," a lean, Eighties-leaning anthem co-written by the Nashville dream team of Kip Moore, Chris Stapleton and Jaren Johnston; and "L.A. Woman," a Ballard original built on a trio of electric guitar riffs.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/25-best-country-americana-alb...

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FRANKIE BALLARD'S EL RIO NAMED A ‘MUST’ BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND FEATURED IN PEOPLE ‘PICKS’

on June 21, 2016 - 11:42am

NASHVILLE, TN (June 17, 2016) – Critics and fans alike are loving Frankie Ballard’s new album El Rio, with Entertainment Weekly placing the “grade-A American rock & roll” Top 5 in their Must List and People Magazine featuring the album as a People Picks and raves “…this is good, pounding stuff.” The Oakland Press notes “You can hear a confidence throughout “El Rio,” a swaggering 11-song collection that finds Ballard keeping both his writing and recording craft on an upward trajectory…” giving it a B+ rating and CMT feels El Rio “showcases him as a true recording artist.” Sounds Like Nashville

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