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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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FRANKIE BALLARD'S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED EL RIO ARRIVES THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 10

on June 7, 2016 - 2:52pm

Performances set for CMA Music Festival, Live with Kelly and Today

NASHVILLE, TN (June 7, 2016) – It's been one helluva ride to get here, from Nashville to El Paso and back again, but Frankie Ballard's new album El Rio is finally only days away from release. With growing anticipation, Ballard is especially excited to hear fans' reactions to some of the new music that no one has heard.

Ballard has been playing new songs like “It All Started with a Beer” and “Cigarette” from his third LP live, but not every song has made it into the set.

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FRANKIE BALLARD PERFORMING ON LIVE! WITH KELLY JUNE 13

on June 1, 2016 - 12:00am

El Rio available now for preorder with upcoming appearances at CMA Music Festival and on Today

NASHVILLE, TN (June 1, 2016) – With less than 10 days until the release of his new album El Rio, out June 10, Frankie Ballard has announced a performance on Live! with Kelly set for June 13, one of several opportunities fans will get to see the singer-songwriter in the coming weeks.

Ballard will hold his official album release party with fans on June 9 in Nashville in conjunction with the CMA Music Festival, then will open the festival’s nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium the next night with a

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FRANKIE BALLARD SET TO PERFORM ON NBC’S TODAY SHOW JUNE 14

on May 26, 2016 - 12:00am

With New Album El Rio out June 10, Ballard Announces Release Party During CMA Music Fest

NASHVILLE, TN (May 26, 2016) – Frankie Ballard is making his return to NBC’s Today Show on Tuesday, June 14 to celebrate the release of his new album El Rio due out June 10. The platinum-selling recording artist also announced his official album release party set for 11pm on June 9 at aVenue. Those in attendance will be the first to receive a personally signed copy of El Rio.

“I’ve always been a guy who counts on music. I rely on it.

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RISING STAR FRANKIE BALLARD SETS RETURN TO EUROPE AFTER OVERWHELMING RESPONSE ON FIRST VISIT

on May 4, 2016 - 12:00am

NASHVILLE, TN (May 4, 2016) – Frankie Ballard made a vow after his exciting first trip overseas that he’d come back sooner or later.

Make it sooner. The rising star announces his return this October with dates in England, Scotland and Germany as well as a jaunt farther afield to Holland and Ireland. The tour is another sign of the rockin’ Michigan native’s growing popularity as he prepares to release his new album, El Rio, on June 10.

"Our first trip was such a great time, we decided to come back for more,” says Ballard.

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