Nashville, TN (January 10, 2011) – Warner Bros. Records guitar slinging newcomer Frankie Ballard, recently named one to watch for in 2011 by Country Weekly, Dallas Morning News and Roughstock.com, made his Grand Ole Opry debut on Friday, January 7 at the historic Ryman Auditorium.
Nashville, TN – January 6th, 2011 – Warner Bros. Records guitar slinging newcomer Frankie Ballard, who was recently named by Country Weekly, Dallas Morning News and Roughstock.com as one to watch for in 2011 will make his Grand Ole Opry debut this Friday, January 7 at the historic Ryman Auditorium.
"I’m totally humbled by the invite to play the Grand Ole Opry for the first time," said Ballard. “The opportunity to make my debut at the Ryman, on a stage where so many great country stars once played, is enough to make my knees knock a little!”
Nashville, TN – (November 8, 2010) – Already breaking through the country music charts with his rockin’ debut single, “Tell Me You Get Lonely,” Reprise Records’ hot newcomer Frankie Ballard is bringing his undeniable guitar prowess and edgy charm to his first-ever music video. Directed by Marcel Chagnon and shot in downtown Nashville, the video captures a gritty, dirty, and lonely look into Ballard’s current Top 40 hit single. The video will make its television premiere on Great American Country (GAC) beginning Tuesday, November 9.
Nashville, TN / October 4, 2010 – Reprise Recording artist Frankie Ballard was anything but lonely last week while in Los Angeles, CA. Ballard went West to appear at the Hard Rock Café’s Pinktober kick-off event at their newly opened Hollywood location and celebrated the famed restaurant chain’s month-long national campaign to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer. The event featured a performance by rocker and breast cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge. While backstage, Ballard had a chance to catch up with Etheridge.
Nashville, TN – (September 28th, 2010) – Reprise Recording artist Frankie Ballard won’t be feeling lonely for long as he embarks on tour with fellow Michigan natives, Uncle Kracker and Ty Stone. The guitar slinger and country heartthrob is climbing the charts with his debut single, “Tell Me You Get Lonely,” which lands at No. 34 on this week’s Country Aircheck Mediabase chart and No. 36 on the Billboard Country chart.
Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 to expand the presence of WMG and its family of labels in Nashville. The division is home to Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra Nashville and Word Entertainment.