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Aug 7

Frankie Ballard Announces Light ‘Em Up Tour

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Frankie Ballard’s 2014 album Sunshine & Whiskey. Photo courtesy of Sweet Talk Publicity.

Frankie Ballard has announced his headlining Light ‘Em Up Tour, which will kick off in October and will feature David Nail as a co-headliner on select dates. The tour is part of  Live Nation’s Ones to Watch with Skype Tour.

“[I'm] so pumped to be taking my full show on the road this Fall,” Ballard said. “Killer venues, all my buddies and no rules … I feel like somebody gave me the keys to the castle!” Continue Reading

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Jan 28

Jake Owen & Friends Raise Over $200,000 for Kids Cancer Alliance

Jake Owen & Friends Raise Over $200,000 for Kids Cancer Alliance

Back Row – (L-R) Dennis Kurtz, Paul Overstreet, Josh Osborne, Ilya Toshinsky. Frankie Ballard, Jake Owen, Jana Kramer, Scotty Emerick, Chris Blair and Jason Sturgeon. Front Row – (L-R) Ben Bradford, Olivia Lane and Jay Mackin.

Jake Owen along with his musical pals Frankie Ballard, Jana Kramer, Paul Overstreet, Jason Sturgeon, Ilya Toshinsky, Scotty Emerick, Josh Osborne, Ben Bradford and Olivia Lane joined together for “Concert for the Cause,” a special show held January 11 at the Ice House in Louisville, Kentucky.

Hosted by Listening Room owner Chris Blair, the concert raised over $200,000 for non-profit, Kids Cancer Alliance. Artists performed an intimate show, sharing the stories behind their songs. A live and silent auction also took place, as well as an after party with Dee Jay Silver.  Continue Reading

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Jan 6

Frankie Ballard Reveals Sunshine & Whiskey Track Listing

Frankie Ballard Reveals Sunshine & Whiskey Track Listing

Frankie Ballard’s 2014 album Sunshine & Whiskey. Photo courtesy of Sweet Talk Publicity.

Frankie Ballard has kicked off 2014 by revealing the cover art and track listing of his new album, Sunshine & Whiskey, set for release on February 11. Produced by Marshall Altman, the album features Frankie’s Top 15 and climbing hit “Helluva Life.”

“I’m really proud of this,” Frankie said. “It’s got songs that really mean something to me and that I knew would mean something to other people. It’s got lots of different emotions, from partying and having fun to some really deep stuff. It’s an emotional journey as well as a musical journey.” Continue Reading

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Dec 10

Frankie Ballard Will Release Sunshine & Whiskey on February 11

Frankie Ballard to Release Sunshine & Whiskey on February 11

Frankie Ballard photo courtesy of Sweet Talk Publicity.

Frankie Ballard will release his new album, Sunshine & Whiskey, on February 11. The project’s lead single, “Helluva Life,” is in the Top 20 and climbing at country radio. The song marks his fastest rising single to date.

“Making this album was freeing,” Frankie said. “If I didn’t like something, we’d change it, and if we liked something, we’d chase it and try to get it perfect. It was an unbelievably cool experience and I’m excited to share the new music with fans.”

Frankie released the “Helluva Life” music video on Monday. The feel-good clip features Frankie riding through the Tennessee countryside on his motorcycle, taking time to appreciate the simple pleasures in everyday life.

Watch the “Helluva Life” music video below: Continue Reading

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May 26

Frankie Ballard, Kelleigh Bannen & More Added to Faster Horses Festival

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Frankie Ballard photo courtesy of Warner Music Nashville.

The first Faster  Horse Festival has added Frankie Ballard, Kelleigh Bannen, The Cadillac Three, Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys, Will Hoge, Chris Stapleton and many more to a second stage. The artists join previously announced headliners Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan along with Kix Brooks, Florida Georgia Line, Colt Ford, David Nail, Jerrod Niemann, Thomas Rhett, Thompson SquareChris Young, and Brett Eldredge among others.

The Faster Horses Festival will feature 2 stages, 9 campgrounds, late night jam sessions, food trucks, bonfires and more to highlight the unique summer lifestyle experience in the area.For the full line-up, ticket info and set times, visit www.fasterhorsesfestival.comContinue Reading

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Apr 20

The Roys to Host Christmas 4 Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament

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The Roys photo courtesy of so much MOORE media.

Country stars and celebrities will hit the golf course to benefit children in Middle Tennessee during the 2013 Christmas 4 Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament on April 23 at Pine Creek Golf Course in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Hosted by The Roys, artists Tracy Lawrence, David Ball, Bo Bice, Ty Brown, Del Gray of Little Texas, Frankie Ballard, NASCAR driver TJ Bell and many more will compete.

Competitors will compete in teams of four with a celebrity as the team’s fourth player. There are multiple prizes, including 2 shots at Hole-in-One prizes which include a new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and $25,000 cash. For more information and to enter, visit www.christmas4kids.org.   Continue Reading

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Oct 5

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Dierks Bentley and Eric Church hang out at the Love for Levon benefit, Darius Rucker is invited to join the Grand Ole Opry, Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum tweets from Australia, Ronnie Dunn makes a cry for help and Kip Moore shares a photo from a recent stop in Kansas City. Here are our picks for the Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week:

Dierks Bentley & Eric Church

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/DierksBentley.

Dierks Bentley – DierksBentley: me and @ericchurch hanging out during rehearsal for encore for #loveforlevon. ridiculous line up of folks.

Darius Rucker – DariusRucker: Tonight I was honored by my good friend Brad Paisley when he inducted me into the Grand Ole Opry. What an honor. I am in awe.

Brad PaisleyBradPaisley: One of the greatest honors of my life was getting to ask my friend @dariusrucker to join the @Opry tonight. Welcome to your new home pal.

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/hillaryscottla.

Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum – HillaryScottLA: I love it here!!!!!!! Continue Reading

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Sep 19

Frankie Ballard & Jon Pardi Team Up for “Tie One On Tour”

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Frankie Ballard photo courtesy of Warner Music Nashville.

Frankie Ballard and Jon Pardi have teamed up for the Tie One On Tour, which kicks off October 4 in San Diego, California. Miss Willie Brown will be along as a special guest. The tour runs through December.

“I have always wanted to do an old school package tour,” Frankie said. “That’s what all my musical heroes did back in the day. Piled into two Cadillacs and hit the highway! At least we get to do it on a bus. Jon and the Miss Willie Brown clan are great people and I’m honored to share these dates with them…there’ll be no shortage of fun, hell, we’re tyin’ one on right?!” Continue Reading

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Jun 8

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week


Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, the topic of conversation is CMA Music Festival. GAC’s Storme Warren goes shooting with Tim McGraw, Nan Kelley hangs with a problem solver, David Nail and Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney take a break from CMA Fest to celebrate anniversaries and Frankie Ballard looks forward to his first fan club party! Here are our picks for the Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week.

Storme Warren & Tim McGraw

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/stormewarren.

Storme Warren - StormeWarren: Shooting orange birds with @TheTimMcGraw & his bro Mark in honor of Tug #CMAFest

Jake OwenJakeOwen: Pretty fired up to see all my friends and people that have supported me all these years. This CMA week will be fun!

Jerrod NiemannJrodFromOz: I love CMA Fest! Nothing like having ya here in Nashville with us celebrating the love of Country Music.

Vanilla Ice & Nan Kelley

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/nan_kelley.

Nan Kelley – Nan_Kelley: if there’s a problem, yo..he’ll solve it- @vanillaice !!! at #TheLodge #CMAFest2012 thks for the interview,Rob!! Continue Reading

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May 25

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week


Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Brad Paisley takes his entire tour to the movies, Kip Moore celebrates his first No. 1 single, Alan Jackson helps raise money for earthquake victims in Mineral, VA., Dierks Bentley plays paintball with Navy SEALS and The Band Perry and Frankie Ballard take on physical fitness. Here are our picks for the Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week.

Brad Paisley

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/BradPaisley.

Brad Paisley – BradPaisley: ArtistsAssemble! bands&crew12:30am 3D Avengers in Indy @thebandperry @KristenKelly @kramergirl @LNTweet @ScottyMcCreery

Scotty McCreeryScottyMcCreery: Hey @BradPaisley, were over here by the river fishing.. could you quiet down your soundcheck? Youre scaring the fish away…

Kip Moore – KipMooreMusic: Truck just went number 1 and i can’t express my gratitude through a tweet to everyone who’s supported me…no words. Thanks to all

Alan Jackson

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/OfficialJackson.

Alan Jackson – OfficialJackson: Thanks for coming out and helping raise some money, Mineral! Continue Reading

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