Frankie Ballard is gaining countrymusic fans with his exhilarating live shows and unique blend of edgy, country rock. Superstars Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift and Bob Seger have previously selected him for coveted opening slots nationwide. This Friday (8/30), Ballard will take the stage for WSIX’s charity event to raise awareness for 30 ABES, a campaign to promote a Food Packing Event for Haiti. The free show will take place at the East-Centric pavilion in Nashville Tenn., starting at 6pm.
With an ever-expanding fanbase, “Helluva Life” is poised to follow his two Top 30 hits – “Tell Me You Get Lonely” and “A Buncha Girls.” Currently, the Battle Creek, Mich. native is in the studio with producer Marshall Altman (Marc Broussard) working on his first full length studio album.
10 Quick Quirky Questions with Frankie Ballard
Q: If you could be anyone for a day, who would it be and why?
A: I would be Katy Perry for obvious reasons.
Q: Sweet or Salty?
A: Salty, I am not much of a sweets guy.
Q: What is the last song or album that you downloaded?
A: I bought Charlie Worsham’s new record
Q: When you looked at yourself in the mirror this morning what was the first thing you thought?
A: I need to get some more sleep
Q: What is one word you say a lot?
Q: If you could pick one person to tour with who would it be?
A: Keith Urban
Q: Who has influenced you most in your personal life?
A: Jesus Christ
Q: Who has influenced you most in your musical life?
A: Elvis Presley
Q: If your house were on fire what one item would you make sure to grab before running for safety?
A: I have a big frame full of little pictures that I have collected like of my grandpa, dad and more family and there are no digital copies of those. They are just one of pictures that my mom got developed. Those would be lost forever, so I would grab those.
Q: Would you ever participate in a reality TV show? If yes, which one would you sign up for?
A: Absolutely not. Period.