Ballard Set To Headline 19-Show Run

Frankie Ballard. Photo: Sam Erickson

Frankie Ballard. Photo: Sam Erickson

Warner Bros. Records’ Frankie Ballard is preparing to headline his first run, the Light ‘Em Up Tour.

Kicking off Oct. 19 in Minneapolis as part of the Live Nation Ones To Watch with Skype tour for emerging artists, 19 cities (full dates below) will experience the show by Ballard, Republic Nashville’s newly signed A Thousand Horses, and co-headliner on select dates David Nail.

Ballard has previously opened select dates for the likes of Jake Owen, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift and longtime idol Bob Seger.

Since releasing his first No. 1, “Helluva Life,” the Battle Creek, Mich., native has gone on to release “Sunshine & Whiskey,” which has risen to No. 28 on the MusicRow Chart. Both songs are featured on his latest Marshall Altman-produced album, Sunshine & Whiskey.

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10/16              Varsity Theater – Minneapolis, MN
10/17              The Pageant – St. Louis, MO
10/23              Bogart’s – Cincinnati, OH
10/24              Mercury Ballroom – Louisville, KY
10/25              Egyptian Room* – Indianapolis, IN
10/30              House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
11/1                Fillmore – Detroit, MI
11/8                House of Blues* – Boston, MA
11/13              Theater of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
11/14              Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
11/15              Fillmore – Washington, DC
11/19              House of Blues – Houston, TX
11/20              House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
11/22              House of Blues – Dallas, TX
11/28              House of Blues – Orlando, FL
12/6                Neptune – Seattle, WA
12/11              House of Blues – San Diego, CA
12/12              House of Blues – Anaheim, CA
12/13              House of Blues – Los Angeles, CA

(* co-headline with Nail)


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