The Sioux Empire Fair is proud to welcome FRANKIE BALLARD to the Sioux Empire Fair on Saturday, August 7, 2021.The show is FREE with paid fair admission on the Billion Automotive Main Stage! Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 - 12, and free for children ages 5 and under. VIP area tickets are $20 per person per day and will be on sale Friday, July 23rd at the Sioux Empire Fair Box Office in the Armory on the north end of the fairgrounds or can be purchased over the phone at 605.367.7178.
Country-blues-rocker Frankie Ballard released his latest album El Rio to critical acclaim and was selected by Rolling Stone as one of the 25 Best Country and Americana albums of 2016 and The Tennessean as one of the best 16 Nashville albums of 2016.
With combined album sales of over 450,000 to date and over 150 million total streams across all streaming platforms, Ballard continues to be a country music stand-out, mixing an American heartland rock sound with traditional country and blues.
Frankie Ballard’s previous album, Sunshine & Whiskey, produced three consecutive number one singles –the platinum-certified “Sunshine & Whiskey,” the gold-certified “Helluva Life,” and one of the Top 3 Billboard Country Airplay songs of 2015, “Young & Crazy.”
He has performed on national television including Today, Live with Kelly and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Ballard has performed and toured with Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Bob Seger, Kenny Chesney, Sugarland, Big and Rich as well as at festivals such as Summerfest, Tortuga Music Festival, CMA Fest and many more.
The 2021 Sioux Empire Fair will run Thursday, August 5 through Saturday, August 14. For more information and details leading up to the event, visit www.siouxempirefair.com.