Country-blues-rocker Frankie Ballard released his latest album El Rio (Warner Nashville) 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. The singer songwriter has had three #1 country hits to date and boasts Spotify streams in excess of 2.2 million.   With a combined album sales of over 450,000 to date with over 150 million total streams across all streaming platforms, Ballard continues to lead the lead country music mixing an American heartland rock sound with traditional country and blues. Frankie Ballard’s previous album, Sunshine & Whiskey, produced three consecutive no. 1 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."

The concert will be held in Howard Auditorium on November 9th, with showtime of 7:30pm. Get your ticket now before they’re all gone!


Throughout the year, the board plans performances for Louisiana Tech by famous artists, such as Lecrae and Panic! at the Disco. The students love to watch their favorite artists perform on campus!

Check out 2017’s homecoming concert, Bowling for Soup!


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