|Posted by Scott Metko on August 1, 2017 at 9:15 PM||comments (0)|
By Dan Armonaitis
Arts & Entertainment Writer
Posted May 24, 2017 at 10:53 AM
Country music star David Ball was 10 years old and a student at Pine Street Elementary School in Spartanburg when, on Nov. 22, 1963, he and his classmates received the news that President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated in Dallas.
“School had just ended and, gosh, I remember a kid came in and said, ‘President Kennedy has been shot,’...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Scott Metko on January 13, 2017 at 11:25 PM||comments (0)|
Written by Jessica Nicholson • December 22, 2016
Published in Music Row magazine
David Ball was recently honored by Operation Troop Aid and presented with the 2016 Operation Troop Aid Chris Kyle “Patriot Award.”
Recognized for his unwavering and impassioned support of, and contributions to, the United States Armed Forces and their families, the Grammy Award winning country music recording artist was formally honored at his annual Christmas show...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Scott Metko on October 4, 2015 at 5:45 PM||comments (1)|
Grammy winner David Ball swings back into Weirsdale
By Rick Allen
Published: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 3:34 p.m.
Grammy Award-winning country artist David Ball returns to the Orange Blossom Opry in Weirsdale Friday with his smooth style that has been described as “simple and sophisticated; jazzy, swingy, bluesy with a touch of Tex-Mex and a little Latin flavor.”
As far as B...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Scott Metko on June 25, 2015 at 4:15 PM||comments (0)|
David Ball at Mercer Street Dancehall
Dripping Springs, TX. Grammy award-winning recording artist David Ball will perform at Mercer Street Dancehall on June 25th. The event is a step forward for the Dripping Springs live music venue that has become well-known over the past two-and-a-half year for showcasing local and regional talent. The performance at Mercer Street Dancehall is one of only three stops on the band's Texas tour.
Now a solo Nashville ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Scott Metko on August 1, 2014 at 11:35 AM||comments (0)|
PEMBROKE, Ky. – The monthly Pickin’ on the Porch event at MB Roland Distillery welcomes a classic country singer to their next event this weekend.
David Ball, best known for a run of hit songs in the 90s including “Thinkin’ Problem”, “Look What Followed Me Home”, and “Riding with Private Malone” performs Saturday, August 2 at 6 p.m.
Click here to see the video for David Ball’s “Riding with ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Scott Metko on July 13, 2014 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014 6:15 pm
by Wilson Harvey, Staff Writer, Exponent Telegram
WESTON — This summer has provided an abundance of entertainment for local residents. And a show this Saturday in Weston should provide locals with plenty more.
“Seeking Asylum — A Midsummer MusicFest,” as the show is named, will feature live music from 12:30-10 p.m. at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Scott Metko on January 27, 2013 at 10:10 PM||comments (0)|
Four new inductees added to Spartanburg Music Trail
By Dan Armonaitis
Published: Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:58 p.m.
The Spartanburg Music Trail officially has four new inductees.
Hub City natives Marshall Chapman, the Sparkletones, David Ball and Buck Trent will be honored in 2013 after topping a poll in which the public was ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Scott Metko on September 23, 2012 at 5:00 PM||comments (0)|
Panel nominates 8 legendary musicians to be added to Spartanburg Music Trail
The Spartanburg Music Trail is about to be expanded, and the public will have a voice in choosing the next honorees.
Eight musicians representing a diverse range of styles have been nominated for inclusion on the trail, which celebrates Spartanburg's rich musical heritage through a series of downtown signs.
Starting today, votes will be tall...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Scott Metko on September 23, 2012 at 4:55 PM||comments (0)|
Podcast with country music performer David Ball, who comes to Billy's Barn on Saturday
David Ball, who returns to the Roanoke Valley with a Billys Barn show on Saturday, is a very quotable fellow.
Singer/songwriter Ball, whose record “Thinkin’ Problem” was a multi-million seller back in the day, has since gone indie. Though he he credits his early major label success for the way he is able to conduct his career today, he no longer cares to be on that ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Scott Metko on August 23, 2012 at 10:45 PM||comments (0)|
David Ball’s love of music sparkles
By Ryan C. Perry [email protected] | Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2012 4:00 am
As the Pioneer Playboys warmed up the crowd at the Texas Players Club with a couple of songs, David Ball watched from offstage, just out of the view of capacity crowd.
As he stood with his acoustic guitar, he wasn’t just waiting for his spot to join the band on stage — he was eagerly enjoying the mu...Read Full Post »