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David Ball Remembers JFK, Performs at Kennedy Center

Posted by Scott Metko on August 1, 2017 at 9:15 PM Comments 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,’...

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Operation Troop Aid Honors David Ball

Posted by Scott Metko on January 13, 2017 at 11:25 PM Comments 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...

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Grammy Winner David Ball Swings Back Into Weirsdale

Posted by Scott Metko on October 4, 2015 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (2)

Grammy winner David Ball swings back into Weirsdale

By Rick Allen

Staff writer

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...

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"David Ball at Mercer Street Dancehall," Hill Country Sun

Posted by Scott Metko on June 25, 2015 at 4:15 PM Comments 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 ...

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"Pickin' on the Porch" features David Ball in Concert

Posted by Scott Metko on August 1, 2014 at 11:35 AM Comments 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 ...

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David Ball to headline concert at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Posted by Scott Metko on July 13, 2014 at 1:25 PM Comments 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...

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David Ball inducted into the historic Spartanburg Music Trail

Posted by Scott Metko on January 27, 2013 at 10:10 PM Comments 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 ...

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Panel nominates 8 legendary musicians to be added to Spartanburg Music Trail

Posted by Scott Metko on September 23, 2012 at 5:00 PM Comments 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...

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Podcast with country music performer David Ball, who comes to Billy?s Barn on Saturday

Posted by Scott Metko on September 23, 2012 at 4:55 PM Comments 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 ...

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David Ball's Love of Music Sparkles

Posted by Scott Metko on August 23, 2012 at 10:45 PM Comments 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...

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