"Entertaining" - Chicago Tribune
Frankie B Band
Frankie B, a young singer, songwriter and musician from suburban Chicago, has been singing since before she began to walk. She picked up the guitar for the first time at the age of 8 and has been in front of audiences ever since. Frankie and her band put on a high energy show that is fun for people of all ages. Frankie sings songs in English and Spanish in a Pop / Indie/ Rock genre that makes people want to get up and dance. She has played many notable Chicago venues as well as Festivals..
Her self titled EP, available on iTunes, was released in the summer of 2015 followed by a release of 3 new songs in 2018. Frankie B has performed on PBS's Song Stage and has been featured on WGN News, local radio stations, a podcast, local magazines and numerous newspaper articles. In 2018 she was chosen to be part of the City of Chicago's Year of Creative Youth Celebration. Frankie's original music has also been picked up by LA Publishers.
Frankie B performs as a five piece band which include, Tom Klein (guitar/bass), Jerry King (drums), Ryan Tedder (saxophone/keys) and James Bourland (guitar). Her band has performed at numerous notable Chicago venues including House of Blues, Cubby Bear, Taylor Street Italian Fest, Martyr's, Double Door, Pilsen Fest, Wire, AMB Fest, Simone's, City Winery River Walk, Uncommon Ground, Bourbon Street, Troquet, Liar's Club, Villapolooza Fest and The Mint in LA. She is currently filling her 2020 schedule.