Frankie Bourne is a singer-songwriter from the San Francisco Bay Area. Rooted in classic rock and California Soul, his indie songwriting blends alt-country with hints of 90’s alternative and tones of college rock. He recently released two singles and an indie album for Record Store Day, in the first half of 2019 alone.
On his 2015 acoustic-laced debut studio album, Californicana, Frankie took a stance as a solo artist and emerged on the scene equipped with infectious roots-rock songs, an authentic indie sound that has been incredibly well-received by Indie, Rock and Americana radio stations nationwide, and won an award for best love song on Jango Radio who call it, "a refreshing roots rock record for the 21st Century". He supported the record with a sporadically changing group of players in the LA club scene, including keyboardist Carey Frank (Tedeschi Trucks Band, Social Distortion), saxophonist Jeremy Trezona (Saint Motel), bassist Andrew Perusi (Hanson), and drummer Clinton Cameron (Fishbone), to name a few.
He returned to his native SF Bay Area in 2016 where his new band, Frankie Bourne and the Wildcards, have quickly made a name for themselves for their explosive live shows and melodic authentic sound. Bourne produced the band's self-titled debut album, available everywhere January 2020.
You can find his music on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and CD Baby, and hear it on the following terrestrial and internet radio stations: KSVY (Sonoma), KWMR (Marin), KRSH (Santa Rosa), KALW (San Francisco), KPIG & KZSC (Santa Cruz), KCBX (Central Coast), HFM LA (Los Angeles), KHLV (Las Vegas), KHTP (Phoenix), Jango Radio, Indie Radio Music, Relax Free Radio, The Mad Music Asylum, War Stories Radio, and UK based XRP Radio, among others.
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AWARDS & ACCOLADES
In February 2019 Frankie was one of the top 10 semifinalist winners of the Creative Sonoma Next Level Songwriting Contest.
In 2018 Frankie Bourne and the Wildcards opened for Commander Cody and the Western Airmen at Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival in Sonoma Valley, CA
In June of 2016 Frankie performed in a songwriter showcase at legendary Hermosa Beach music venue Saint Rocke, as part of the South Bay Film & Music Festival.
In Summer 2015 Frankie was the featured artist in Digital Earbuds Music Blog’s “Artist’s For Your Earbuds Issue”.
In February 2015 his song "21st Century" won best anti-love song on the Jango Internet Radio Valentine's Day 2015 Playlist.