More about Frankie…
Frankie had the opportunity of singing in front of 35,000 enthusiastic Quixstar folk, where on the same ticket were former president Ronald Reagan and country singer Crystal Gale.
He sang for the inauguration of a former mayor of San Diego, California, and for former California Governor Pete Wilson’s 60th birthday party at Sea World in San Diego.
For two consecutive years he was a featured performer at First Night San Diego, an alcohol-free alternative for New Year’s Eve in San Diego, California. The Byrds, The Platters, and The Boxtops are 60s groups with whom Frankie has shared the spotlight over the past few years.
He was the guest performer for international lecturer / motivational speaker, John Maxwell’s 25th wedding anniversary celebration in San Diego, California.
Performing at Vietnam Veterans functions has been Frankie’s way of honoring those service men.
Frankie was the featured performer for KAKE-TV’s Adult Literacy Telethon on Easter Sunday, 2000, and for the Diabetes Association through “Up On The Roof,” a Wichita River Festival event, which is a national 10-day celebration.
He sang for the 80th Birthday Celebration of the Wichita Center For The Arts.
With his wife, Phyllis, he performed several times for The Candle Club, a local private club, and the Wichita Country Club, both places having sold-out crowds.
Featured at a school music program where the students were imposters of famous singers, Frankie was “the real thing.”
With his wife, Phyllis, they presented a concert at Wichita’s famous Orpheum Theatre. With three standing ovations, the concert was such a success that the Theatre manager invited them back to do another one later on.
Other concerts with his wife include 4th of July celebrations, Labor Day celebrations, “Old Settlers Days,” etc.
Entertaining at Car Shows, Class Reunions, business organizations, and seminars, have been a part of his schedule.