RASCAL FLATTS TO KICK-OFF “NOTHING LIKE THIS TOUR”
Friday, June 25
NASHVILLE – (June 21, 2010) – The decade’s most awarded group in country music RASCAL FLATTS will launch a new tour this Friday, June 25 in Raleigh, North Carolina, the “JC Penney Presents Rascal Flatts Nothing Like This Tour.” The first leg will continue with 28 shows through September 19 at
Boston’s . Kellie Pickler and Chris Young will open. Comcast Center
“We hope to take our fans on a chronological musical journey of the last yen years of music and aim to squeeze in the most music we’ve ever done in a live show,” says bassist and background vocalist Jay DeMarcus.
Rascal Flatts recently wrapped their “Rascal Flatts American Living Unstoppable Tour,” which played 57 shows during its run of June 2009 to March 2010 with a fan attendance near 800,000. This total also includes the two sold-out stadium concerts at
Chicago’s Wrigley Field and ’ Crew Stadium last summer. Columbus
RASCAL FLATTS’ Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney has delivered 11 #1 singles to the top of the chart and have more titles in Billboard’s Top 100 Songs of the Decade than any other group in the format. In the last ten years the band has sold more than 20 million albums and 25 million digital downloads while all six of their studio albums made Billboard’s Top 100 Country Albums of the Decade listing. As the most awarded country group of the new Millennium Rascal Flatts has brought home nearly 40 trophies from the
, American Music Awards, Country Music Association, People’s Choice Awards and more. In concert, Rascal Flatts continues to be one of the hottest touring acts of the decade with more venue attendance records than any other country act. They have played 400 dates as a headline act, over 700 since 2000, with a ticket tally of nearly 6 million. Gary, Jay and Joe Don have traveled to visit Academy of Country Music U.S. troops in Iraq on a USO Tour and partnered with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s hospital at Vanderbilt in to raise over 3 million dollars in the past few years. Visit www.rascalflatts10.com to learn more about a decade of Rascal Flatts. Last week they were tapped to receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Nashville, Tennessee
RASCAL FLATTS anticipate a new album this fall.
For additional information on Rascal Flatts and their tour go to www.rascalflatts.com