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RASCAL FLATTS LAUNCH “CHANGED TOUR” WITH 25,000 FANS DURING SOLD-OUT WEEKEND
NASHVILLE – (January 16, 2013) – Rascal Flatts kicked off their Farmers Insurance Presents "Changed Tour” over the weekend performing for 25,000 fans with sold-out crowds in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Moline, Illinois and Springfield, Missouri. This year’s tour features The Band Perry and Kristen Kelly as opening guests.
Rascal Flatts wrapped touring in December of 2012 having played before 1 million fans and hitting a new career milestone with over 7 million concert tickets sold.
Rascal Flatts is the best-selling country vocal group of the past decade and with the #1 debut of their latest album, CHANGED, they have the distinction of being one of only four acts to have seven consecutive studio albums debut in the top spot on the Billboard Country Albums chart during the Soundscan era. Since their musical debut in 2000, the band has sold over 21 million albums, 25 million digital downloads and delivered 14 #1 singles to the top of the charts. Rascal Flatts is the most awarded Country group of the past decade, earning over 40 trophies from the ACAs, ACMs, AMAs, CMAs, People's Choice Awards and more.
Live Nation is the national tour promoter. Log on to www.rascalflatts.com or www.livenation.com for tour dates and information.
ARRESTED now in Colorado...but what a story and week for 2 brothers and their stripper sister!
Text messages and tweets by three fugitive siblings who shot at a police officer and robbed a bank reveal a dangerous mindset and a firm bond between the siblings, "We've certainly seen their mindset when... They shot at a law enforcement officer outside of Tampa Bay, Fla., and when they fired inside that bank in Valdosta, Ga. But these additional texts and tweets have given us additional insight," FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett told "Good Morning America" today. " We are concerned and feel that they are going to continue and cause problems to say the least for law enforcement." Ryan Dougherty, 21; his sister Lee Grace E. Dougherty, 29; and half-brother Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26, have been on the lam since Aug. 2 when they shot at a police officer attempting to pull their white Subaru Impreza over for speeding. A few hours later, they robbed a bank in Georg…