Nashville- April 9, 2013 – Two of the most celebrated vocal bands in America, Rascal Flatts and Journey, will team up this summer to co-headline a one-night only concert in Hershey, Pennsylvania on August 1 at Hersheypark Stadium. The show will go on sale Friday, April 12. The Band Perry and Cassadee Pope are the special guests. Rascal Flatts and Journey first performed together on the 2012 CMT Music Awards when they closed the show with the megahit “Don’t Stop Believin’” and the bands also participated in the critically-acclaimed CMT Crossroads series during Super Bowl XLVII. “We had a blast performing with Journey!” said Gary LeVox, lead singer for Rascal Flatts. “Our respect for them as musicians deepened through the television shows we did together that talk soon lead to wanting to do more. We are very excited about this concert.” “Our most recent performances with Rascal Flatts were awesome,” shared Neal Schon. “They’re great guys and great musicians, and we’re looking forward to this show.” Rascal Flatts are 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 also 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. Since its formation in 1973 in San Francisco, Journey has earned 19 Top 40 singles and 25 gold and platinum albums. The band’s Greatest Hits album is certified 15 times platinum, bringing Journey into the elite club of Diamond-certified album holders. Journey was awarded the prestigious “Legend of Live Award” at the 2011 Billboard Touring Awards in honors of the band’ssignificant and lasting contributions to live music and the touring business, and in acknowledgement of their commitment to the fans and the art of performing live. 2011 also marked the 30th anniversary of the band’s seminal anthem, Don’t Stop Believin’, which was honored as the top-selling digital classic rock song in history by Nielsen SoundScan. The group received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005. Live Nation is tour promoter and additional information can be found at www.rascalflatts.com www.journeymusic.com or www.livenation.com .
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