Rascal Flatts announces tour
Monday, February 11, 2019
– Rascal Flatts, will headline the Summer Playlist Tour.
Kicking off at two thirds of the group's home state of Ohio with a stop in Cincinnati on May 16, the trio revealed they will be curating a playlist of special guests to join them on the road this summer.
Lee Brice, Billy Currington, Jordan Davis, Jimmie Allen, Morgan Evans and LOCASH will join them on select dates.
"We've been so fortunate on our journey to be able to have the best of the best new and established artists join us out on tour," said singer Gary LeVox. "It's been awesome to see those artists go on to such amazing successes. We're excited this year to be able to have an awesome lineup of special guests, and we're just ready to get back out on the road this summer. We can already feel that this tour is going to rock, come see it live."
Tour dates are:
May 16 Cincinnati
May 17 St. Louis
May 18 Tinley Park, IL
May 23 West Palm Beach, Fla.
May 24 Tampa, Fla.
May 25 Alpharetta, GA
June 9 Holmdel, NJ
June 27 Charlotte, NC
June 28 Raleigh, NC
June 29 Virginia Beach, VA
July 5 Orange Beach, AL
July 6 Nashville
July 25 Mountain View, CA
July 26 Sacramento, CA
Aug. 1 Irvine, CA
Aug. 2 San Diego
Aug. 3 Phoenix
Aug. 22 Boston
Aug. 23 Philadelphia
Aug. 24 Bristow, VA
Aug. 29 Sugar Land, TX
Aug. 30 Dallas
Aug. 31 Rogers, AR
Sept. 12 Toronto, ON
Sept. 13 Darien Center, NY
Sept. 14 Indianapolis, IN
Sept. 19 Clarkston, MI
Sept. 20 Cleveland
Sept. 21 Burgettstown, PA
Fans can purchase tickets now for select cities as part of Live Nation's Country Megaticket or beginning Friday, Feb. 15 in Cincinnati, St Louis, Chicago, West Palm Beach, Fla. and Tampa. Additional dates will continue to rollout over the coming weeks.
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