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Rascal Flatts starts tour Thursday

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 – Rascal Flatts will re-launch their "Still Feels Good Tour" this week performing sold-out shows in Manchester, N.H. and also New York City's Madison Square Garden. This tour leg will run into April with 27 concerts. Kellie Pickler will open.

"We love being on the road and seeing our fans," said Gary LeVox, Rascal Flatts lead singer. "It's why we love what we do."

The 2007 "Still Feels Good Tour" wrapped in November after performing 59 shows in 57 cities to over 715,000 fans, closing out the year as the 10th best selling tour in all genres, according to Pollstar Magazine.

Rascal Flatts has sold more than 15 million albums, scored 9 number 1 singles and 17 top 10 hits and current CD "Still Feels Good" became their third-straight album to debut at number one.

Tour dates are:
Jan. 17 Manchester NH Verizon Center
Jan. 18 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Jan. 24 Albany, NY Times Union Center
Jan. 25 Buffalo, NY HSBC Arena
Jan. 26 State College, PA Bryce Jordan Center
Feb. 7 Toronto, ONT Air Canada Centre
Feb. 8 Ottawa, ONT Scotia Bank Place
Feb. 15 Moline, IL I Wireless Center
Feb. 16 Ft Wayne, IN Allen Co. War Memorial Coliseum
Feb. 17 Dayton, OH Nutter Center
Feb. 21 Orlando, FL Amway Arena
Feb. 22 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Coliseum
Feb. 28 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena
Feb. 29 Memphis, TN FedEx Forum
March 1 Little Rock, AR Alltell Arena
March 7 Salt Lake City, UT Energy Solutions Arena
March 8 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
March 11 Houston, TX Reliant Stadium- Houston Rodeo
March 24 Calgary, ALB Penngrowth Saddledome
March 25 Edmonton, ALB Rexall Place
March 26 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union Centre
March 28 Winnipeg, MAN MTS Centre
April 2 Vancouver, BC General Motors Place
April 4 Portland, OR Rose Garden
April 5 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
April 9 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
April 10 Sacramento, CA Arco Arena
April 11 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion

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