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Rascal Flatts launches summer tour

Monday, April 19, 2010 – Rascal Flatts will launch a new tour this summer, JC Penney Presents Rascal Flatts Nothing Like This Tour. The first leg will launch on June 25 in Raleigh, N.C. and will continue with 26 shows through Sept. 19 at Mansfield, Mass.. Kellie Pickler and Chris Young will open.

Rascal Flatts recently wrapped "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 Columbus' Crew Stadium last summer.

Rascal Flatts spent their time off this spring recording new music expected out this fall.

June 25 Raleigh NC Time Warner Cable Pavilion

June 26 Charlotte NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

June 27 Atlanta GA Lakewood Amphitheatre

July 16-17 Stateline NV Harvey's Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena

July 22 Wichita KS In Trust Arena

July 23 Tulsa OK BOK Center

July 24 Frisco TX Pizza Hut Park

July 30 Virginia Beach Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

July 31 Hartford CT Comcast Theater

Aug. 6 Cincinnati OH Riverbend Music Center

Aug. 7 Indianapolis IN Indiana State Fair Grandstand

Aug. 8 Columbus OH Columbus Crew Stadium

Aug. 12 Hershey PA Hershey Park Arena

Aug. 13 Scranton PA Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain

Aug. 14 Washington DC Jiffy Lube Live

Aug. 27 St Louis MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

Aug. 29 Louisville KY Kentucky State Fair- Freedom Hall

Sept. 2 Bethel NY Bethel Woods

Sept. 3 Darien Lake NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Sept. 4 Syracuse NY New York State Fair Grandstand

Sept. 5 Toronto Ontario Molson Amphitheatre

Sept. 16 Cleveland Blossom Music Center

Sept. 17 Pittsburgh First Niagara Pavilion

Sept. 18 Philadelphia Susquehanna Bank Center

Sept. 19 Mansfield, Mass. Comcast Center

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Back to Us CD review - Back to Us
As summer insistently steps forward and knocks at our doorstep with bright sunny rays and promises of sun-soaked hijinks, longtime pop country superstars Rascal Flatts aim to provide the perfect soundtrack with "Back To Us." Loaded with the band's signature tight harmonies and upbeat jams built around lyrics of love and loss, Rascal Flatts doesn't move far off the beaten path while carving out a high energy declaration of summer love. Fans looking for those beach cruising jams »»»
The Greatest Gift of All CD review - The Greatest Gift of All
It's the big things - and sometimes the little things - that make Rascal Flatts' Christmas album "The Greatest Gift of All" stand out. On the macro level, the country vocal trio put a little funk - well, as much funk as three Nashville guys can muster - into "Go Tell It on The Mountain." And then, the cool little bass line introducing "Let It Snow" helps differentiate this act's version from possibly millions of other versions. Much of "The »»»
Rewind CD review - Rewind
Don't worry. Just because Rascal Flatts' Gary LeVox sings, "Try to talk to George Strait into givin' us an encore" on the hit single and title track doesn't mean that the traditional country giant is all of a sudden a cornerstone for the trio that has been front and center of the pop country sound. In fact, they make it quite clear from the second the play button is struck with the hard rocking "Payback" thanks to lots of electric guitar and rocking vocals from LeVox. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Cantrell continues to satisfy – Laura Cantrell may never be a country star. Not at this stage of her career when she's 50, touring here and there and releasing new music every few years or so. But five albums in, Cantrell continues as a warm, enjoyable and worthy purveyor of her brand of country. That would mean going towards a more traditional side, not rushing the songs... »»»
Concert Review: Not only is Turner traditional, he's popular – Every time Josh Turner reached for some of those wonderful subterranean low notes, which he often pulled out during his enjoyable night show, it was like a superhero applying a superpower. He didn't need this extra advantage to please his audience; he has so many quality songs stockpiled in his catalogue already doing the job.... »»»
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