Wednesday, February 1, 2012
– Rascal Flatts announced today they will launch a brand new tour beginning this summer, "The American Band Tour." The tour will feature an all band set-up with Little Big Town, Eli Young Band and Edens Edge opening.
The shows will begin in Hartford, Conn., on June 15 and go into at least September.
"We are always looking for new ways to re-energize our live shows," said Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts. "We thought bringing out these bands, whom are among some of our favorite vocal groups, would make a great night of entertainment!"
Tour dates are:
June 15 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre
June 16 Boston, MA Comcast Center
June 23 Washington DC Jiffy Lube Live
June 24 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live
June 29 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center
June 30 Darien Center, NY Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center
July 6 Bangor, ME Bangor Waterfront Pavilion
July 13 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Center**
July 14 Houston, TX Woodlands Pavilion**
July 20 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theater
July 22 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
July 27 St Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 28 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amp.
Aug. 9 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug. 10 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Center
Aug. 11 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug. 31 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
Sept. 1 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
tba Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
tba San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
tba Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
tba Tampa, FL 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
tba W Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
**Thompson Square will replace Eli Young Band