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Rascal Flatts "Me & My Gang" tour

Friday, January 6, 2006 – Rascal Flatts will kick-off its "Me & My Gang Tour" Feb. 2 in Michigan, setting off prior to releasing a new album.

Blake Shelton will open all dates along with Keith Anderson and Jason Aldean alternating dates through March.

"We could not be more happy to get back out on the road to see our fans," says lead singer Gary LeVox.

"We aim to make our live shows better every year and to give a reason for our fans to come back again and again," says bassist Jay DeMarcus.

The headliner will play for 90 minutes with the show lasting three hours, according to a press release from the group.

The set was designed by Bruce Rogers, Tribe Inc., best known for set designs for Madonna, Sting and the Dave Matthews Band.

Rascal Flatts closed out 2005 with the number 2 country tour ("Here's To You") with 750,000 fans attending the 70-city concert run.

The group just release "What Hurts The Most," its first single from an album slated for release this spring.

The concert schedule is:

Feb. 2Grand Rapids, MIVan Andel Arena **
Feb. 3Green Bay, WIResch Center **
Feb. 4Madison, WIAlliant Energy Center **
Feb. 10State College, PABryce Jordon Center **
Feb. 11Amherst, MAMullins Center **
Feb. 12Rochester, NYBlue Cross Arena **
Feb. 17Dekalb, ILConvocations Center **
Feb. 18Lincoln, NEPershing Auditorium **
Feb. 19Columbia, MOMizzou Arena **
Feb. 24Greensboro, NCGreensboro Coliseum **
Feb. 25Greenville, SCBi-Lo Center **
Feb. 26Pensacola, FLPensacola Civic Center **
March 2Wichita, KSKansas Coliseum **
March 3Oklahoma City,OKFord Center **
March 4Wichita Falls, TXKay Yeager Coliseum **
March 16OrlandoTD Waterhouse Centre **
March 17Ft Myers, FLGermain Arena **
March 18Tallahassee, FLTallahassee Leon Co. Civic Center **
March 23Jackson, MSMississippi Coliseum **
March 24Little Rock, ARAlltel Arena **
March 25Lafayette, AKCajundome **
* Jason Aldean opens. ** Keith Anderson opens>

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Back to Us CD review - Back to Us
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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: Jinks wins over fans, especially new ones – Cody Jinks asked the crowd a bit into his show how many had never seen him before. It seemed like Jinks has made a lot of musical inroads into the public's consciousness because roughly three quarters of the audience raised their hands to show that this was their first time. That probably made Jinks feel pretty darn good about how life has been... »»»
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