Rascal Flatts starts tour with sell outs

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 – Rascal Flatts launched their new tour this past weekend with two sold-out concerts. The Farmers Insurance Presents "Changed Tour" kicked off in Hartford and Boston with 45,000 fans attending.

The current nearly 40-city tour features a new production stage and an all-band set up with Little Big Town, Eli Young Band and Edens Edge opening.

"We have the best fans in the world and they made this a really special first weekend for us," said Gary LeVox, lead singer for Rascal Flatts. "We wanted to create something unique for them with the all-band set up and we loved having our friends in Little Big Town, Eli Young and Edens Edge on stage with us to perform a number together."

The tour will head to Washington, D.C. and Virginia Beach, Va.a this weekend.

Upcoming tour dates are:

June 23 Washington DC Jiffy Lube Live

June 24 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach

June 27 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheatre

June 29 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center

June 30 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

July 6 Bangor, ME Bangor Waterfront Pavilion

July 13 Dallas, TX ** Gexa Energy Pavilion

July 14 Houston, TX ** Woodlands Pavilion

July 18 Omaha, NE TD Ameritrade Park

July 20 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre

July 21 St. Clairsville, OH Jamboree in the Hills

July 22 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center

July 27 St Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre St. Louis

July 28 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

Aug. 9 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte

Aug. 10 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Center at Walnut Creek

Aug. 11 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center

Aug. 18 Louisville, KY Kentucky State Fair

Aug. 19 Des Moines, IA Iowa State Fair

Aug. 30 St. Paul, MN Minnesota State Fair

Aug. 31 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center

Sept. 1 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion

Sept. 6 Phoenix, AZ Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion

Sept. 7 Albuquerque, NM Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents the Pavilion

Sept. 8 Denver, CO Comfort Dental Amphitheatre

Sept. 13 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre

Sept. 14 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Irvine

Sept. 15 San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre

Sept. 27 Columbus, GA * Columbus Civic Center

Oct. 4 Toledo, OH The Huntington Center

Oct. 5 Ft. Wayne, IN Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

Oct. 6 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena

Oct. 12 Hamilton, ONT * Copps Arena

Oct. 13 London, ONT * John Labatt Centre

Oct. 20 Atlanta, GA Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood

Oct. 26 Tampa, FL 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre

Oct. 27 W Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre

*Edens Edge will not appear on these dates

**Thompson Square will replace Eli Young Band

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