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Apr 3

Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney & Wife Expecting Third Child

Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney & Wife Expecting Third Child

Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney and Tiffany Fallon. Photo courtesy of Schmidt Relations.

Congratulations to Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney and his wife Tiffany Fallon! The couple are expecting their third child in late summer, reports People.

“We are so thrilled and feel so blessed to bring another little angel into our world,” they told the magazine. “Jagger and Rocky are very excited too. They’re going to make a great ‘big brother-big sister duo’ as the Rooney circus continues.” Continue Reading

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Mar 31

Academy of Country Music Announces Events for ACM Party for a Cause Festival

Academy of Country Music Announces Events for ACM Party for a Cause Festival

The Academy of Country Music has announced a number of activities and special events that will take place during the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival, a two-day music festival headlined by Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5. The festival will feature multiple stages for live country music, interactive games, a country marketplace, and more including the ACM & Cabela’s Great Outdoors Archery Event, ACM Expo Marketplace presented by Roper, Coors Light Beer Garden, Diet Dr Pepper Red Carpet Experience, Firestone’s Destination Country Tour, RAM Ride and Drive and many more.

“We are thrilled to partner with some of America’s most recognized brands in order to create a dynamic, interactive experience for our fans,” Teresa George, Senior Vice President, Brand Integration and Strategic Partnerships for the Academy of Country Music, said. “Each brand’s participation is pivotal in making The Week Vegas Goes Country® one of the most exciting weeks in Las Vegas!”

The 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival is part of The Week Vegas Goes Country leading up to the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8/7c on CBS. Headlined by Rascal Flatts on Friday and Keith Urban on Saturday, Danielle Bradbery, Justin Moore, Cassadee Pope, Thomas RhettFlorida Georgia Line and The Cadillac Three will also perform on Friday with Will HogeChase Rice and Charlie Worsham on the Party Stage. Lee BriceBrett EldredgeTyler FarrKip MooreJoe NicholsJerrod NiemannChris YoungLove and Theft and Parmalee. Joel Crouse, Jon Pardi, Leah Turner, Austin Webb, Dan + Shay, and Max Impact, the premier rock band of the United States Air Force, will perform on the Party Stage on Saturday. Continue Reading

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Mar 13

New Rascal Flatts Song Featured in Heaven Is For Real Movie

New Rascal Flatts Song Featured in Heaven Is For Real Movie

Rascal Flatts photo courtesy of BMLG.

Rascal Flatts will have one of their new songs, “Compass,” featured in the upcoming Sony Pictures film Heaven Is For Real, which opens nationwide on April 16. The song will also be available on the band’s new album, Rewind, which is set for release on May 13.

Heaven Is For Real is based on the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book. The film, starring Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo and Kelly Reilly as Sonja Burpo, tells the true story of the couple and their son, Colton, played by newcomer Connor Corum, who claims to have visited Heaven during a near-death experience. Colton recounts the details of his journey and speaks about things that happened before his birth that he couldn’t possibly know. The family must then examine the meaning of such a remarkable event. Continue Reading

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Mar 10

Keith Urban & Rascal Flatts to Headline ACM Party for a Cause Festival

Keith Urban & Rascal Flatts to Headline ACM Party for a Cause Festival

Keith Urban and Rascal Flatts will headline the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival, set for Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5. The festival will be the first-ever special event held at The LINQ, Caesars Entertainment’s new shopping, dining and entertainment district at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. The event is part of The Week Vegas Goes Country, leading up to the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards which will air live on CBS Sunday, April 6 at 8/7c with co-hosts Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton.

Friday’s “Outnumber Hunger Live!” concert series will benefit Outnumber Hunger, an initiative from General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America that helps fight hunger in local communities. Rascal Flatts will headline the night, which will also feature performances from Danielle Bradbery, Justin Moore, Cassadee Pope, Thomas RhettFlorida Georgia Line and The Cadillac Three. Will HogeChase Rice and Charlie Worsham will perform on the Party Stage. Continue Reading

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Mar 6

Rascal Flatts Proud to Inspire the Next Generation

Rascal Flatts Proud to Inspire the Next Generation

Rascal Flatts photo courtesy of BMLG.

After more than a decade in the country music industry, Rascal Flatts has reached a point in their career where younger artists are citing them as musical inspirations. The band find it flattering that they have been able to inspire the next generation of country artists.

“It always makes you feel good,” Jay DeMarcus said. “You know, anytime you’re recognized for any of the work that you’ve done, and it’s touched somebody in some way and inspired them to do something. I’m very, very, very proud of that.” Continue Reading

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Feb 18

Rascal Flatts Wish They Could “Rewind” Parts of Their Career

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Rascal Flatts photo courtesy of BMLG.

Rascal Flatts is feeling reflective with the release of their new single, “Rewind.” The song has the trio looking at moments in their career they would like to do over again, this time with more purpose.

“I wish we could rewind remembering some of the special moments ‘cause it went by so fast,” Gary LeVox said. “If we could rewind and maybe slow it down a little bit so that we could have enjoyed some of the moments that flew past us. I would rewind that.” Continue Reading

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Jan 29

Rascal Flatts Announces Rewind Tour

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Rascal Flatts photo courtesy of BMLG.

Rascal Flatts has announced their Rewind Tour will kick off May 16 in St. Louis, Missouri. Sheryl Crow and Gloriana will join the trio as special guests. The tour is currently set to run through September, with more dates to be announced soon.

“Gary, Joe Don and I are really excited about 2014!” Jay DeMarcus said. “Brand new music and a brand new tour called Rewind. We’re thrilled to have our good friend Sheryl Crow out with us. Expect some great musical moments and surprises! And we’re proud to have Gloriana opening. This is gonna be a show you don’t wanna miss!” Continue Reading

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Jan 22

Rascal Flatts Steps Outside the Box with New Music

Rascal Flatts Steps Outside the Box with New Music

Rascal Flatts photo courtesy of BMLG.

Rascal Flatts has spent most of the last year working on their new album and just released the lead single from their upcoming project, “Rewind.” While they aren’t trying to reinvent themselves as a band, they are seizing the opportunity to push themselves musically.

“We kind of went outside the Rascal Flatts box, said Gary LeVox, “and took some chances on some songs that we probably wouldn’t have cut before in the past.” Continue Reading

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Jan 17

Rascal Flatts & Keith Urban to Headline ACM Party For A Cause Festival

Rascal Flatts & Keith Urban to Headline ACM Party For A Cause Festival

Rascal Flatts photo courtesy of BMLG.

Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban will headline the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival April 4-5 in Las Vegas as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country, leading up to the 49th Annual ACM Awards on April 6. Joe Nichols, Jerrod NiemannThomas Rhett, Chris Young, The Cadillac Three and the three ACM New Artist of the Year nominees, to be announced, will also perform.

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The two-day outdoor music festival will be the first special event to take place at THE LINQ which will be transformed into a country music fan’s paradise for the weekend. The main festival stage will be placed next to the Las Vegas High Roller, the focal point of The LINQ and the world’s tallest observation wheel.

“The Academy is honored to have Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban headline two separate nights of incredible music during The Week Vegas Goes Country,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of the Academy of Country Music. “Fans nationwide plan their vacations around ACM events, and they will be blown away by The LINQ and all that Caesars has put into the property.  We’re privileged to be the first event in this very special space.” Continue Reading

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Nov 15

Go Inside the Home of Rascal Flatts’ Gary Levox

Go Inside the Home of Rascal Flatts' Gary Levox

Rascal Flatts’ lead singer Gary LeVox has listed his 12,802-sq. ft. Nashville home for $3,350,000. For more information and photos, visit the website of real estate agent Marty Warren of Fridrich & Clark Realty .

Rascal Flatts‘ lead singer Gary LeVox has put his home on the market for $3,350,000. Described as a “grand Romanesque Villa” by realtor Fridrich & Clark, the stucco, 18-room, 12,802-sq. ft. home sits on 2.62 acres and features 5 bedrooms, 6 full baths and 2 half baths. It was built in 2006 and is in a gated subdivision.

Among the two-story home’s luxuries? A great room and den, formal dining room, kitchen with pantry, home theater, workout room, huge closets, an outdoor playhouse that appears to have been custom-made for Gary’s daughters, a patio, covered porch, attached garage and an outdoor pool.

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