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Rascal Flatts Perform “Back To Life” On Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Rascal Flatts Jimmy Kimmel Live

Big Machine Records supergroup, Rascal Flatts are showing no signs of slowing down. After headlining Taste of Country music festival back in June and bringing their ‘Summer Playlist Tour’ to PNC Banks Arts Center in New Jersey in the same week, Rascal Flatts is proving that they’re a pillar in the industry. To celebrate and promote their current Top 20 hit, “Back To Life” the men performed on the outdoor stage at Jimmy Kimmel LIVE last night for an incredible performance in Los Angeles.

Record in hand, host Jimmy Kimmel welcomed the superstar vocal group to the stage, as part of the impressive summer concert series. “Here with the song “Back To Life” Rascal Flatts,” exclaimed Kimmel as the crowd erupted into cheers and applause. The trio performed in front of a packed out group of fans with a moving sunset background to add to the ambiance of the love song. As always, the group delivered unmatched vocals and harmonies, as well as, the unique style that they have cultivated over the last decade.

We are hopeful that “Back To Life” will become Rascal Flatts 18th number one song before the year is up! Check out their epic performance of the tune below.

In an unaired encore performance, the trio had the audience dancing and singing along to their song “I Like Sound of That.” The 2016 track is one of their many number one singles. The lead singer encouraged the audience to “throw your hands up in the air!” and they obliged without hesitation. Equally as impressive, the supergroup sure know how to hit their sweet spot every time!

Rascal Flatts will continue to play shows on their Summer Playlist Tour, which is stacked with an impressive group of openers on select dates. For more information, head to rascalflatts.com.

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Rascal Flatts Lyrics to Use as Instagram Captions

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As Rascal Flatts wraps up their Summer Playlist Tour and with their latest album Back To Us, they’ll be no shortage of songs to play during your tailgate. Of course, no Rascal Flatts concert is complete until you post the perfect Instagram picture, showing off that you’re at one of the biggest bands in country music’s show! Here are some lyrics that can make awesome captions:

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1. “This is one night I’m wishing I could rewind” – Rewind

2. “Holler if you’re ready for some summer nights” – Summer Nights

3. “It’s a brothers and a sisters kind of thang, Raise up your hands if you all wanna hang” – Me and My Gang

4. “We get those memories now and then, the kind you pray will never end” – Summer Young

5. “Life’s a song, turn it up” – Life’s a Song

6. “The room is spinning like a disco ball. Everybody’s dancing, it’s a party y’all” – Tonight Tonight

7. “You’ve got a place inside of my heart I can feel you there when the music starts” – Powerful Stuff

8. “High class women in daisy duke denim” – Me and My Gang

9. “She don’t really care who’s watchin’ when she gets goin’, there’s no stoppin’ her” – Dance

10. “I’m gonna dance with you like there ain’t no tomorrow” – Kiss You while I Can

Make sure to get your tickets to an upcoming Rascal Flatts show here, you won’t want to miss it!

 

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Rascal Flatts Up Close & Country for NASH FM 94.7

Rascal Flatts Nash FM 94.7

Yesterday after an early morning at Good Morning America, Gary, Joe Don, and Jay of Rascal Flatts were the very first artists to perform at NASH FM. 94.7’s brand new home, the Radio.com stage for an exclusive Up Close & Country performance.

Radio personality and DJ, Katie Neal welcomed the trio to the stage and after a few laughs, Jay DeMarcus joined Gary and Joe Don joking around that he was in the bathroom when they were announced. The band interacted with the small studio audience of lucky winners throughout the 5 song set, asking them to sing along and thanking them for coming.

They kicked things off with their most recent number one, “Yours If You Want It” backed by their full band of incredible musicians. Right off the bat their signature sound and harmonies were shining through, proving that their two-decade career of making country hits is long from being over. Next up they sang their current single “Back To Life” which was actually co-written by Dan + Shay’s, Shay Mooney. “Because he loves Gary’s voice so much, and listened to Gary growing up, he writes really well for Gary and what Gary is drawn to melody wise, so it was just kind of a no brainer,” Jay DeMarcus explained about cutting the track. The duo joined Rascal Flatts last year on their ‘Back To Us’ tour and they took time to recognize how incredible it was to watch their careers explode, ultimately watching them win two Grammy awards. We caught that show at Northwell Health at Jones Beach, check out a full recap here.

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They discussed with Katie Neal about the decision to put their next full-length album on hold and release one single at a time. “This way if we do a single at a time, or 3 or 4 at a time, they all get and deserve the respect to be heard, I think,” lead singer Gary LeVox explained. “We’ve left so many great songs, that will probably never see the light of day on albums and now the way that things have changed, we have the opportunity that everybody will get to hear them.”

They talked about their Summer Playlist Tour and how it becomes harder and harder each year to pick songs for the setlist because there are those staple songs that fans expect to hear each year. They also chatted about the great list of openers including Lee Brice and Billy Currington on select dates. “Well, it’s called the Summer Playlist Tour so we just wanted it to be as many different varieties of people as we could to kind of make it a huge party,” Jay DeMarcus said.

Throwing it back to one of their classic songs, they performed “Fast Cars and Freedom”, a definite fan favorite. They ended the Up Close & Country performance with two of their biggest and most popular hits, “What Hurts the Most” and their iconic cover of “Life Is A Highway”. After performing they generously took time to meet each and every single fan present at the studio. Rascal Flatts The Summer Playlist Tour kicks off in May and goes through the entire summer. Click here for a full list of dates.

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Rascal Flatts Perform “Back To Life” on Good Morning America

Yesterday, March 18th, superstar vocal group Rascal Flatts performed their latest powerhouse single, “Back To Life” on ABC’s Good Morning America. The single is currently ascending at country radio and follows back-to-back chart-topping singles “Yours If You Want It” as well as “I Like The Sound Of That”. The performance of their stirring new track includes their signature harmonies and the amazing vocals that they are known for.

Co-anchor Robin Roberts asked lead singer Gary LeVox what the band was most excited about this summer. He responded, “Getting out in front of the fans again and we got so many great, talented artists coming out with us so it’s going to be a great summer.”

Introducing the band to the live studio audience and viewers at home, Roberts said “It’s going to be a great summer indeed. Their newest single “Back To Life”, Rascal Flatts!” Based on what we have heard about the upcoming tour, we have to agree! With a crowd of fans singing along, and the New York lights behind, the vocals of LeVox and guitar playing and backup vocals by DeMarcus and Rooney, it made for the perfect performance. What strikes us about the performance, and all other performances, is the pure, unfiltered sound that the trio brings to the table.

The trio also recently released a special live version of their new single “Back To Life (Live From Red Rocks),” taken from their unforgettable sold-out show at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater. Rascal Flatts are also gearing up for their ‘Summer Playlist Tour’ with opening acts such as Lee Brice and LOCASH along with Billy Currington, Jordan Davis, Jimmie Allen and Morgan Evans on select dates. One of their stops is the Taste of Country Festival up at Hunter Mountain and if you are going we hope to see you there!

 

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Rascal Flatts Announce ‘Summer Playlist Tour’

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Rascal Flatts are headed back out on the road this summer and they have a star-studded line up alongside them. This morning (Feb. 8th) the famous country trio announced their ‘Summer Playlist Tour’ over the course of the whole summer and into September. The “Me and My Gang” singers are bringing out quite the opening acts including Lee Brice and LOCASH along with Billy Currington, Jordan Davis, Jimmie Allen and Morgan Evans on select dates. Along with announcing a ton of new shows, the trio also is creating a playlist containing all of the guests that are joining them on the road. This playlist, along with their newest album Back To Us, will have fans pregaming all the way up until show time.

In a recent press release lead singer Gary LeVox stated, “We’ve been so fortunate on our journey to be able to have the best of the best new and established artists join us out on tour. It’s been awesome to see those artists go on to such amazing successes… We can already feel that this tour is going to rock, come see it live!” Rascal Flatts put on one hell of a show so make sure to get your tickets, you will not want to miss it!

You can visit RascalFlatts.com to join their All Access group to be entered into the meet and greet contests and options for early ticket purchases. Fans can purchase tickets now for select cities as part of Live Nation’s Country Megaticket at www.Megaticket.com. If your city is not on sale now, do not stress! Additional dates will continue to roll out over the next couple weeks. They are bringing their show as headliners of Taste of Country Festival up at Hunter Mountain. We hope to see you there!

Official Rascal Flatts SUMMER PLAYLIST TOUR Dates:
5/16 Cincinnati, OH
5/17 St. Louis, MO
5/18 Tinley Park, IL
5/23 West Palm Beach, FL
5/24 Tampa, FL
5/25 Alpharetta, GA
6/9 Holmdel, NJ
6/27 Charlotte, NC
6/28 Raleigh, NC
6/29 Virginia Beach, VA
7/5 Orange Beach, AL
7/6 Nashville, TN
7/25 Mountain View, CA
7/26 Sacramento, CA
8/1 Irvine, CA
8/2 San Diego, CA
8/3 Phoenix, AZ
8/22 Boston, MA
8/23 Philadelphia, PA
8/24 Bristow, VA
8/29 Sugar Land, TX
8/30 Dallas, TX
8/31 Rogers, AR
9/12 Toronto, ON
9/13 Darien Center, NY
9/14 Indianapolis, IN
9/19 Clarkston, MI
9/20 Cleveland, OH
9/21 Burgettstown, PA

 

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[Watch] The Voice Season 15 Finale Contestants Perform With Country Stars

Last night, NBC’s hit singing competition show The Voice wrapped up its 15th season with the last four contestants, Chevel Shepherd, Chris Kroeze, Kirk Jay, and Kennedy Holmes. The four finalists were competing for the winning title and a record deal that will change their lives forever. The two-hour season finale was jam-packed with performances from a multitude of different artists like Dierks Bentley, John Legend, Marshmello and Bastille, Panic! at the Disco, and Halsey. While even bringing out judges Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson to join forces for a powerful Christmas duet. That wasn’t all for the finale performances, the finalists had a special musical collaboration for their last performance in the competition.

Luckily for us country music fans, there were some country stars in the making, Chevel Shepherd (Team Kelly) and Kirk Jay (Team Blake.) The two finalists got the opportunity to perform with artists we all know and love, Rascal Flatts and Dan + Shay.

Throughout the competition, Kirk Jay and Blake Shelton have become great collaborators and friends. Shelton has embraced Kirk’s undying love for country music and even praised the contestant saying, “Kirk has got this twang that nobody has ever had in country music before.” Giving the Shelton stamp of approval, Jay has won the hearts of many and even turned fellow judge Jennifer Hudson into a fan of the genre. Last night, his dream came true to share the stage with one of the best selling country groups of all time, Rascal Flatts, performing their latest single, “Back To Life.” The trio and the finalist poured out their hearts, giving the crowd a beautiful performance filled with emotion and undeniable talent.

Next up, was Kelly Clarkson’s very own country Tinkerbell, Chevel Shepherd. The champion coach took Shepherd under her wing, bringing the pure country singer all the way into the final four. Over their time in the competition, the two have formed a sister like bond with one another, ending with Clarkson praising her saying, “She’s everything you want your daughter to be, I hope my daughter sings and she sings like you!” The country Tinkerbell took the stage with Grammy Nominated Best Country Duo, Dan + Shay singing their latest number one single, “Speechless.” The duo and the finalist joined forces, giving everyone watching a female perspective of the hit song, while she stood in the middle belting out the lyrics and captivating the audience with their powerful vocals.

Before the big winner was announced, country superstar Dierks Bentley took the stage to perform his latest hit single, “Burning Man” off his ninth studio album, The Mountain. Bentley gave all he had while performing, not leaving the crowd disappointed for a moment. Throughout the performance, he was seen interacting with the audience, even stepping into the crowd to get as close as possible, while the camera panned to the fans cheering and singing along. The performance was energized making those watching at home wishing that they were there.

Voice Finale

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After the final four performed for the last time, it was the moment everyone was waiting for. Coming in fourth place was Team Jennifer’s Kennedy Holmes while following in third place was Team Blake’s country singer, Kirk Jay. The final two contestants came down to Team Blake’s Chris Kroeze and Team Kelly’s Chevel Shepherd. Leaving the audience waiting on the edge of their seats…and the winner is country Tinkerbell, Chevel Shepherd! A big congratulations to the winner and Team Kelly, who has now won two years in a row.

Luckily for us New Yorkers, Dan + Shay have recently added a New York City date to their spring 2019 tour, playing at Hammerstein Ballroom on March 7, 2019, with support act Morgan Evans.

 

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Rascal Flatts Surprise Fans with EP ‘Jukebox’

Rascal Flatts Jukebox

Rascal Flatts fans were in for a surprise last Friday (December 7) when, without warning, the trio dropped a special EP (Big Machine Records). Entitled Jukebox, the four-song collection contains a quartet of classic songs, re-imagined by Gary LeVox, Joe Don Rooney, and Jay Demarcus.

The surprise EP was inspired by a highlight of Rascal Flatts’ live shows, where they perform a medley of some of their all-time favorite songs. Jukebox features Foreigner’s 1977 hit “Feels Like the First Time,” the Hall & Oates’ classic “You Make My Dreams,” and Kenny Loggins’ “Heart to Heart.” Additionally, their version of “Do You Believe in Love” by Huey Lewis and the News is available exclusively for Amazon Music Unlimited Subscribers. It can be downloaded here.

“We always enjoy songs that resonate with each of us individually, ones that we can all connect to,” said Gary LeVox in a recent press release. “These four tracks are just that, the handpicked, personal favorites and the ones we love collectively with our own fingerprint on them.”

JUKEBOX Official Track List:
1. Feels Like The First Time
2. Do You Believe In Love**
3. You Make My Dreams
4. Heart To Heart
**Amazon Music Exclusive Track

In addition to Jukebox, Rascal Flatts recently released the single, “Back to Live,” which is well on its way to becoming a huge hit at country radio. To stream or download Jukebox, click here.

Rascal Flatts will next hit the stage at the Grand Ole Opry on January 9. They’ll also be a part of the Taste of Country Music Festival on June 8 in Hunter Mountain, NY. For tickets to the festival, head to www.tasteofcountryfestival.com/

 

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Battle of the Bones Charity Event in Nashville Feat. Rascal Flatts & more

Battle of the bones

Photo Via @Tylerrich on Instagram

On October 30th, The BIG 98 held the 6th annual Battle Of The Bones at The Wildhorse Saloon to kick off Halloween. Tyler Rich, Danielle Bradbery, Eli Young Band, and Rascal Flatts performed in their Halloween costumes to get the party started.

Battle of the bones

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Rich & his band started off the show dressed up as characters from the movie Top Gun and performed the hit from the soundtrack “Danger Zone.” He also sang a new song called “Leave Her Wild,” and a few tracks from his EP including “11:11,” Adrenaline,” and his chart-climbing single “The Difference.” Bradbery & her band came out dressed as the from Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’. She came out in a pink-short sleeved dress as the character “Eleven.” The set included her first single “Heart Of Dixie” to her chart-climbing track duet with Thomas Rhett “Goodbye Summer.”

Battle of the bones

Photo Via @Eliyoungband on Instagram

Eli Young Band mentioned they didn’t know they had to dress up, so they took a pre-show trip to Walmart and ended on stage in costume as doctors. They sang some of their hits “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” and “Crazy Girl,” to get the crowd going and also their new single “Love Ain’t.”  The headliner, Rascal Flatts came out dressed up all different costumes. The band was dressed as the aliens from Toy Story, Joe Don Rooney was dressed in an ancient Egyptian costume, Jay DeMarcus dressed simply as a ninja, and Gary Levox in S.W.A.T. costume. They had the crowd singing along to all of their hits from “What Hurts The Most” to “Life Is A Highway.”

The annual Battle of the Bones event was in support of the T.J. Martell Foundation, which is the music industry’s largest foundation that funds cancer research. The foundation was established by Tony Martell’s making a promise to his dying son. T.J. Martell, a high school student battling leukemia. He asked his father to raise a million dollars so that no one else would have to experience what he had gone through. The proceeds of the show will benefit the FTL Sarcoma Fund. If you’d like to learn more or find out how you can help or donate, click here.

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Rascal Flatts Drop New Single “Back To Life”

Rascal Flatts, Back To Life

Rascal Flatts, Back To Life

Platinum-selling country trio, Rascal Flatts, have debuted a brand new single titled “Back To Life.” It is the first of new music from Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus, and Joe Don Rooney since their 2017 album, Back to Us, which released in May of last year.

Earlier this week, the band began to tease fans on their socials by posting a four-second silent clip with the caption “Coming soon.”

Two days later, the group shared the photo seen below containing the lyrics: “taking my hand / pulling me up / when I’m going under” and captioned “New music coming at ya FRIDAY!”

Rascal Flatts New Music Tease via Instagram

Rascal Flatts New Music Tease via Instagram

Ultimately, the trio officially announced the single by sharing the fall-esque cover art with the caption “Can’t wait to share NEW MUSIC with you all! Tomorrow… #BackToLife”

Fans who attended the band’s Red Rocks Amphitheater stop of their ‘Back To Us’ Tour earlier this month in Denver, Colorado were the first to hear the single in full. Well-known country radio DJ, Bobby Bones also gave his listeners a sneak peak of the record on Thursday, September 27th, hours before it’s release.

Penned by Carly Barlowe, Fred Wilhelm, Niko Moon and platinum-selling country duo Dan & Shay’s, Shay Mooney, “Back To Life” is a heartfelt, slow-tempo love song that evokes the power and passion of love you can have for your significant other. The group sings in the chorus,

“She puts that beat in my chest / Pounds like a drum, shakes me like thunder / Taking my hand, pulling me up when I’m going under / My dreams come alive when I wake up and look in her eyes / She brings me back to life”

“Back To Life” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music.

Listen to the new song below on our new music playlist and check out more new tracks here. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

 

The band will wrap up the remaining dates of their ‘Back To Us’ Tour in the next few weeks, along with two performances at the Grand Ole Opry. Visit rascalflatts.com and follow the trio on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for show information, updates and future announcements.

 

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Back to Us Tour

Rascal Flatts Brings the ‘Back to Us Tour’ to Jones Beach

Each summer, country music fans from New York City and Long Island gather to enjoy their favorite music on the water at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. The Back to Us Tour was the first country show to make its way to the beloved venue Friday night featuring Carly Pearce, Dan + Shay and Rascal Flatts.

Back to Us Tour

The pit section filled early, fans singing along to Carly Pearce’s set which was filled with songs from her debut album. “I feel like the luckiest girl in the entire world that I get to welcome y’all to the Back to Us Tour,” Pearce told the crowd.  Her set included “Careless”, “If My Name Was Whiskey” and of course her first number one single “Every Little Thing”.  She closed with her current radio single “Hide the Wine” after thanking country music fans and country radio for changing her life.

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Next up on the Back to Us tour was Dan + Shay, a duo who is already having one heck of a summer.  With their latest single “Tequila” going number one the week prior and the release of their incredible self-titled album just a few weeks ago, the boys were pumped to play for New York fans.  Not only did they perform songs from their new album including “Alone Together” and “All to My Self”  but they took fans back to their very first single “19 You and Me”.  Their harmonies and energy had the entire theater on their feet, swaying to the music and singing along.

Back to Us Tour

Just as the sun was setting and creating the most miraculous cotton candy colored sky, the duo stopped to chat with the crowd.  “Huge shout out to our country radio family here, we’ve got something to celebrate here with you tonight Jones Beach, we have the number one song in the country right now!” they exclaimed.  “Let’s sing it together”.  Head to our Instagram to catch one of the best moments of the night when the audience sang along to “Tequila”. Continuing their incredible set, they covered Justin Timberlake’s smash “Can’t Stop The Feeling” which started a giant dance party in the venue.

Back to Us Tour

Headliners Rascal Flatts have been touring together, as a band, for almost two decades, perfecting their live show and giving their longtime fans a show full of their hits and their incredible harmonies.  They released their latest album Back to Us last year and are traveling the country this summer promoting the new music as well as playing classic hits from their previous records.  Mixing classic Flatts songs like “Feels Like Today”  with more current hits like “Yours If You Want It” the packed venue danced along, feeling nostalgic as well as invigorated from the trio’s set.  “I look out at our crowds every night and I see everybody from all different walks of life, united under one thing and that is country music,” band member Jay Demarcus stated in between songs. “This is still the greatest country to live in on the face of the planet, so let’s have a party tonight, let’s escape for the next hour.”

Back to Us Tour

A highlight of the night was when Dan + Shay and Carly Pearce came back to the stage to join Gary, Jay and Joe Don to perform “Hopin’ You Were Lookin'” from Back to Us as well as Maren Morris, Zedd and Grey’s smash crossover hit “The Middle” and then their  throwback hit “Here’s To You”.  Closing out the night with “Bless the Broken Road” and “Life is a Highway” the Back to Us Tour was certainly one to remember as the first country show of the summer at Jones Beach.

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