Rascal Flatts snubbing San Antonio on farewell tour
Band will make only one stop in Texas
SAN ANTONIO – Rascal Flatts, a fan favorite of the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, will not stop in the Alamo City for its last tour.
The trio of Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney announced the tour, dubbed Rascal Flatts Farewell: Life is a Highway Tour, on “CBS This Morning” Tuesday.
It will be the end of a 20-year run that delivered more than a dozen No. 1 country hits.
The group will stop at Dallas’ Dos Equis Pavilion in July, but that’s the only Texas show planned for now.
That may come to a surprise for fans in San Antonio who have seen the group perform at the Stock Show and Rodeo twice in the past three years.
They previously performed in 2018, 2017 and 2014.
The band formed in 2000, and grew in popularity with songs like “Bless the Broken Road,” “Life Is A Highway" and “What Hurts The Most."
They were among the most popular country acts in the 2000s, releasing several multiplatinum albums and scoring 40 awards over their career.
"When we started out 20 years ago, we could not imagine all of the people, places and gifts we would encounter," lead vocalist LeVox told CBS. “The greatest feeling ever is being told that our music has been the soundtrack to their lives."
"That’s why we create music and the reason we can’t wait to celebrate this incredible 20-year journey all year, with our fans who we love dearly.”
There are no plans for the band after this tour.
It will begin in Indianapolis in June and run through October. More information about ticket sales will be announced on the band’s website in the coming weeks.
Check out the dates below:
- 6/11: Indianapolis, IN - Ruoff Music Center
- 6/12: Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
- 6/13: Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
- 6/25: Chicago, IL - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
- 6/27: Pittsburgh, PA - S&T Bank Music Park
- 7/18: Dallas, TX - Dos Equis Pavilion
- 7/23: St. Louis, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
- 9/3: Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage
- 9/4: Cleveland, OH - Blossom Music Center
- 9/5: Buffalo, NY - Darien Lake Amphitheater
- 9/10: Raleigh, NC - Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
- 9/11: Virginia Beach, VA - Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
- 9/12: Washington, DC - Jiffy Lube Live
- 9/17: Wantagh, NY - Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
- 9/18: Boston, MA - Xfinity Center
- 9/19: Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
- 10/1: Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre
- 10/2: San Diego, CA - North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
- 10/3: Irvine, CA - FivePoint Amphitheatre
- 10/7: Denver, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre
- 10/9: Albuquerque, NM - Isleta Amphitheater
- 10/10: Phoenix, AZ - Ak-Chin Pavilion
- 10/1: Atlanta, GA - Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
- 10/16: Tampa, FL - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
- 10/17: West Palm Beach, FL - Coral Sky Amphitheatre
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