RASCAL FLATTS SET TO PERFORM LIVE AT THE INVICTUS GAMES CLOSING CEREMONY TONIGHT
Nashville, TN – May 12, 2016 – Rascal Flatts will celebrate four days of competition between servicemen and women from around the world at Invictus Games Orlando 2016, with a rousing performance at the event’s Closing Ceremony airing live tonight (5/12) at 7pm ET on ESPN 2. The trio, who recently topped the charts with “I Like The Sound Of That,” will be in esteemed company with Prince Harry set to recognize competitors for their achievements during the ceremony, marking their involvement at the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members.
Offering fans a change of pace with an eclectic setup, which includes the trio playing alongside longtime drummer Jim Riley and new multi-instrumentalist Casey Brown, who with his keyboard and percussion work adds drama and volume to the set. Rascal Flatts recently announced that their headlining RASCAL FLATTS: RHYTHM AND ROOTS TOUR will kick off in Charlotte, NC on 6/17 and the trio have invited red-hot newcomers Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Lane to join them out on the road. The best-selling country vocal group of the past decade Rascal Flatts has scored 16 No. One songs, sold over 23.1 million albums, over 31 million digital downloads worldwide to date. Rascal Flatts have earned over 40 trophies from the ACAs, ACMs, AMAs, CMAs, People’s Choice Awards and more making them the most awarded country group of the past decade.
About Invictus Games Orlando 2016:
Presented by Jaguar Land Rover, the Invictus Games are the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of all those who serve their country as well as their families and caregivers. More than 500 competitors from 14 countries competed this past week in 10 adaptive sports. The Invictus Games Orlando 2016 are presented by Jaguar Land Rover. The Official Supporters are the Walt Disney Company, Fisher House Foundation, Fisher Bothers, Sage, Coca-Cola, Deloitte, Experience Kissimmee, Capital One, Invacare and Ottobock. For more information visit: http://invictusgames2016.org.
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