RASCAL FLATTS SHARE EARLY BEGINNINGS WITH TODAY SHOW’S LESTER HOLT BEFORE FINAL PERFORMANCE AT FIDDLE & STEEL GUITAR BAR
Nashville, TN – Nov. 11, 2014 – RASCAL FLATTS commemorated their final performance at the Fiddle & Steel Guitar Bar, where they began their career in 1999, with a private concert for SiriusXM listeners. Before joining the Supergroup on bass during their new single, “Riot,” TODAY show weekend anchor LESTER HOLT sat down with Rascal Flatts to discuss how one fateful night at Fiddle & Steel Guitar Bar – which is slated to close at the end of the year as new construction begins – turned three musicians into the most-awarded Country band of the past decade and how a bar napkin deal lead to the band’s name. Watch here.
“Rascal Flatts REWIND—Back to Where It All Began” also aired live via satellite on SiriusXM’s new Y2Kountry (Channel 57) with multiple re-broadcasts scheduled throughout Q4 on The Highway, Y2Kountry & Prime Country. Fans have a chance to hear the stellar performance this week at the following times:
11/11 at 8:00P
11/13 at NOON
11/15 at 10:00A
11/16 at MIDNIGHT
11/12 at 10:00P
11/14 at NOON
11/15 at 4:00P
All airings Eastern time zone
Rascal Flatts were recently nominated for the People’s Choice Award for Choice Country Group and fans voted until December 4.
The best-selling Country vocal group of the past decade has sold over 22.9 million albums and over 30 million digital downloads since their musical debut in 2000. Rascal Flatts have delivered 15 #1 singles to the top of the charts, including the gold-certified title track from their latest album REWIND (Big Machine Records), which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart, distinguishing them as one of only four acts during the SoundScan era to have eight consecutive studio albums debut in the top spot. Rascal Flatts has earned over 40 trophies from the ACAs, ACMs, AMAs, CMAs and more. In 2012, Rascal Flatts reached a new career milestone with over 7 million concert tickets sold and recently wrapped their high-octane REWIND TOUR 2014.
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