Rascal Flatts Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th June 2015

Fact: Country trio Rascal Flatts has been recruited as the opening act for the Rolling Stones at their upcoming concert in Indianapolis, Indiana on America's Independence Day on 4 July (15). Another country act, Brad Paisley, is also set to take the stage at the LP Field venue in Nashville, Tennessee on 17 June (15) for the Rolling Stones' Zip Code tour.

21st September 2013

Fact: Taylor Swift was joined on stage by Rascal Flatts during her gig in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday night (20Sep13).

6th March 2013

Fact: Two Rascal Flatts bandmates have put their lavish Tennessee homes on the market - guitarist Joe Don Rooney is selling off his four-bedroom pad, complete with an elevator and beauty salon, for $1.68 million (£1.05 million), while bassist Jay DeMarcus is asking for $1.6 million (£1 million) for his countryside estate, which features a media lounge and recording studio, according to People magazine.

11th September 2012

Fact: Country music trio Rascal Flatts are to be honoured with the 2,480th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Songwriter and composer David Foster will induct the group next week (17Sep12).

30th March 2012

Fact: Movie star and former Oscars host Steve Martin will perform with Rascal Flatts at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas this weekend (01Apr12). Martin will showcase the banjo on a unique collaboration with the trio during a performance of its new single Banjo.

29th April 2010

Fact: Country trio Rascal Flatts teamed up with Shakira for a rendition of her new single Gypsy on U.S. TV talent show American Idol on Wednesday night (28Apr10).

26th April 2010

Fact: Rascal Flatts guitarist JOE DON ROONEY and his model wife Tiffany Fallon are expecting a baby girl. The tot, a little sister for 22-month-old Jagger, is due in September (10).

20th August 2009

Quote: "A new mother once asked us to autograph her newborn's head with a sharpie (pen)." Rascal Flatts rocker GARY LEVOX recalls one of the more bizarre requests made by fans of the country group.

19th February 2009

Fact: Rascal Flatts became the first country act to sell out New York's Madison Square Garden in three consecutive years when they played there with Jessica Simpson as support last week (12Feb09).

4th October 2008

Fact: Jessica Simpson has signed on to support country trio Rascal Flatts on tour in 2009.

26th September 2006

Fact: Country music trio Rascal Flatts donated their $817,000 (GBP453,900) proceeds from a sold-out Friday night (22SEP06) concert in Nashville, Tennessee to the Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University. The concert marks the largest fundraising event ever for the hospital.

8th September 2006

Fact: Soulful Brian McKnight is adding a country flavour to his new album 10 by recording a duet with trio Rascal Flatts. MCKnight has recorded patriotic tune RED, WHITE + Blue with the group for his first album since leaving Motown Records. Other guests on the album include JILL SCOTT.

16th December 2005

Fact: <p>Country act Rascal Flatts have made Billboard magazine history by becoming the first group to be named the music industry paper's Country Artist of the Year. It's the first time a group has been named in that category in the award's 13-year history. </p>

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