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Rascal Flatts add tailgating to "Live & Loud" road trip

Country superstars Rascal Flatts have added tailgating events to the schedule in each market of their "Live & Loud" tour. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Country superstars Rascal Flatts have added tailgating events to the schedule in each market of their "Live & Loud" tour.

The multiple award-winning outfit is preparing for the May 31 kick-off in Wantagh, NY. The 34-date outing continues throughout the eastern portion of the U.S. before breaking for a short European leg. The band returns stateside for a July 18 show in Eau Claire, WI. That leg of the excursion is more extensive, wrapping up Oct. 4 in Lubbock, TX.

The U.S. road trip will feature support from The Band Perry and Cassandee Pope, the winner of last year's reality music competition "The Voice."

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Before each event, concertgoers will be able to take part in the @FarmersFans Zone, featuring a customized Rascal Flatts off-road vehicle, basketball shootout, ladder golf and other games.

Rascal Flatts unveiled "Changed," their eighth studio effort, last April via Big Machine Records. That collection peaked at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 and at the top of the magazine's Top Country Albums chart -- the group's seventh consecutive album to do so.

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May 2013
31 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

June 2013
2 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
6 - Atlanta, GA - Aaron's Amphitheatre
7 - Tampa, FL - Live Nation Amphitheatre
8 - West Palm Beach, FL - Cruzan Amphitheatre
14 - Boston, MA - Comcast Center
15 - Hartford, CT - Comcast Theatre
16 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
23 - Grand Junction, CO - Country Jam USA
27 - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
28 - Cleveland, OH - Blossom Music Center
29 - Indianapolis, IN - Klipsch Music Center

July 2013
5 - Vinstra, Norway - Country Music Festival Vinstra
6 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Tradgarn
7 - Stockholm, Sweden - Cirkus
10, 11 - London, United Kingdom - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
13 - Killarney, Ireland - INEC
18 - Eau Claire, WI - Country Jam USA
19 - Stateline, NV - Harvey's Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
23 - Paso Robles, CA - California Mid State Fair
25 - Cheyenne, WY - Cheyenne Frontier Days

August 2013
2 - Gilford, NH - Meadowbrook
3 - Bowmanville, Ontario - Mosport Park Raceway
9 - Wichita, KS - InTrust Bank Arena
10 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
16 - St. Louis, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
17 - Chicago, IL - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
18 - Sioux City, IA - Tyson Events Center

September 2013
5 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
6 - Pittsburgh, PA - First Niagara Pavilion
7 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center
12 - Phoenix, AZ - Desert Sky Pavilion
13 - San Diego, CA - Sleep Train Amphitheatre
14 - Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
26 - Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
27 - Raleigh, NC - Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
28 - Washington, D.C. - Jiffy Lube Live

October 2013
3 - Las Cruces, NM - Pan American Center
4 - Lubbock, TX - United Spirit Arena

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