Rascal Flatts’ Next Tour May Not Be Their Last: ‘Who Knows What’s Going To Happen?’

In early 2020, Rascal Flatts shocked fans with the announcement of a farewell tour, marking the final run of the…


Lauren Jo Black

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August 13, 2020


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In early 2020, Rascal Flatts shocked fans with the announcement of a farewell tour, marking the final run of the award-winning trio’s touring career.

The tour was eventually scrapped, however, as the coronavirus outbreak put a stop to large gatherings in 2020. Now, with no Rascal Flatts tour dates on the books for the foreseeable future, fans are left wondering what’s next and if the band will share plans for a farewell tour in the future.

In a recent interview with Access Online, the group offered an update on the tour and even teased that it may not be their last tour after all.

“I don’t know what the tour is gonna look like. We don’t know when it’s gonna happen. I don’t even know if it’s gonna be a farewell tour,” Jay DeMarcus said. “Who knows what’s going to happen? I just know that we’re waiting to see. I’m not saying it’s not going to be, but we’re waiting.”

“It’s gonna be called the stay well tour,” Gary LeVox quipped.

Although their tour plans are on hold, Rascal Flatts is still making music together. The trio recently released, How They Remember You, a seven-song EP. The project features the trio’s latest single and title track as well as a heartfelt cover of Kenny Rogers’ “Through The Years.”

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.