When Rascal Flatts first met, things didn't go all that well. Sure, Jay DeMarcus and Gary LeVox are cousins, so they were cool. But LeVox wasn't very kind to Joe Don Rooney. Then, something happened that set them on a course for superstardom. Do you know what it was?
Bristol Palin, the daughter of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, is engaged, and she has Rascal Flatts to thank. The trio gave Sgt. Dakota Meyer an assist as he dropped to a knee during one of their shows at the Joint inside Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel.
For the first time in three years Rascal Flatts find themselves in the Vocal Group of the Year category leading up to the ACM Awards. The trio admit that throughout the 2000s they'd gotten used to being included, so being back after a two-year absence is very sweet.
Naturally, most people think of Nashville as country music's mecca, but Las Vegas is quickly becoming a second home for the genre. The most recent act to take residency is Rascal Flatts, who are booked for a short run at the Joint, which is located inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.