Pin It
Favorite

Rascal Flatts 

The trio Rascal Flatts has emerged as the top-selling country act of the early 21st century, with a quartet of platinum-selling releases and a pop style that The New York Times recently reviewed as 'wholesome." Like the majority of new Nashville talent, its country cred is expressed by token signifiers like a pedal steel or a slight twang. Its sound is actually soft, ballad-based arena rock (with plenty of bluesy guitar acrobatics) aimed squarely at the heartland, with gentle, pretty harmonies that evoke more Crosby, Stills and Nash than Flatt and Scruggs. The latest album, Still Feels Good, came out late last year. Rising country vocalist Kellie Pickler, who dresses for Nashville Star but evokes Dolly Parton, opens. Tickets $49.75. — Alison Fensterstock

8 p.m. Thu., Feb. 28

New Orleans Arena, 1501 Girod St., 587-3663

click to enlarge music_rec-16934.jpeg
Pin It
Favorite

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Submit an event

Latest in Music Previews

Readers' Favorites

Spotlight Events

  • Sweet Crude, Tank & the Bangas @ Lafayette Square
    601 S. Maestri Place http://www.lafayette-square.org

    • Wed., May 24, 5 p.m.
  • Ty Segall @ One Eyed Jacks
    615 Toulouse St. http://www.oneeyedjacks.net

    • Fri., May 26, 9 p.m.
  • Trey Songz @ The Orpheum Theater
    129 University Place http://www.orpheumnola.com

    • Sat., May 27, 7:30 p.m.
  • Jacqui Naylor Quartet @ Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro
    626 Frenchmen St. http://www.snugjazz.com

    • Sat., May 27, 8 & 10 p.m.

© 2017 Gambit
Powered by Foundation