Rascal Flatts Rethink Retirement Plans After Lockdown Nixed Farewell Tour – Music Information
Rascal Flatts reconsider their farewell tour, revealing that the pandemic may actually have kept them together.
The trio were forced to cancel their Farewell Life Is a Highway tour when COVID-19 reached and closed venues and festivals throughout 2020 and through 2021, and Rascal Flatts has yet to postpone the dates.
“It sucked, let’s face it,” Jay DeMarcus told Taste of Country Nights.
“It was so hard to know that it was being taken from us and we couldn’t go out on our terms and we couldn’t say goodbye and party with our wonderful fan base. It was a difficult thing,” he went on.
Joke: “(Some people) blamed us for the pandemic because as soon as we announce our farewell tour, the world will be blown up.” I will not retire and the world will go back to normal. I wish that were the case. “
But the artist admitted that the lockdown gave him and his bandmates time to ponder their plans.
“The way this year has passed … it puts a lot of things into perspective and really lets you take stock of the things that are really, really important to you and the things that you just thought that they are important to you, “he said. muses: “I think we’re all in this place right now, where it might not even be a farewell tour – who knows? We might feel compelled enough to go out again and make the music.”
He added, “I’m only speaking in theory, but … 10, 15 shows a year, do you enjoy our Rascal Flatts music along with the other things we have before us in our lives?”