Rascal Flatts Closes Out Summer Concert Season On Bangor Waterfront
Rascal Flatts brought their Rhythm & Roots Tour to the Bangor waterfront Sunday night, the final country show at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion this summer.
The group opened up with "Summer Nights" from their 2009 Unstoppable album.
That was followed by "I Like the Sound of That," the fourth and most recent single from Rewind, the group's last album.
The band then played "Banjo," "I Melt," "I Won't Let Go," "Life is a Highway" (Tom Cochrane), "Why Wait," "Stand/In the Air Tonight" (Phil Collins), "Bless the Broken Road" (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), "Rewind," "Fast Cars and Freedom," "Purple Rain" (Prince), "Love You Out Loud," "My Wish," "Take Me There," "What Hurts the Most" and "Here's to You."
The night ended with the title track and second single from the group's 2006 album, Me and My Gang.
Kelsea Ballerini, a 22-year-old up-and-comer from Knoxville, Tennessee, performed prior to Rascal Flatts. Her set included hits from her debut album, The First Time, including "Love Me Like You Mean It," "Dibs" and "Peter Pan," her current single.
Newcomer Chris Lane opened the show, playing songs from his Girl Problems album, including "Fix" and his latest single, a cover of Mario's 2004 hit, "Let Me Love You."
The show wraps up a busy summer of country concerts at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion. This summer's concert series also included Dierks Bentley, Dolly Parton, Dixie Chicks, Florida Georgia Line, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Darius Rucker and Miranda Lambert.