Nashville News and Notes – Monday, March 7, 2016!

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Rascal Flatts just wrapped up their nine-show residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. But it turns out their Rhythm & Roots shows aren’t over after all. The trio will continue their stripped down sets during their tour this summer, with Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Lane joining them on the road.  Your chance to see Rascal Flatts happens September 9 at First Niagara Pavilion!

 

Rumor has it that Nashville’s new super-couple, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, are expected to release a duet in May! Nashville music insiders say the collaboration will appear on Blake’s upcoming album to be released soon!

 

Joey Feek, the female half of the duo Joey & Rory, lost her battle with cancer over the weekend. Joey has been battling cervical cancer since the birth of her daughter in 2014. The duo is best known for their appearance on “Can You Duet” and won the ACM Award for Best New Duo in 2009. Joey was 40.