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Citi

April 22, 2014 13:50 ET

Citi® Presents Rascal Flatts' Album Release Party -- a Special Evening Featuring a Night of Wine Pairings and an Exclusive Acoustic Performance

Event to Benefit Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2014) - Citi® today announced it will present the Rascal Flatts' Album Release Party in celebration of their forthcoming ninth studio album REWIND, on Big Machine Records. In support of the May 13 release, this exclusive event will take place at 7:00 pm at the famed Avalon nightclub in Los Angeles where attendees will enjoy an acoustic set and each song will be paired with wine based on the tempo and lyrics. One hundred percent of ticket sales for this event will be donated to the Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville.

"Rascal Flatts' REWIND is one of the most anticipated country albums of the year and we're honored to partner with the band for a very special evening celebrating their new release," said Jennifer Breithaupt, SVP of Entertainment Marketing, Citi. "The intimate setting and wine pairings with songs will make the evening especially memorable."

Tickets to this exclusive event will be available for purchase only with a Citi card beginning today, April 22nd at 10:00 am PDT. More information on how to purchase tickets can be found at www.citiprivatepass.com.

"We're immensely proud of our new album and I can't think of a better way to celebrate than with some of our closest fans," said Rascal Flatts' lead singer Gary LeVox. "We can't wait for everyone to hear REWIND and look forward to kicking things off with Citi in Los Angeles next month."

As the best-selling and most-awarded Country group of the past decade, Rascal Flatts (Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney) has sold over 22.5 million albums and over 28 million digital downloads since their musical debut in 2000. The Superstar group has delivered 14 #1 singles to the top of the charts, distinguishing them as one of only four acts during the SoundScan era to have seven consecutive studio albums debut at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Rascal Flatts has earned over 40 trophies from the ACAs, ACMs, AMAs, CMAs, People's Choice Awards and more. In 2012, they reached a new career milestone with over seven million concert tickets sold and will hit the road again this Spring with the REWIND Tour 2014. For tour information, new music and more, visit www.rascalflattsrewind.com.

Citi offers Citi credit and debit cardmembers access to over 10,000 events annually through Citi Private Pass, the bank's entertainment access program. In 2013, Citi offered cardmembers more than 5,000 music events, ranging from preferred tickets and early access to top concert tours to curated special events with Grammy-award winners and VIP experiences including pre-show performances and Q&A. Last year, Citi sponsored the Rolling Stones' 50 & Counting Tour mobile app. In addition, Citi presented "Katy Perry's: We Can Survive" benefit concert and exclusive cardmember pre-show experience at the famed Hollywood Bowl. Other experiences have featured artists such as Lady Gaga, Band of Horses, John Mayer, Lady Antebellum, and more.

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