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Super Group Rascal Flatts Serves Up New Endeavor
Arizona businessmen at the heart of Country Superstars Restaurant Venture
Country music superstars Rascal Flatts are getting into the restaurant business. With over 21
million albums and 25 million digital downloads sold, Rascal Flatts is one of the most honored vocal
groups in music today.
Rascal Flatts Restaurant Group formed by Philip Lama, CEO and Eric Soe, President have partnered
with Rascal Flatts to create and develop themed restaurants throughout the U.S. and Canada. The
first location is being developed in Phoenix, AZ. Philip Lama, CEO of Broken Road Productions, is
the exclusive licensee.
The 14,000 square foot Phoenix restaurant will feature great food at attractive price points, live
nationally recognized entertainment, a state-of-the-art sound stage, an elevated bar, indoor/
outdoor bar and retail space
Lama, a New York native is no stranger to the music scene. He grew up in the business in the
Hamptons and New York City. He served as the CFO for another country restaurant chain with
live entertainment. He was also CEO of Mastro Capital Partners. e H He He developed and financed
several restaurants and partnered with Soe, opening PJ’s Grill in Tempe, AZ. Soe has served as a top
executive for both domestic and international Fortune 500 companies including MCI WorldCom.
Rascal Flatts is the most awarded vocal group in country music today with over 40 trophies from
the ACAs, ACMs, AMAs, CMAs, People’s Choice Awards and more. They have sold over 6 million
concert tickets, and counting. They are easily one of the hottest-selling acts on tour in any genre.
Currently, Rascal Flatts is on its summer tour, Farmers Insurance Presents “Changed Tour,” with
Little Big Town, and Big Machine Label Group labelmates Eli Young Band and Edens Edge. For more
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