So you're headed out to the Rascal Flatts -Band Perry Concert at the Sioux Falls Arena.  You've waited for the show, then you hear there's another 'opening act.'  That's when it gets interesting.

Think of all the 'main acts' we've seen come through the area that were 'opening acts.'

I just read a piece on Sweetwater Rain.  They're the group that is set to open the evening at the Arena.  For those that follow Kickin' Country, you KNOW I'm a HUGE Anthony Smith fan.  'Brilliant Song Writer!'  So when I heard that Smith has been involved with getting these guys started, it perked my ears up.

In my world, if you hang with Anthony Smith, I want to hear what you have to sing.  Cause I know you're songs are gonna have something to say.

Watch/listen to the song Pray For Me.  It'll make your belly feel good.  And if you're like me, it'll make you get to The Arena a little earlier to catch their entire set.

I like the sound.  I like what they say.  Looking forward to Sweetwater Rain!

Here's more about Sweetwater Rain from their publicist:

Sweetwater Rain is made-up of lead vocalist and guitarist Danny Rivera, lead guitarist and vocalist Fred Stallcup, and Thomas Hewlett, who completes the trio on bass guitar and vocals. Together they have opened for celebrated music artists such as ZZ Top, Kenny Chesney, The Band Perry, Little Big Town and many others. With a social platform that totals over 250,000, Sweetwater Rain is swiftly raising awareness in the country music world.  The lyric video for “Pray For Me” can be viewed on YouTube and the single can be downloaded via iTunes.