Jay DeMarcus, Joe Don Rooney and Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts surprised a Wisconsin bride and groom by performing at their wedding reception.
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Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images/Getty Images

Country stars Rascal Flatts surprise bride with performance at wedding reception

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The bride and groom had planned their June 24 wedding in Watertown, Wisconsin, to include playing Rascal Flatts’ “Bless the Broken Road” during their first dance. A DJ was set to play the 2005 single, but the couple’s longtime friend, Tammy, had other plans.

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“I knew that Rascal Flatts was up at Country USA, and I thought, ‘You know what, wouldn’t it be really cool if they could stop (by),’” Tammy said in a video posted on Rascal Flatts official Facebook page. “So, I sent them an email and gave them kind of a little background story about Brandon and Sara and who they are.”

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That was all the award-winning country trio needed to show up. The group didn’t just sing the first dance song, they also grabbed a photo with the newlyweds, then had an impromptu meet-and-greet with family members who wanted a picture with the country stars, too.

Watch a video of the surprise from Rascal Flatts below.

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