After a stellar 15-year musical career highlighted by a dozen No. 1 singles and more than 30 million albums sold, Rascal Flatts frontman Gary LeVox offers no pretense about superstardom and makes no apologies for staying true to a rural identity forged during a blue-collar upbringing in the farm country of Central Ohio.
“A lot of people in my position are musicians who became hunters. I was a hunter who just happened to become a musician,” he said. “This was my life way before I even knew music. My brother and I grew up raising beagles at 8 or 9 years old. Running rabbits was our big thing. So, it has been my life. Music is truly what I do, and hunting and the outdoors is truly who I am.”
We were recently afforded an opportunity to spend some time with LeVox at Fast Cars and Freedom Farms, his 2,000-acre hunting retreat deep in the hills of Tennessee, for exclusive, behind-the-scenes access of his hunting property and to talk what it means to live country.
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<h2></h2>A red dirt road leads to the main gate at Fast Cars and Freedom Farms, Gary LeVox’s 2,000-acre hunting retreat. Nestled deep in the Tennessee hills outside Nashville, the remote property allows LeVox to pursue his passion for bowhunting and managing whitetail deer. <p></p> Photos by Russ Harrington.