Lonestar lead singer Richie McDonald has announced his departure from the band and will now tour full-time with the group The Frontmen of Country, whose members include former Little Texas lead singer Tim Rushlow, and lead singer of Restless Heart, Larry Stewart.
Richie said, “I’ve been with Lonestar for almost 30 years and have enjoyed my time with the guys. With everything that has happened in the past year, it has made me think about other things I want to do in life. This opportunity with The Frontmen came up and I’ve decided to go a new direction. I’ve always enjoyed performing with Tim and Larry and I can’t wait to see how this new chapter unfolds. I want to thank my bandmates Dean (Sams), Keech (Rainwater) and Michael (Britt) for a great run. I wish them nothing but the best.”
As The Frontmen, the three lead singers have performed together many times through the years.
The Frontmen have nearly 20 live concert dates set to take place throughout 2021. The tour kicks-off on April 16th at the Choctaw Casino Resort in Grant, OK.