Messina Tour Opener Set

Jo Dee Messina will kick off her first headlining tour Feb. 8 in South Bend, Ind. The 75-city 2001 Burn Tour, named for Messina’s current album, Burn, will include harmony trio Rascal Flatts as the opening act. The theater tour will be sponsored by Jerzees active wear and CMT. Other dates are still being finalized and will be announced soon, a Messina spokeswoman said.