If you are a country music fan, chances are good you know all about Darius Rucker and his successful crossover career into country music and the high demand for Darius Rucker tickets. If you’re not a country music fan, you’ll probably recognize Darius more as “Hootie” from the wildly popular rock band Hootie and the Blowfish. No matter where you know him from, one thing is clear – Mr. Rucker has a distinctive sound and unique writing style that has kept fans of all genres entertained and tickets for Darius Rucker concerts selling out for the past 25 years.
Born in 1966 in Charleston, SC Darius Rucker was very close to his family and always had the dream of making it big in the music business. After high school, Rucker attended the University of South Carolina, where he and Jim Sonefeld, Dean Felber and Mark Bryan met and formed Hootie and the Blowfish in 1986. Rucker has been the lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish since the very beginning, and the band has had much success with their five albums, with six top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. They had several successful tours and Hootie and Darius Rucker concert tickets sold out everywhere.
Rucker's gruff baritone voice became the signature style for the band and he gained attention as the sole African-American member of the popular rock and roll band, which was not the standard in the 80’s. Offers of different varieties came pouring in and Rucker was invited to sing the national anthem at the World Series; he was invited to sing at Frank Sinatra’s 80th birthday party; and even had a voice cameo appearance on the popular sitcom “Friends.” Needless to say Darius Rucker tickets have been a hot commodity ever since and he sells out any venue he plays! You can get cheap tickets for Darius Rucker here.
Rucker kicked off his solo country music career when he got together with Capitol Records Nashville and decided to cut a country music album. His first album also gave him his first number one hit. The single, Don't Think I Don't Think About It, actually made Rucker the first black singer songwriter to have a #1 country song since 1983 when Charley Pride topped the charts. Rucker followed with two more number one songs, and in 2009, he became the first black singer songwriter to win the New Artist Award from the Country Music Association. In fact, he was only the 2nd black singer songwriter to win any award from the CMA. Get your Darius Rucker concert tickets and check out this hot country music act.
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