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|Jul 30||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Xfinity Center (formerly Comcast Center) Mansfield, Massachusetts||Find Tickets|
|Jul 31||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Darien Lake Performing Arts Center Darien Center, New York||Find Tickets|
|Aug 12||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Jiffy Lube Live Bristow, Virginia||Find Tickets|
|Aug 13||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||BB&T Pavilion Camden, New Jersey||Find Tickets|
|Aug 14||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Bethel Woods Center For The Arts Bethel, New York||Find Tickets|
|Aug 18||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, Ohio||Find Tickets|
|Aug 19||Darius Rucker with Dan + Shay and Michael Ray||Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Mount Pleasant, Michigan||Find Tickets|
|Aug 20||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (formerly First Midwest Bank Amp.) Tinley Park, Illinois||Find Tickets|
|Aug 25||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston, Michigan||Find Tickets|
|Aug 26||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio||Find Tickets|
|Aug 27||Darius Rucker||PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte, North Carolina||Find Tickets|
|Sep 3||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion Gilford, New Hampshire||Find Tickets|
|Sep 4||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion Gilford, New Hampshire||Find Tickets|
|Sep 9||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater Virginia Beach, Virginia||Find Tickets|
|Sep 10||Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray||Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Raleigh, North Carolina||Find Tickets|
Every now and then comes along a singer who can continuously reinvent themselves, break barriers, and create music that resonates. Darius Rucker is that versatile artist. He set records with Hootie & the Blowfish as a rocker, he evolved into the jazz-R&B world, and most recently he has broken down barriers as a country star. Moreover, he is a performer with a twenty-plus-year career; Darius Rucker tour dates are currently scheduled throughout the US this summer, 2011.
Darius Rucker got his start as the frontman for Hootie & the Blowfish, which formed as students at the University of South Carolina. Their debut album, "Cracked Rearview Mirror", is currently ranked as the 15th best selling album of all time in the United States and the best selling debut for any act. With the band, who are also his lifelong friends, they released seven studio albums and are currently on a permanent hiatus while pursuing other interests. The band became a household name and they toured and continue to perform for benefits and at other scheduled events.
In 2001, Rucker signed with independent Jazz-R&B label Hidden Beach Recordings to produce an R&B album. The album "Back to Then" was released in 2002 and featured famed neo-soul artist Jill Scott on production. While the album was a modest success for the label, it didn't match the acclaim that Rucker had experienced with Hootie & The Blowfish and he didn't release any more records with the label.
While his R&B career may have floundered, Rucker made a surprising turn as a country artist in 2008 when he signed to Capitol Records. He co-wrote and produced his first single "Don't Think I Don't Think About It", and released it in 2008. It was an instant hit and reached #1 on the Billboard Country charts. He released his debut country album, "Learn to Live", in 2008 with production help from Frank Rogers who has worked with such artists as Brad Paisley. Rucker's accomplishment made him the first African-American country artist to have a top 20 hit since Charley Pride in 1988. Rucker's album was certified platinum by the RIAA and also produced the #1 singles "Alright" and "It Won't Be Like This For Long", which distinguished him as the first country artist to have his first three singles reach #1 since Wynonna in 1992. Rucker's success was solidified when he received the Country Music Association award for New Artist of the Year in 2009!
Rucker returned to the studio to record his highly anticipated sophomore follow-up. The album, "Charleston, SC 1966", was released in October, 2010, and featured the #1 single "Come Back Song". The second single "This", written by Rucker and Kara DioGuardi also reached #1 on the charts. In support of the album, Darius Rucker tour dates are scheduled around the country throughout 2011. Rucker surprised us with his country transformation, however, he proved he is as genuine and sincere as any country artist before him. Use Eventful as your source for Darius Rucker concert dates and tour information.
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