Darius Rucker 2015 w/ Little Big Town +more

Darius Rucker

Monday June 8, 2015 at The Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tn. Darius Rucker and friends 6th annual CMA Fest benefit for St.Jude’s Children Hospital and Research Center. The sold out show featured performances by Darius Rucker, A thousand Horses, Scotty McCreery, Brothers Osbourne, Brett Eldredge and Steve Wariner.

Darius Rucker photos

Performing   Prince ‘s Purple Rain 

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photos from 2016’s event

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bio

As the frontman of Hootie & the BlowfishDarius  was one of the most popular frontmen  in the mid-’90s. The band’s debut album, Cracked Rear View, was virtually inescapable in 1995.  selling more than 16 million copies becoming one of the most successful albums of all time. Hootie & the Blowfish couldn’t re-create that magic on future albums, though, and the band took a break from the studio. after releasing 1998’s Musical ChairsRucker used his free time to launch a solo career, allowing him to explore his R&B and country influences.

2013 – present

His third solo album in a country vein, True Believers, followed in early 2013.  generating the massive hit   “Wagon Wheel” .  a number one country single that crossed over to 15 on the pop charts. on its way to triple-platinum certification. As he prepped a fourth country album, Rucker released the “Homegrown Honey.” . along with the seasonal album Home for the HolidaysSouthern Style appeared in March 2015. debuting  at number one on Billboard’s country chart but didn’t generate a second big hit. “If I Told You,” the lead single from his next album, appeared in 2016.  but it took Rucker another full year to finish the record. Preceded by the summer single “For the First Time,” the album When Was the Last Time appeared in October of 2017.