Darius Rucker & Friends 2016 Benefit Concert

Darius Rucker And Friends benefit for St. Jude Children’s research Center .

Live concert photos of the 7th annual Darius & Friends benefit show for St Jude’s children’s research hospital. Images taken by chad lee photography june 6, 2016 at the wildhorse saloon in nashville tennessee. performers included darius rucker, scotty McCreery, terri clark, drake white, dan tyminski, hunter hayes, locash and charlie pride.

Darius Rucker And Friends Event Photos

See the video I shot of Darius and Charlie Pride singing the clsssic ” Kiss An Angel Good Morning ”



See my photos from the 2015 event here http://www.chadleephotography.com/portfolio/darius-rucker-and-friends-2015-w-little-big-towna-thousand-horses-scotty-mccreerymore/

Wikipedia Bio

Darius Carlos “Hootie” Rucker (born May 13, 1966) is an American singer and songwriter. He first gained fame as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning  band Hootie & the Blowfish. Founded in 1986 at the   along with Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld and Dean Felber. They  released five studio albums with him as a member.  Having charted six top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Rucker co-wrote the majority of the band’s songs with the other three members.

Back to Then, released in 2002 on, but did not chart any singles.   Rucker then  signed to Capitol Nashville as a country singer.   Its first single, “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It“, made him the first black artist to reach number !   The first since Charley Pride was in 1983. It was followed by two more number one singles, “It Won’t Be Like This for Long” . Followed by “Alright” and  “History in the Making.” Darius  became the first black American to win the New Artist Award from the Country Music Association.   Making him only the second black person to win any award from the association. A second album, Charleston, SC 1966, was released on October 12, 2010. The album includes the number one singles, “Come Back Song” and “This“.