Darius Rucker – 2014 Concert Schedule
Darius Rucker has quickly risen to become one of the prominent musicians
on the country music scene. After the whirlwind success of Hootie and the Blowfish, Darius Rucker took his talents elsewhere,
exploring the genre of country music. His country albums have been well-received by critics and his loyal fans, with a number
of top hits on the charts. Darius Rucker is now underway on his 2014 concert tour, and he is slated to visit many venues this
year, including Big Valley Jamboree, Boston's Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Fallsview Casino Resort, the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater,
The Uptown Amphitheatre at the Music Factory, the Joint in Las Vegas, and many more. To see Darius Rucker on his upcoming
concert tour, be sure to visit StubHub for your tickets, and get ready to see him show off his talents onstage!
Darius Rucker initially rose to popularity as the front man of Hootie and the Blowfish. Hootie and the
Blowfish achieved extraordinary success during the 90s, after the release of their 1994 album, "Cracked Rear View," which
went on to become one of the best-selling albums of all time. The band ended up selling over 21 million albums in just the
United States alone.
After gaining fame with Hootie and the Blowfish, Darius Rucker embarked on a successful solo career
as a country artist. His first country album, "Learn to Live," was released in 2008 through Capitol Nashville, and it reached
the number 1 position on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, with a number 5 position on the Billboard 200. The album
eventually went platinum, aided by popular songs like "It Won't Be Like This for Long," "Don't Think I Don't Think About It,"
"History in the Making," and "Alright." The success of the album marked an incredible crossover debut for Darius Rucker, and
it was also the first time since Charley Pride for an African American country artist to have a major hit.
success of his country debut, Darius Rucker returned to the studio to begin recording his next album, "Charleston, SC 1966,"
which was released in 2010. The album entered the Billboard 200 chart at the number 2 position, and at the number 1 spot on
the Top Country Albums chart, with over 100,000 copies sold in the first week. The album was well received, with critics and
fans praising the polished sound and pop influences, all of which were a recipe for success in the mainstream country scene.
Rucker's third country album, "True Believers," was released in 2013, and it has been certified gold, proving that he is truly
a crossover success. "True Believers" continued to build upon Darius' polished, radio-friendly sound, complete with catchy
hooks and pleasing melodies.
Darius Rucker's Breakthrough Album
Darius Rucker initially got his big break
into mainstream music with Hootie and the Blowfish's album, "Cracked Rear View," which sold millions of copies. His break
into country, however, came many years later when he decided to embark on his solo career. Darius Rucker's first country album,
"Learn to Live," topped the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, and marked his successful start into a new genre. With its
popular singles like "Don't Think I Don't Think About It" and "Alright," fans scrambled to get their hands on the album and
it eventually received a platinum certification. Darius Rucker followed up with his second country album, "Charleston, SC
1966," which was likewise a success. The album reached number 1 on the Top Country Albums chart and the UK Country Albums
chart, and it also held a number 2 position on the Billboard 200. Proving that it wasn't just a fluke, he released yet another
hit album in 2013, "True Believers," which was certified gold and continued to hone Darius Rucker's talents as a country musician.
Darius Rucker Trivia
What is the meaning behind the title of Darius Rucker's album, "Charleston, SC 1966?"
the idea of country music star Radney Foster's album, which noted his birthplace and year of birth, Darius Rucker followed
suit and named his album after his own location and year of birth.
If you've been a longtime
fan of Hootie and the Blowfish, or you simply love good country music, then you're going to be blown away by Darius Rucker
as he performs his country hits in concert. From pop to country, it appears that Darius Rucker can do it all, and fans can
expect to hear hits like "Don't Think I Don't Think About It," "Alright," and "It Won't Be Like This for Long" performed live
during his 2014 tour. His concerts are truly a delight for any fan of country music, and he is known to keep the crowd up
and dancing. Don't miss out when Darius Rucker comes to a venue near your city during his 2014 concert tour!