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DARIUS RUCKER


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Darius Rucker is an American musician. He first gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in 1986 at the University of South Carolina ... Wikipedia Born: May 13, 1966 (age 46), Charleston Music group: Hootie & the Blowfish Education: University of South Carolina, Middleton High School Record labels: Capitol Records, Hidden Beach Recordings, Atlantic Records

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Indie Trio Wild Rivers Announce US Tour and Release Acoustic Track Photo Indie Trio Wild Rivers Announce US Tour and Release Acoustic Track
by Marissa Tomeo - May 08, 2022

Indie trio Wild Rivers are excited to announce a fall U.S. tour that will launch in September and will include stops at Thalia Hall in Chicago, the El Rey in Los Angeles, The Fillmore in San Francisco, Brooklyn Steel in New York, Darius Rucker’s Riverfront Revival Music Festival, the Moon River Fest...
Darius Rucker Unveils New Single 'Same Beer Different Problem' Photo Darius Rucker Unveils New Single 'Same Beer Different Problem'
by Michael Major - April 29, 2022

Darius Rucker continues to share new music as he crafts a forthcoming solo album with “Same Beer Different Problem.” Written by the multi-Platinum star together with Tofer Brown, Sarah Buxton and Old Dominion’s Brad Tursi, the Ross Copperman-produced track offers a lighthearted take on the chaos of ...
Country Music Association's CMA Fest Reveals Initial 2022 Lineup Photo Country Music Association's CMA Fest Reveals Initial 2022 Lineup
by Michael Major - April 12, 2022

Taking the nightly Nissan Stadium stage this year are Country Music superstars Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Russell Dickerson, Alan Jackson, Lady A, Parker McCollum, Carly Pearce, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Cole Swindell, Carrie...
2022 ASCAP Pop Music Awards Winners Announced Photo 2022 ASCAP Pop Music Awards Winners Announced
by Michael Major - April 11, 2022

ASCAP Pop Music Awards Publisher of the Year goes to Sony Music Publishing. The publishing powerhouse takes home the prestigious recognition for its contributions to pop music in 2021 with top songs including “Arcade,” “Back in Blood,” “Beers and Sunshine,” “drivers license,” “Kiss Me More,” “Peache...
Franky Perez Announces 'Crossing the Great Divide' Album Photo Franky Perez Announces 'Crossing the Great Divide' Album
by Michael Major - April 07, 2022

Singer-songwriter Franky Perez confirms his fifth solo album Crossing the Great Divide. The track “The Great Divide,” alongside an accompanying video, are out now, featuring cellist Eicca Toppinen of Apocalyptica and drummer Matt Chamberlain (Bob Dylan, Brandi Carlile, Fiona Apple, Bruce Springsteen...
Darius Rucker, Brothers Osborne & More Join Lineup for 2022 Interlochen Arts Festival Photo Darius Rucker, Brothers Osborne & More Join Lineup for 2022 Interlochen Arts Festival
by Michael Major - March 16, 2022

Grammy Award-winning singer/guitarist Bonnie Raitt, soft rock duo Air Supply, and the acclaimed Detroit Symphony Orchestra were already announced as Arts Festival performers. The full lineup for the 2022 summer season will be announced in May. Check out the full lineup now!...
Top-Selling Album 'The Best Of Charley Pride Volume II' Celebrates 50th Anniversary Photo Top-Selling Album 'The Best Of Charley Pride Volume II' Celebrates 50th Anniversary
by Michael Major - February 07, 2022

Included on the album are hits like 'Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'', 'Is Anybody Goin' to San Antone,' 'I'd Rather Love You,' 'I'm Just Me' and more fan favorites. In line with Black History Month, the celebration of this anniversary reminds us how Pride transcended racial barriers within the country m...
Early Winners Revealed for THE 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS Photo Early Winners Revealed for THE 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS
by Michael Major - November 10, 2021

First-time CMA Awards winner Kelsea Ballerini and nine-time CMA Awards winner, Kenny Chesney take home trophies in two categories for “half of my hometown.” Hosted by Luke Bryan, the ceremony will feature appearances and performances from Carrie Underwood, Zachary Levi, Katy Perry, Keith Urban, Jenn...
Zachary Levi, Katy Perry & More to Present at 55th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS Photo Zachary Levi, Katy Perry & More to Present at 55th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS
by Michael Major - November 08, 2021

CMA Awards presenters will also include Trace Adkins, Kelsea Ballerini, Lauren Daigle, Florida Georgia Line, Dulé Hill, Alan Jackson, Elle King, Lady A, Scotty McCreery, Hayley Orrantia, Lionel Richie, Darius Rucker, Susan Sarandon, Saycon Sengbloh, Kurt Warner, Lainey Wilson, and Trisha Yearwood. ...
Country-Pop Artist Macartney Reinhardt Releases New Single “Old Country Song” Photo Country-Pop Artist Macartney Reinhardt Releases New Single “Old Country Song”
by A.A. Cristi - November 02, 2021

Country newcomer Macartney Reinhardt releases her new single titled 'Old Country Song.' With her soulful, bluesy twang and lyrics that come straight from the heart, Macartney Reinhardt is quickly being noticed by industry executives and music lovers alike. You can stream the new single by clicking h...
Darius Rucker Announces Intimate Theater Tour Photo Darius Rucker Announces Intimate Theater Tour
by Michael Major - November 01, 2021

Three-time GRAMMY Award winner Darius Rucker has been teasing new music, posting photos back in the studio recording his first solo album since 2017’s When Was The Last Time. With new music on the horizon, fans knew the touring news wasn’t far behind....
Luke Bryan To Host THE 55th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS Photo Luke Bryan To Host THE 55th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS
by Michael Major - October 18, 2021

The Country Music Association and ABC have announced Country Music superstar and “American Idol” judge Luke Bryan will host “The 55th Annual CMA Awards.” Watch a new promo spot for the awards ceremony now!...
CMA'S SUMMER JAM Concert Airs Tomorrow on ABC Photo CMA'S SUMMER JAM Concert Airs Tomorrow on ABC
by Michael Major - September 01, 2021

The concert features performances by Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, and more! Filmed July 27-28 with the Nashville skyline as the backdrop, this three-hour, artist-curated primetime special features more than 30 individual performances and collaborations ...
Amazon Music Announces Original Podcast with Country Music Band Midland Photo Amazon Music Announces Original Podcast with Country Music Band Midland
by TV News Desk - August 11, 2021

Upcoming guests that will help the boys of Midland dig into other wild Country lore include Martina McBride, Darius Rucker, Wynonna Judd, Jake Brennan and many more...
The Country Music Association's CMA SUMMER JAM Airs Thursday, Sept. 2 Photo The Country Music Association's CMA SUMMER JAM Airs Thursday, Sept. 2
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 29, 2021

Filmed amidst the skyline of downtown, the three-hour, artist-curated primetime special will feature individual performances and collaborations from more than 20 of the biggest stars in Country Music....
Wilderado Release Folk-Tinged 'Help Me Down' Photo Wilderado Release Folk-Tinged 'Help Me Down'
by TV News Desk - June 25, 2021

“Help Me Down” is about the realization that even though no one can carry you through life, it’s worth searching for those who are willing to go to the low moments with you. – Wilderado’s Maxim Rainer...
Rita Ora, JP Saxe & More Join Musicians in Creating Virtual Prom Experience For Teens Photo Rita Ora, JP Saxe & More Join Musicians in Creating Virtual Prom Experience For Teens In Pediatric Hospitals Nationwide
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 03, 2021

This virtual prom, hosted by pop artist and MOC Volunteer Zach Matari, features exclusive performances and messages of encouragement from Rita Ora, Joshua Bassett, Dove Cameron, Blanco Brown, Andrew Rannells, JP Saxe, Zara Larsson, Faouzia, We The Kings and more....
Clint Black's New Circle Network Series Kicks Off A Conversation With Darius Rucker Photo Clint Black's New Circle Network Series Kicks Off A Conversation With Darius Rucker
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 19, 2021

The initial season also features episodes with Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Rodney Crowell, Keb’ Mo, John Rich, Travis Tritt, Steve Wariner, Trace Adkins and Sara Evans. ...
Winners Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Photo Winners Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 19, 2021

This year’s 56th ACM Awards featured an all-star lineup of collaborations and memorable performances featuring 25 performances, 31 artists, and 31 hit songs.  ...
Sessions Exclusively Presents Grammy Winners Hootie & The Blowfish Broadcast April 23 Photo Sessions Exclusively Presents Grammy Winners Hootie & The Blowfish Broadcast April 23
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 29, 2021

“We loved every minute of being back on stage together – especially in Columbia,” shared lead singer Darius Rucker. “We all miss live music right now, so we’re really excited to be able to offer this show to our fans who can now experience the energy of that night from home.” ...
PBS Stations Celebrate Charley Pride For Black History Month Photo PBS Stations Celebrate Charley Pride For Black History Month
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 08, 2021

Throughout the month of February, while celebrating Black History Month, PBS has made it easy for Charley Pride fans and new audiences alike to learn more about his history in country music and the impact he made throughout the world....
Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks and More Join The GRAND OLE OPRY: 95 Y Photo Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks and More Join The GRAND OLE OPRY: 95 YEARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC Special
by A.A. Cristi - February 03, 2021

NBC is honoring country music's most famous show with its “Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music” special on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 9-11 p.m. ET/PT.  ...
American Masters CHARLEY PRIDE: I'M JUST ME Available for Free on PBS Photo American Masters CHARLEY PRIDE: I'M JUST ME Available for Free on PBS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 15, 2020

American Masters – Charley Pride: I’m Just Me is streaming free again for a limited time on pbs.org/americanmasters and on the PBS Video app which will run through December 26 before going back to members-only PBS Passport....
Celebrate the Holidays with CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS Tonight Photo Celebrate the Holidays with CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS Tonight
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 30, 2020

Get into the holiday spirit with “CMA Country Christmas” TONIGHT at 9/8c on ABC. With an intimate, at home setting that throws back to classic holiday specials of the past, “CMA Country Christmas” will feature performances of new and original songs as well as traditional Christmas favorites. ...
Lindsey Stirling & Darius Rucker Release 'What Child Is This' Photo Lindsey Stirling & Darius Rucker Release 'What Child Is This'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 27, 2020

Platinum-selling electronic artist, violinist, and multi-talented entertainer Lindsey Stirling and three-time GRAMMY Award winner Darius Rucker have teamed up for a special performance of the classic Christmas carol “What Child Is This” for this year’s “CMA Country Christmas,” airing on Monday, Nove...