The multi-talented former lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Hootie and the Blowfish will be playing at Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre in Englewood, Colorado. This show is one for just nearly every single person who loves music in general this amazing artist has crossed the genres of Rock, R&B and Country music so there will be something there for everyone.
Having founded Hootie & the Blowfish while attending the University of South Carolina with fellow band mates they released five studio albums while he was a member, six of those became top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. You can get your Darius Rucker tickets here. Darius co-wrote the majority all of the music the band released during their time together. Going on to release his first solo R&B album, Back to Then, in 2002 and then signed with Capitol Records in Nashville as a country music artist. And he excelled in that genre as well being the first black man to win the New Artist Award from the Country Music Association in 2009. His first single “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It” hit number 1 making him the 2nd black man since Charley Pride in 1983 to chart a number 1 on the Hot Country Songs list. He has been breaking barriers and gaining nothing but fame since he stepped onto the music scene.
With a voice that has been characterized from “ingratiating” by Rolling Stone to “low, gruff, and charismatic” by Time. Many find him soothing and nothing but absolutely amazing. Musically he has sometimes been criticized or spoofed for not being “black enough” and has even received death threats for his protest song “Drowning” which was against the flying of the Confederate Flag above the South Carolina statehouse. Those who truly love him for his gift of song see the beauty in his diversity and embrace him as a beacon of hope that proves that as humans if we open the doors to the future we decide we want the only thing really stopping us is ourselves from crossing over the threshold as Darius Rucker has done in every aspect of his work.