Darius Rucker: Rooted in Country

Darius Rucker fronted one of the best-known pop-rock bands of the 1990s, 
but the South Carolina-born singer has taken a turn toward country.

By Ed Condran
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“I’m fortunate that I’ve had the best of both worlds,” Rucker says. “I can’t tell you how rewarding this has all been. To be able to have all that success with my band and then go out and experience this as a solo artist is incredible.”

Expect Rucker to be around for the long haul. “This is my life’s work,” Rucker said. “I want to continue doing this as long as I can. It’s incredibly gratifying to make music, go on tour and see the fans. I’ve been so lucky. It’s something that I really appreciate.”

Darius Rucker 

Where: Caesars Atlantic City 

When: Saturday, Sept. 24, 9pm

Tickets: $40, $50 and $60

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1. Al A. said... on Sep 24, 2011 at 09:16PM

“The FIRST time I saw Darius Rucker, was last year at the Daytona International Speedway during the Coke Zero 400 and I had no idea who he even WAS, but when I heard him sing those country songs, He immediately became my FAVORITE COUNTRY singer and my wife and myself sat in the pouring rain yesterday (9/23) at our State Fair (The Big E) to watch Darius Rucker peform for us and although we were drenched in the rain, I would do it again IN A SECOND to be able to get the chance to see him again... He's the BEST!!!!”

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2. Karen said... on Sep 25, 2011 at 12:20AM

“Darius Rucker's music touches my soul..I almost got hit by a car getting his autograph in rochester last November. Now I just need my picture taken wirth him and I will be all set.I plan on getting that on October 8 2011. after that I could die a happy girl..
I cant even put it into words how his music affects me..”

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3. Joan said... on Sep 26, 2011 at 07:09PM

“I not only have had the pleasure of going to see Darius several times, I also won an autographed picture and CD at the Gamecocks Ladies Clinic several years ago. Last year at a Tim McGraw concert in Charleston, it was Darius' birthday and he and his wife attended the concert and sat right in the middle of the fans. We then got a treat when Darius came on stage and sang with TIm. Another reason why we love Darius is that he is a South Carolina Gamecock fan! GO GAMECOCKS and Darius keep putting out great songs!”

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4. Ivan gibson said... on Oct 15, 2011 at 02:24PM

“I have followd hootie from the start but when Darius did a a big Band charity gig in Baltimore my wife paid for us to go from England, but the highlight for me was seeing him at the O2 in London Darius come back soon PLEASE.”


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