THE FILENE CENTER
SEP 4 | 8 PM
Darius Rucker first achieved multi-platinum status in the music industry as lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning band Hootie & the Blowfish, which sold more than 25 million albums worldwide including its diamond-certified debut Cracked Rear View (1994)—which remains among the Top 10 best-selling studio albums of all time. Since releasing his first country album in 2008, Rucker has earned a whole new legion of fans with four No. 1 albums on the Billboard Country chart, including RIAA Platinum-certified Learn to Live (2008) and True Believers (2013), plus 10 No. 1 singles on country radio. In 2014, Rucker won his third career Grammy Award for Best Solo Country Performance with his nine-time platinum version of Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel,” one of the top five best-selling country songs of all time. He recently co-hosted the 54th annual CMA Awards and topped the country radio charts once again with “Beers And Sunshine” in February. Follow up single, “My Masterpiece,” is available everywhere now as Rucker puts the finishing touches on a forthcoming album.
As a lifelong philanthropist, Rucker supports the MUSC Children’s Hospital in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina and has also raised millions of dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through his annual Darius & Friends benefit concert and golf tournament. Rucker has also advocated for more than 200 charitable causes supporting public education and junior golf programs in South Carolina through the Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation, and serves as a National Chair for the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville.
THANK YOU TO
Dan and Gayle D’Aniello,
Wolf Trap 2021 Season Underwriters