As one of the few genuine & successful pop-country crossover acts we’ve seen in the last few years, Darius Rucker has established himself as a fan and critic favorite since releasing his first solo record out of Nashville in 2008. While many people will always mistakenly refer to him as “Hootie” from the six albums he released in the late 80s and early 90s as frontman for Hootie & the Blowfish, Rucker has used his roots in South Carolina, unique voice and accomplished song writing to establish himself as a resurgent star on the Country charts. Recently announced Darius Rucker tour dates will be in support of his second solo country record Charleston, SC 1966.

Darius Rucker Tour Dates 2012

Rucker continues to work very hard to establish his unique place in country music; he’s the only artist to win the CMA’s New Artist Award since its introduction 30 years ago, and he’s approached his second life as a musician with a determined approach to win over his peers and fans with good music rather than relying on past pop accolades and any sense of entitlement. His attitude and song writing have certainly started him on the right track – the first two singles from his second album reached #1 on the Country charts, giving him four total #1 hits since making the change. One advantage he has on his side, though, that other newer artists may envy is extensive touring experience. While his current shows are different from his pop rock band days, he’s able to approach the growing crowds with veteran savvy and an entertaining result. Check out the venues offering Darius Rucker Concert Tickets in 2012.

Darius Rucker Concert Ticket Prices

City State Venue Name Date Avg. Price
Fort Wayne IN Allen County Memorial Coliseum 2011-01-21 $126.82
Evansville IN Roberts Stadium 2011-01-22 $113.13
Hammond IN The Venue at Horseshoe Casino 2011-01-23 $61.98
Hamilton ON Copps Coliseum 2011-01-28 $162.71
Duluth GA Arena at Gwinnett Center 2011-02-10 $120.80
Red Bank NJ Count Basie Theatre 2011-02-16 $251.73
Louisville KY KFC Yum Center 2011-02-19 $100.18
Orlando FL Amway Center 2011-02-24 $128.15
Wilmington NC Trask Coliseum 2011-04-06 $94.00
North Myrtle Beach SC House of Blues Myrtle Beach 2011-04-09 $100.17
Sioux City IA Orpheum Theatre (Sioux City) 2011-04-13 $100.24
Effingham IL Effingham Performance Center (EPC) 2011-04-14 $143.00
Bakersfield CA Fox Theater (Bakersfield) 2011-04-28 $136.82
Henderson NV Sunset Station (Henderson) 2011-04-29 $119.40
Newark OH Midland Theatre Newark 2011-05-05 $142.00
Windsor ON The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor 2011-05-06 $97.63
South Bend IN Morris Performing Arts Center 2011-05-07 $100.91
Boca Raton FL Sunset Cove Amphitheater 2011-05-12 $72.63
Thackerville OK Winstar Casino Global Events Center 2011-06-03 $152.86
Nashville TN Wildhorse Saloon 2011-06-06 $225.00
Nashville TN LP Field 2011-06-09 $498.94
Hyannis MA Cape Cod Melody Tent 2011-06-23 $120.84
Hyannis MA Cape Cod Melody Tent 2011-06-24 $126.73
Cohasset MA South Shore Music Circus 2011-06-25 $127.74
Mashantucket CT MGM Grand at Foxwoods 2011-06-26 $128.49
Danville VA Carrington Pavilion 2011-07-02 $83.00
Fort Loramie OH Country Concert Grounds 2011-07-09 $217.00
Columbia MO The Blue Note 2011-07-14 $51.29
Wabash IN Honeywell Center 2011-07-24 $153.50
Cheyenne WY Cheyenne Frontier Days – Frontier Park 2011-07-28 $90.20
Tacoma WA Emerald Queen Casino 2011-07-30 $130.45
New Brunswick NJ State Theatre-NJ 2011-08-25 $83.75
New York NY Best Buy Theatre 2011-09-01 $48.13
Lancaster PA American Music Theatre – Lancaster 2011-09-02 $121.41
Westbury NY NYCB Theatre at Westbury 2011-09-03 $113.03
Toledo OH Toledo Zoo Amphitheatre 2011-09-08 $97.95
Hutchinson KS Kansas State Fair 2011-09-13 $100.00
Madisonville KY Glema Mahr Center for the Arts 2011-09-15 $91.50
Savannah GA Johnny Mercer Theatre 2011-09-16 $124.63
Atlanta GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre 2011-09-17 $137.34
Frederick MD Great Frederick Fair 2011-09-22 $159.07
West Springfield MA Eastern States Exposition 2011-09-23 $74.32
Atlantic City NJ Caesars Atlantic City 2011-09-24 $138.81
Glens Falls NY Glens Falls Civic Center 2011-10-06 $95.80
Indiana PA Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex 2011-10-07 $128.50
Syracuse NY War Memorial At OnCenter 2011-10-08 $80.00
Biloxi MS Hard Rock Live – Biloxi 2011-10-14 $120.70
Raleigh NC Raleigh Amphitheatre and Festival Site 2011-10-21 $55.67
Cincinnati OH US Bank Arena 2011-10-22 $104.46
Phoenix AZ Arizona State Fair 2011-10-27 $63.57
Laughlin NV Harrahs Rio Vista Outdoor Amphitheater 2011-10-28 $141.00
Temecula CA Pechanga Casino Showroom 2011-10-30 $197.81
Saginaw MI Dow Event Center 2011-11-04 $73.53
DeKalb IL NIU Convocation Center 2011-11-05 $97.39
Rochester MN Mayo Civic Center 2011-11-06 $89.11
Fayetteville NC Crown Center of Cumberland County 2011-11-11 $74.67
Charleston SC North Charleston Coliseum 2011-11-12 $113.63

Check out Darius Rucker on the Summerfest 2012 Lineup

Darius Rucker Live

Long time fans of Rucker’s work can also look for many of his older songs to be played at shows. As a songwriter, many of his works have deep emotional meanings that stand the test of time and are easier for him to remix into new arrangements than some more conventional covers bands often share with live audiences.

Darius Rucker Live Let Her Cry on YouTube

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