Darius Rucker Announces New Album, Tour Dates
Darius Rucker's new album and tour are going to be done 'Southern Style.'
The former Hootie and the Blowfish frontman announced the Southern Style Tour during an appearance on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' on Monday night (Jan. 12). During that visit, he also revealed his fourth solo album, 'Southern Style,' is set for release on March 31.
The headlining arena our will kick off May 14 in Holmdel, N.J., featuring CMA New Artist of the Year Brett Eldredge, the Brothers Osborne and a Thousand Horses as supports acts. Tickets go on sale in some cities the week of Jan. 26 as part of Live Nation's Country Megaticket.
'Southern Style' once again teams Rucker with producer Frank Rogers, who has guided all three of his previous solo releases.
"Frank does great Darius records," Rucker tells Rolling Stone. "I can't go in to record with the attitude that I want to sound different. It's all about the songs for me. I want great songs. And if we have great songs, then Frank is the genius and does what he does."
The album's first single, 'Homegrown Honey,' was released last August.
Darius Rucker Southern Style Tour Stops (So Far):
Alpharetta, Ga. +
West Palm Beach, Fla.
Detroit, Mich. +
Toronto, Ontario +
St. Louis, Mo.
Gilford, N.H. *+
Mansfield, Mass. +
Salt Lake City, Utah
Denver, Colo. +
Mountain View, Calif.
Irvine, Calif. +
Chula Vista, Calif. +
Darien Lake, N.Y.
Columbia, Md. +
Virginia Beach, Va.
*A Thousand Horses will not be performing on this date
+ Dates not included on Live Nation’s Country Megaticket
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