Country artist Darius Rucker with special guests Thompson Square and Justin Moore will perform at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb on Saturday, November 5th at 7:30pm. Tickets are priced at $29.00 to $49.00 and are available at the NIU Convocation Center box office, Ticketmaster.co
Thompson Square has been nominated for two CMA Awards for New Artist of the Year and Vocal Duo of the Year.
Darius Rucker, the former Hootie and the Blowfish front man turned country music star, is riding high with the release of his sophomore country album, Charleston, SC 1966, on Capitol Records Nashville. USA Today raved, “Rucker has made a fine-sounding country album, full of singable choruses, bittersweet fiddle and steel, and guitars with bottomless twang,” and Rolling Stone said, “On his Nashville debut, Rucker’s rich baritone, sentimental ballads and bright hooks made him the most successful African-America
The debut in referral is his chart-topping 2008 release, Learn To Live – an album that produced three consecutive No. 1 singles with “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It,” “It Won’t Be Like This For Long,” and “Alright,” along with the Top 5 smash, “History In The Making,” Rucker’s success in the country music format was recently recognized at the 43rd Annual CMA Awards when he received the Top New Artist title and again with an ACM Award nomination in the Top Male Vocalist of the Year category. Charleston, SC 1966–a title which pays tribute to one of Rucker’s biggest influences, Radney Foster–include
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