Darius Rucker Is Coming To Wildwood!

The Northeast’s largest outdoor country music fest, in conjunction with Southern Entertainment, announces Darius Rucker as the second headlining artist of the third Annual Barefoot Country Music Fest, June 15-18, 2023.

South Carolina native, Darius Rucker, is an American country music singer, songwriter, and philanthropist. With more than fifteen awards and nominations since his debut in 1986, Rucker has become a highly accredited artist within the music industry. He initially gained recognition as the lead vocalist of the rock band, Hootie and the Blowfish, before releasing his first country solo single in 2008. His success has warranted both regional and national recognition. The Barefoot Country Music Fest is honored to host Grammy Award-winning artist, Darius Rucker, on the shores of Wildwood in June of 2023.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: www.BCMF.com.

About BCMF:

Barefoot Country Music Fest™, (BCMF), the Northeast’s largest outdoor country music fest, is located in Wildwood, NJ, between the famous Morey’s Piers on the beach. BCMF is host to the industry’s biggest stars with 40+ artists slated for June 15-18, 2023, bringing a unique blend of today’s country headliners, regional stars, up-and-comers and locals favorites. With the combination of country music and the scenic Wildwood’s backdrop, this family-friendly, four-day fest is a summer vacation destination.

About Southern Entertainment

Southern Entertainment is a full-service event and production company. Our unwavering commitment to excellence has led us to produce over 500 events across the United States. We specialize in planning, marketing and executing a wide range of concerts, festivals and other live music events with some of the music industry’s biggest stars.

About Darius Rucker:

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, who have sold more than 25 million albums worldwide including their Diamond-certified debut Cracked Rear View, 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 and True Believers, plus 10 No. 1 singles at Country radio and 11 Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum certified hits. Rucker was inducted as a Grand Ole Opry member in 2012 and in 2014 he won his third career GRAMMY Award for Best Solo Country Performance with his 9x Platinum version of Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel,” one of the top five best-selling Country songs of all time. He co-hosted the 54th annual CMA Awards in 2020 and topped the charts at Country radio once again with “Beers And Sunshine” in 2021. 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 over 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.

For more information, visit www.dariusrucker.com and follow on social media @DariusRucker.

We went behind the scenes at the Barefoot Country Music Festival last year. Check out the video below.

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