Darius Rucker Announces Hootie and the Blowfish Reunion Tour, New Album

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Darius Rucker is getting the old band back together. The singer is reuniting with his hugely popular '90s rock group Hootie and the Blowfish for a new album and a 2019 tour.

The band, made up of Rucker, Dean Felber, Jim Sonefeld and Mark Bryan, announced their return on Dec. 3 on Today

"For us, making a record is fun. But we're not doing it for us," Rucker said on Today. "We're doing it for those people who used to plan vacations their vacations around the Hootie and the Blowfish tour.

The 2019 Group Therapy Tour will kick off on May 30 in Virginia Beach, Virginia and will run throughout the summer.

If that's not enough '90s nostalgia for you, fellow rockers Barenaked Ladies will join the band on tour.

Tickets for the tour will go on sale on Dec. 7.

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Hootie and the Blowfish formed in 1986 and released their mainstream debut album Cracked Rear View in 1994. The album was a smash success, spawning four hits, "Hold My Hand," "Let Her Cry," "Only Wanna Be With You" and "Time." In 1998, the band announced they'd be going on hiatus so Rucker could focus on his career in country music.

Rucker released his debut country album, Learn to Live, in 2008. His most recent album, When Was the Last Time, was released last year.

2019 Hootie and the Blowfish Tour Dates:

May 30 -- Virginia Beach, Va. -- Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
May 31 -- Raleigh, N.C. -- Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
June 1 -- Atlanta, Ga. -- Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
June 6 -- Orange Beach, Ala. -- The Wharf
June 7 -- Tampa, Fla. -- MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
June 8 -- West Palm Beach, Fla. -- Coral Sky Amphitheatre
June 13 -- Austin, Texas -- Austin360 Amphitheatre
June 14 -- Houston, Texas -- The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion by Huntsman
June 15 -- Dallas, Texas -- Dos Equis Pavilion
June 19 -- Phoenix, Ariz. -- Ak-Chin Pavilion
June 21 -- Chula Vista, Calif. -- North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
June 22 -- Las Vegas, Nev. -- T-Mobile Arena
June 23 -- Irvine, Calif. -- FivePoint Amphitheatre presented by Mercury Insurance
June 25 -- Los Angeles, Calif. -- Hollywood Bowl
June 28 -- Wheatland, Calif. -- Toyota Amphitheatre
June 29 -- Mountain View, Calif. -- Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 11 -- Englewood, Colo. -- Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
July 13 -- Maryland Heights, Mo -- Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
July 14 -- Rogers, Ark. -- Walmart AMP
July 19 -- Monticello, Iowa -- Great Jones County Fair
July 20 -- Cincinnati, Ohio -- Riverbend Music Center
July 21 -- Burgettstown, Pa. -- KeyBank Pavilion
July 26 -- Cleveland, Ohio -- Blossom Music Center
July 27 -- Bristow, Va. -- Jiffy Lube Live
July 28 -- Camden, N.J. -- BB&T Pavilion
Aug. 2 -- Guilford, N.H. -- Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Aug. 3 -- Mansfield, Mass. -- Xfinity Center
Aug. 4 -- Saratoga Springs, N.Y. -- Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 8 -- Columbia, Md. -- Merriweather Post Pavilion
Aug. 9 -- Canandaigua, N.Y. -- Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC
Aug. 10 -- New York, N.Y. -- Madison Square Garden
Aug. 16 -- Detroit, Mich. -- DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 17 -- Noblesville, Ind. -- Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Aug. 18 -- Des Moines, Iowa -- Iowa State Fair
Aug. 22 -- St. Paul, Minn. -- Minnesota State Fair
Aug. 23 -- East Troy, Wisc. -- Alpine Valley Music Theatre
Aug. 24 -- Tinley Park, Ill. -- Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug. 29 -- Toronto, Ont. -- Budweiser Stage
Aug. 30 -- Hershey, Pa. -- Hersheypark Stadium
Aug. 31 -- Hartford, Conn. -- Xfinity Theatre
Sept. 5 -- Charlotte, N.C. -- PNC Music Pavilion
Sept. 6 -- Birmingham, Ala. -- Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Sept. 7 -- Nashville, Tenn. -- Bridgestone Arena
Sept. 13 -- Columbia, S.C. -- Colonial Life Arena

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