Hootie & the Blowfish Reunite For Tour, Announce New Music Hootie & the Blowfish Reunite For Tour, Announce New Music
Hootie & the Blowfish are reuniting and heading out on their first tour since 2008 in support of the 25th anniversary of their debut... Hootie & the Blowfish Reunite For Tour, Announce New Music

Hootie & the Blowfish are reuniting and heading out on their first tour since 2008 in support of the 25th anniversary of their debut record.

The iconic group will make 44 stops across North America on the “Group Therapy Tour,” kicking-off the fun in Virginia Beach, Virginia on May 30, 2019. Throughout the trek, they’ll make stops in cities like Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Toronto, Charlotte, and Nashville before wrapping-up in their hometown of Columbia, South Carolina. They will be joined by special guest Barenaked Ladies.

Vocalist Darius Rucker, who has become a country superstar since the band went on a hiatus, explained in a press release that the band members toured for years before signing a record deal. Bassist Dean Febler noted that their performances at fraternity houses and dive bars are something they’re proud of and after all of these years, they’ve “never stopped being a band.”

“There’s nothing like playing music live,” guitarist Mark Bryan said. “For the first time in nearly 20 years we’ll be coming back to Columbia, South Carolina where it all began,” before Rucker interjected, “and we’re ready to rock.”

Cracked Rear View, currently one of the best-selling albums of all time, was released in July 1994 and  features singles “Hold My Hand,” “Let Her Cry,” “Only Wanna Be with You,” “Time,” and “Drowning.”Their most recent record, Looking for Lucky, dropped in 2005. While the group has taken a step back from music for a while, they plan to release a new album in 2019.

Check out the group’s full list of upcoming tour dates below.

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Hootie & the Blowfish “Group Therapy” Tour 

05/30 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
05/31 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
06/01 – Atlanta, GA @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
06/06 – Orange Beach, AL @ The Wharf
06/07 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
06/08 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
06/13 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
06/14 – Houston, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
06/15 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
06/19 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
06/21 – Chula Vista, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
06/22 – Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena
06/23 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre
06/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
06/28 – Wheatland, CA @ Toyota Amphitheatre
06/29 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/11 – Englewood, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
07/13 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
07/14 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP
07/19 – Monticello, IA @ Great Jones County Fair
07/20 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
07/21 – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
07/26 – Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
07/27 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
07/28 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
08/02 – Guilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
08/03 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
08/04 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
08/08 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
08/09 – Canandaigua, NY @ Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC
08/10 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
08/16 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
08/17 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
08/18 – Des Moines, IA @ Iowa State Fair
08/22 – St. Paul, MN @ Minnesota State Fair
08/23 – East Troy, WI @ Alpine Valley Music Theatre
08/24 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/29 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
08/30 – Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
08/31 – Hartford, CT @ XFINITY Theatre
09/05 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
09/06 – Birmingham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
09/07 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
09/13 – Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena

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