Friday, May 17, 2013

Darius Rucker on AXS TV June 6

AXS TV and Darius Rucker will celebrate a milestone together with Rucker’s fans as the country music star’s first solo headlining tour is broadcast live from the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre.  Darius Rucker Live from Red Rocks airs live exclusively on AXS TV on June 6 at 11:30pmET / 8:30pmPT.

Rucker and AXS TV have partnered numerous times over the last year to share the two-time GRAMMY® award winning artist’s milestones with the network’s television audience.  With a consistent commitment to artists and the live music experience, fans have turned to AXS TV to witness Rucker’s very special moments with the Grand Ole Opry, including the surprise invitation from Brad Paisley during a Q&A with an intimate backstage interview, as well as the membership induction and a live look in to his performance that night. Rucker also headlined the network’s live coverage of the 2013 Stagecoach Country Music Festival, marking the first television broadcast of the fest.

            Brad Paisley surprises Darius Rucker with an invitation to join Grand Ole Opry:

Darius Rucker becomes a member of Grand Ole Opry saying
“This is a labor of love for me:”

Rucker’s True Believers Tour comes in support of his True Believers album, due in stores on May 21.  The album features current hit single, “Wagon Wheel,” as well as collaborations with Sheryl Crow, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott.  True Believers is Rucker’s third studio country album, which follows the success of his debut Learn To Live and Charleston, SC 1966.   His previous two albums produced multiple No. 1 songs with “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It,” “It Won’t Be Like This For Long,” “Alright,” “This” and Rucker’s fastest rising single, “Come Back Song.”

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