Darius Rucker Live at Gallagher Square in San Diego 2023

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San Diego fans of country music star Darius Rucker have reason to celebrate: the Grammy Award-winning artist has announced a 2023 tour, titled “Starting Fires.” The tour will kick off on May 9th in St. Louis, Missouri, and will include a stop at San Diego’s own Petco Park in August.

Darius Rucker Concert at Petco Park

The San Diego date of Darius Rucker’s Starting Fires Tour is taking place on the Sycuan Stage in the Park at the Park, Gallagher Square on Friday, August 25, 2023.

Gallagher Square is located behind the outfield in Petco Park at 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, California.

Concert Info

Opening act is Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors. Read our Petco Park Concert Guide for general information and helpful hints.

About Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker is best known as the lead singer of Hootie & the Blowfish. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Rucker was deeply influenced by gospel, R&B, and country music from a young age. He formed Hootie & the Blowfish with his college friends in the late 1980s, and the band’s debut album “Cracked Rear View” became one of the best-selling albums of all time.

In 2008, Rucker embarked on a successful solo career in country music, which has since produced several chart-topping albums and numerous hit singles. He won a Grammy Award for Best Country Solo Performance for his song “Wagon Wheel” in 2014. Outside of music, Rucker is also an active philanthropist, supporting a variety of charitable causes, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the MUSC Children’s Hospital in Charleston.

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