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Darius Rucker to Perform as Part of NBC's TODAY Citi Concert Series

Multi-Platinum superstar Darius Rucker will grace the TODAY plaza stage on Friday, May 25 as part of NBC’s Citi Concert Series on TODAY. The three-time GRAMMY winner released When Was The Last Time, his latest album on Capitol Records Nashville, in October 2017 and the album's second single, "For The First Time," is currently Top 5-and-climbing.

"I always love playing for our incredible fans in New York City" says Rucker, "and I can't think of a better place to get summer started than out on the TODAY plaza." The Citi Concert Series on TODAY performance kicks off a year full of live music for Rucker, who will co-headline the Summer Plays On Tour with Lady Antebellum before traveling to play a run of shows in the U.K. this fall. Rucker will also reunite with his Hootie and the Blowfish bandmates for a special one-night-only event alongside Jason Aldean at Sun Trust Park in Atlanta on July 21. The May 25 appearance marks Rucker's first return to the New York City area since performing at the iconic Apollo Theater last fall, where The New Yorker called his vocal performance "extraordinary: rich, round, and full of nuance." His Summer Plays On Tour will bring him

back to the region with an August 3 performance at the P.N.C. Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. and an August 4 show at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, N.Y. Fans can register for free passes to attend the live TODAY performance by visiting For more information about new music, appearances and tour dates, please visit or follow on social media @DariusRucker.

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