Country Star/Hootie Singer Darius Rucker to Play 2020 Benefit Concert at Elder High School

The singer and The Bronson Arroyo Band are playing a benefit this spring for the westside high school's Panther Fitness Center and the Cincinnati based Kids2Camp organization

Nov 15, 2019 at 8:50 am
click to enlarge Darius Rucker - Photo: David McClister
Photo: David McClister
Darius Rucker

Country star Darius Rucker was in Cincinnati this summer when his band Hootie & the Blowfish played a sold-out show at Riverbend Music Center.

Rucker is returning to the Queen City in 2020, this time to headline a stadium gig.

Rucker will headline a benefit concert on May 7, 2020, for Elder High School's Altiora Fund (which is helping fund the construction of the school's Panther Fitness Center) and the Cincinnati based Kids2Camp organization, which provides sports camp scholarships to disabled or disadvantaged youth.

The concert is being held at Edler's football stadium, The Pit.

The event is being presented by Kyle Rudolph, a former Elder football player who currently plays tight end for the Minnesota Vikings. Former Cincinnati Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo and his band of Cincinnati musicians will also perform. (Rucker is a huge Reds fan.)

“I’m honored that Darius is joining us for this concert. It will be an incredible opportunity for Cincinnati to come together for a great cause and to see Darius truly rock The Pit,” Rudolph said in a press release.

Tickets for the concert go on sale Nov. 22. Visit for more details.