• Hootie & the Blowfish announce 2019 tour, new record

    By: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    The ‘90s are back!

    One of South Carolina's most popular groups, Hootie & the Blowfish, are getting back together to record a new album and hit the road on a tour in 2019.  

    The “Group Therapy Tour” with special guests Barenaked Ladies kicks off in May in Virginia Beach, before the bands continue to cities like Atlanta, Tampa and Austin.

    The tour stops at Coastal Credit Union Music Park Raleigh on May 31, PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte Sept. 5 and Colonial Life Arena Columbia Sept 11-13.       

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    Tickets are on sale at livenation.com for all shows except Sept. 11 in Columbia. Tickets for that show, which was just recently added, will go on sale March 1. 

    The tour comes as the group celebrates the 25th anniversary of its hit “Cracked Rear View” album. The record is among the top 10 most popular albums of all time and includes fan favorites “Hold My Hand, “Let Her Cry” and “Only Wanna Be With You.” 

    The new album will be released to coincide with the tour.

    For more on the tour, click here.

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