Hootie and the Blowfish to reunite for ‘Group Therapy Tour’ and new album

Better late than never. After a 15 year hiatus, Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, and Jim Sonefeld, better known as Hootie and the Blowfish, will reunite in 2019 with a new tour titled the “Group Therapy Tour,” and a new album to follow.

The multi-platinum recording artist will embark on a 44-city marathon across North America with special guests Barenaked Ladies.

New York will receive some “Group Therapy” when the tour makes stops at SPAC, in Saratoga Springs on Aug. 4, CMAC in Canandaigua on Aug. 9, and Madison Square Garden in NYC on Aug. 10. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Dec. 7, at 10 a.m.

Hootie and the Blowfish earned immediate success with their 1994 debut album, Cracked Rear View. The album is certified twice Diamond with over 21 million copies sold. Cracked Rear View produced hits like “Hold My Hand,” “Let Her Cry,” and “Only Wanna Be With You.” The band plans to release a new album in 2019 through Universal Music Group Nashville. the same label Rucker is signed to as a solo artist.

Hootie and the Blowfish “Group Therapy Tour” Dates: 

May 30 – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater – Virginia Beach, VA
May 31 – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek – Raleigh, NC
June 1 – Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood – Atlanta, GA
June 6 – The Wharf – Orange Beach, AL
June 7 – MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
June 8 – Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
June 13 – Austin360 Amphitheater – Austin, TX
June 14 – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman – Houston, TX
June 15 – Dos Equis Pavilion – Dallas, TX
June 19 – Ak-Chin Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
June 21 – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre – Chula Vista, CA
June 22 – T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, NV
June 23 – FivePoint Amphitheatre presented by Mercury Insurance – Irvine, CA
June 25 – Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
June 28 – Toyota Amphitheatre – Wheatland, CA
June 29 – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
July 11 – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre – Englewood, CO
July 13 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Maryland Heights, MO
July 14 – Walmart AMP – Rogers, AR
July 19 – Great Jones County Fair – Monticello, IA
July 20 – Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
July 21 – KeyBank Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
July 26 – Blossom Music Center – Cleveland, OH
July 27 – Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
July 28 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
Aug. 2 – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion – Guilford, NH
Aug. 3 – Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
Aug. 4 – Saratoga Performing Arts Center – Saratoga Springs, NY
Aug. 8 – Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
Aug. 9 – Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC – Canandaigua, NY
Aug. 10 – Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Aug. 16 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI
Aug. 17 – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center – Noblesville, IN
Aug. 18 – Iowa State Fair – Des, Moines, IA
Aug. 22 – Minnesota State Fair – St. Paul, MN
Aug. 23 – Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
Aug. 24 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
Aug. 29 – Budweiser Stage -Toronto, ON Canada
Aug. 30 – Hersheypark Stadium – Hershey Park, PA
Aug. 31 – Xfinity Theatre – Hartford, CT
Sept. 5 – PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
Sept. 6 – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre – Birmingham, AL
Sept. 7 – Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN
Sept. 13 – Colonial Life Arena – Columbia, SC

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