Somerset Amphitheater | Somerset, Wisconsin
Relive the glorious 90s through the era’s catchiest rock anthems this Thursday, August 8, at Hootie & The Blowfish’s comeback concert LIVE at the Somerset Amphitheatre, with special opening acts from Collective Soul and Edwin McCain! The two-time GRAMMY Award-winning group returns to the road after five years of silence, marking 43 cities across North America for their “Summer Camp with Trucks Tour,” presented by Live Nation Entertainment. Join Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Jim Sonefeld, and Dean Felber as they unleash the chart-topping pop-rock songs that hit 25 million records sold worldwide. Sing along to a setlist drawn from their Diamond-selling first album, Cracked Rear View, and Billboard-breaking follow-ups like Fairweather Johnson. “Hold My Hand.” “Let Her Cry.” “Old Man & Me.” “I Will Wait.” All these multi-awarded classics and MORE will fill the soundtrack of the Hootie & The Blowfish LIVE show this August, taken to the next level by our venue’s electrifying ambiance. Click the link to get your tickets today!
Five years since their last roadshow, the GRAMMY Award-winning band that defined your mid-90s soundtrack returns to blow you away with a throwback concert for the ages! Give it up for Hootie & The Blowfish, with special guests Collective Soul and Edwin McCain, as they embark on the “Summer Camp with Trucks Tour,” brought to you by Live Nation this 2024. The extensive run will stop by 43 of North America’s hottest stages and stadiums, including the Somerset Amphitheatre in Wisconsin on August 8.
“The performance felt like a huge reunion and had a surreal and joyous sense of shared rediscovery… Generations of fans collectively experienced something they thought they’d lost. And the contagious energy, giddiness, and camaraderie of that transcended nostalgia.”
A two-time American Music Award winner for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist/Band, Hootie & The Blowfish will sweep you off your feet with the old-school anthems you’ve come to treasure since 1994. Frontman Darius Rucker’s iconic baritone is still as soulful as ever, with guitarist Mark Bryan, bassist Dean Felber, and drummer Jim “Soni” Sonefeld also on the top of their game. This upcoming show will electrify audiences with swirling colors of jangle pop, roots, and heartland rock from the band’s multi-platinum discography, chock full of tracks that sold over 25 million records around the globe.
Get ready to experience exhilarating live performances of Hootie & The Blowfish’s classic tunes from their 2x Diamond Cracked Rear View debut album, from MTV Video Music Award-winning singles "Hold My Hand" and "Only Wanna Be with You" to the GRAMMY Awarded hit “Let Her Cry.” But that’s not all! You can also expect evocative deep cuts from the group’s other Billboard 200 chart-busters — Fairweather Johnson, Musical Chairs, Imperfect Circle, and MORE — which may feature fan-favorite Rock and Adult Contemporary songs “Old Man & Me,” "I Will Wait,” and “One Love.”
Alternative rock group Collective Soul will open the show with their multi-platinum post-grunge music, so keep your ears sharp for Billboard Music Award Top Rock Songs “Shine” and “December.” Indie blue-eyed soul legend Edwin McCain, on the other hand, will make you swoon with the crooning tenor that exemplified his Billboard-charting classics “I’ll Be” and “I Could Not Ask for More.”
This titanic concert special will be hosted at the equally massive Somerset Amphitheatre — the Western Wisconsin area’s largest outdoor event space. With state-of-the-art lighting and acoustic advances, our venue will welcome a sea of 40,000 fans to a booming live music experience never before done in the United States. So go on and book your tickets now for Hootie & The Blowfish LIVE on Thursday, August 8!