Darius Rucker and Friends Raise $220K for Cancer Research
The numbers are in, and they show that Darius Rucker and his friends know how to do some pretty incredible things. Like raise over $220,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Rucker gathered Little Big Town, Brett Eldredge, A Thousand Horses, Brothers Osborne, Scotty McCreery and Steve Wariner together on Monday night (June 8) for the sold-out sixth annual Darius and Friends benefit concert at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville. The night was filled to the brim with good music and collaborative covers — all for a good cause.
The following morning, Vince Gill, Eric Paslay, JT Hodges, Jon Pardi, Joe Nichols, Cole Swindell, David Nail, Dustin Lynch, James Otto and Jana Kramer all woke up early to join Eldredge, McCreery and the guys of A Thousand Horses on the links for the Celebrity Tee-Off. Swindell and his team won the golf outing, shooting a -17!
This year, the event brought in twice as much as the previous year. This means that in its six-year history, Darius and Friends has contributed over $660,000 to cancer research, a subject hitting much closer to home for Rucker and his whole team when he revealed a family member of one of his crew members was battling the disease.
The "Southern Style" singer tweeted out his appreciation for all the support after receiving the good news on how much money was raised for the cause.
You can catch Darius alongside Brothers Osborne, A Thousand Horses and Brett Eldredge on the Southern Style tour throughout the summer.
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