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Fresno fair ticket giveaway: Darius Rucker

UPDATE: Congratulations of Laura Poythress.

Next up in our Big Fresno Fair ticket giveaway series: two tickets to Darius Rucker. He performs 7 p.m. Oct. 14.

One winner will receive two passes to the fair and two tickets to the concert. You’ll need to come down to The Bee’s office at 1626 E Street to pick up your tickets. (Business hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

To win tickets to Rucker leave a comment telling us why you’d like to see the group. One comment/entry per person, please. The winner will be chosen at random and notified via email. So check yours if you enter. The deadline for entry is noon Friday.

Rules are on the jump.


Recipients will be notified by e-mail at the end of each giveaway period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have due dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of The Fresno Bee, and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to win. By accepting a giveaway, recipient consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to win.

Responses to "Fresno fair ticket giveaway: Darius Rucker"

Crystal Ruiz says:

Been a fan since Hootie & the Blowfish but I really love his country music

Will Jorge says:

Darius Rucker had the first country album I bought and I’d love for him to be the first country concert I’ve been to! Thanks!

Borat says:

The Dolphins they a-make a-Borat cry.

Betsy Seidel says:

I remember him all the way back to Hootie and the blow fish! I’m new to Fresno and really need to experience the big Fresno fair! and Remember when Friends went to see hootie!

Kaila says:


malakai says:

I’d go see Darius Rucker!

Brenda says:

Love his Wagon Wheel song

Aaron says:

Loved him with Hootie and The Blowfish but like him even more singing country

Samuel Morgan says:

My mother absolutely adores Darius Rucker, and his style of music. It would be astonishing and a blessing if she had the chance to see him.

Edith says:

Loved him with Hootie and The Blowfish!

Erica says:

Darius is a great country artist!! Love him! Hope I win

Brian Arkelian says:

I loved him as a “Blowfish” and I love him on his own. Hootie, you’re a country rockin’ musician!!!!

Carol says:

Love to go see Darius Rucker. Loved Hootie!

KJG says:

I just discovered Darius Rucker LAST night perusing thru YouTube videos. His “Wagon Wheel” video is fantastic. Welcome to country Darius – your voice is fantastic.

Mabel says:

My daughter was born when Hootie and the Blowfish were really big. Ironically my daughter loves Darius Rucker and I’d love to be able to take her to see him!

JC says:

Been volunteering all week at a camp for kids. Would love to see Darius Rucker to cap off a long week!!

Tamra Coates says:

Hootie was one of my all time favorite bands. I was thrilled to learn and then follow Darius Rucker into Country music. I would love to see him in concert and take the Fresno Fair thrills in too. Oh what a night that could be. Pick me! Pick me!

Rachel says:

Sooo wanting to go! Love Darius Rucker ❤️❤️

Esther says:

I love Darius Rucker, really loved his “Purple Rain” version. I would love to him at the Big Fresno Fair……WISH I WIN!!!!!!

Laura says:

DARIUS RUCKER!! So happy he’s coming to Fresno!! I would have a rockin’ time and it would be a night to remember!! :)

Anne Wallace says:

Loved him with Hootie and the Blow Fish. Like him even more as a country singer.

Jim Wallace says:

This will be a great concert! Would love to win !

Gina Sandoval says:

Would love to see this show! I like how he wasn’t afraid to crossover to country!

Michelle Kuntz says:

We love him…. have been a fan forever. looking forward to seeing him again. last time was a blast. :) :) THANK YOU

PTolentino says:

Would love to hear the song “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About it”

Jennifer says:

Hootie in the house!

Jayson says:

Go Hootie, go Hootie!

Rob says:

Hootie, I mean Darius rocks!

Debbie Herold says:

I’ve loved Darius Rucker since he was Hootie! And it would be an awesome birthday gift since my birthday is tomorrow!

MIguel says:

This is my wife’s favorite artist and she would love to go see him. Plus by winning these would sure get me out of the dog house! Lol

Blanca Lamas says:

I have never been to a country concert and this would be a great start. Please Pick Me :)

Angelica says:

Seeing Darius would be a great finale for the Big Fresno Fair.

Reyna says:

I love love love Darius Rucker

Nena says:

One of my faviorte country artist. I would love to see him perform.

Bertha Loks says:

Southern State of Mind

angela ponte says:

This guy gives me goosebumps hearing him sing an would be the best experiance. I got to dance to him singing when he performed with Hootie an the Blowfish at savemart shootout before. This wpuld mean lots to me:-)

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