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Musikfest announces 1st act for 2013: Darius Rucker

Festival celebrating 30 years in '13

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Musikfest is getting a head start on booking concerts for its 2013 festival.

To celebrate the festival's 30th year, Darius Rucker is the first act announced for next year.

The country star will take the Sands Steel Stage at PNC Plaza at SteelStacks on August 9.

Since the release of 2008's "Learn to Live," Rucker has been a mainstay on the country charts. On the strength of three No. 1 singles - "Don't Think I Don't Think About It," "It Won't Be Like This for Long" and "Alright" - Learn to Live spent 82 weeks on the Billboard charts and earned Rucker the Country Music Association's Top New Artist award.

A native of South Carolina, Rucker first rose to fame as the lead singer for the Grammy-winning group Hootie & the Blowfish.

Tickets for Rucker's show will go on sale to ArtsQuest members Tuesday, Dec. 18 and to the general public on Friday, Dec. 21 at musikfest.org or 610-332-3378.

Ticket prices are $39 and $54.


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