Darius Rucker Surprises Patients at Lenox Hill Hospital Through Musicians On Call!
Darius Rucker Makes A Special Musicians On Call Visit At Lenox Hill Hospital In New York City Today
Darius Rucker visited Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC today following a performance on the Today Show as a Musicians On Call volunteer. Besides wowing patients with his country hits, he also played a handful of Hootie & The Blowfish tunes. The singer/songwriter went room to room in the orthopedic rehab unit as part of Musician’s On Call’s Bedside Performance Program. He also took requests at the Nurses station and performed for hospital staff and caregivers. Rucker has been a longtime supporter of Musicians On Call.
Musicians On Call (MOC) was founded in 1999 with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities ranging from children’s hospitals to adult facilities, VA hospitals and hospices. By delivering live, in-room performances to patients undergoing treatment or unable to leave their beds, they add a dose of joy to life in a healthcare facility. MOC supporters over the years include Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Antebellum, Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Reba, Gavin DeGraw, Darius Rucker, Pharrell, Amos Lee, Nick Jonas, Rachel Platten and many more. For more information, visit www.musiciansoncall.org.