Dave Matthews Unveil Summer Tour

"Summer means two things in America: It's hot, and the Dave Matthews Band are on tour," said Rolling Stone.

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"Summer means two things in America: It's hot, and the Dave Matthews Band are on tour," said Rolling Stone. With pre-sale tickets available beginning today for Dave Matthews Band's 2008 tour, summer is clearly just around the corner. This year's outing will commence with a two-night stand at Post-Gazette Pavilion in Burgettstown, PA (May 30th Pre-sale tickets will be available to Dave Matthews Band fan club members beginning today at Noon EST at here.

Tickets for most shows will go on sale to the general public on March 29th - please check with your local venue or ticket retailer for details. See below for the full itinerary.

Concertgoers will be the first to hear the latest material from Dave Matthews Band, as the group debuts songs from its forthcoming record. The chart-topping band is currently in the studio with producer Rob Cavallo (Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Alanis Morissette), working on the yet-to-be-titled album, which is the follow-up to 2005's Stand Up, the fourth consecutive Dave Matthews Band studio record to debut at #1 on The Billboard 200. Guitarist and longtime friend Tim Reynolds is playing on the album, marking his first recording with the band since 1998's Before These Crowded Streets.

Dave Matthews Band - comprised of Carter Beauford (drums), Stefan Lessard (bass), Dave Matthews (vocals, guitar), LeRoi Moore (saxophone) and Boyd Tinsley (violin) - has sold a collective 35 million units (CD and DVD combined) since the 1994 release of its major label debut, Under the Table and Dreaming.

Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk, an upcoming MacGillivray Freeman Films release for IMAX Theatres and IMAX 3D Theatres, will feature songs and music from Dave Matthews Band. Bassist Stefan Lessard composed and arranged the film's musical score with longtime MacGillivray Freeman collaborator Steve Wood, and the pair recruited Carter Beauford, Boyd Tinsley and Tim Reynolds to play on the score. Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk raises awareness about world water issues and will premiere on March 14th, in anticipation of World Water Day (March 22nd).

Tour dates are as follows:

05/30 - Burgettstown, PA, Post-Gazette Pavilion 05/31 - Burgettstown, PA, Post-Gazette Pavilion 06/03 - Camden, NJ, Susquehanna Bank Center 06/04 - Camden, NJ, Susquehanna Bank Center 06/06 - Bridgeview, IL, Toyota Park 06/07 - St. Louis, MO, Busch Stadium 06/09 - Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre 06/10 - Scranton, PA, Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain 06/13 - Hartford, CT, New England Dodge Music Center 06/14 - Hartford, CT, New England Dodge Music Center 06/17 - Darien Center, NY, Darien Lake Performing Arts Center 06/18 - Toronto, ONT, Molson Amphitheatre 06/20 - Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center 06/21 - Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center 06/24 - Mansfield, MA, Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts 06/25- Mansfield, MA, Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts 06/27 - Hershey, PA,Hersheypark Stadium 06/28 - Bristow, VA,Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge 07/01 - Charlotte, NC, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 07/02 - Raleigh, NC,Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion, 07/04 - Charleston, SC, Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park 07/05 - Rothbury, MI,ROTHBURY 07/07 - Atlanta, GA,Lakewood Amphitheatre 07/09 - Tampa, FL, Ford Amphitheatre 07/11 - West Palm Beach, Fl, Cruzan Amphitheatre 07/12 - West Palm Beach, FL,Cruzan Amphitheatre 07/22 - Omaha, NE,Qwest Center 07/25 - Noblesville, IN,Verizon Wireless Music Center 07/26 - Noblesville, IN,Verizon Wireless Music Center 07/29 - Columbus, OH,Crew Stadium 07/30 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH,Blossom Music Center 08/01 - Louisville, KY,Louisville Slugger Field 08/02 - Memphis, TN,AutoZone Park 08/05 - Cincinnati, OH,Riverbend Music Center 08/07 - Virginia Beach, VA, Verizon Wireless VA Beach Amphitheater 08/09 - East Troy, WI,Alpine Valley Music Theatre 08/10 - East Troy, WI,Alpine Valley Music Theatre 08/13 - Oklahoma City, OK,AT 08/15 - The Woodlands, TX,The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 08/16 - Dallas, TX,Superpages.com Center 08/19 - Los Angeles, CA,Staples Center 08/20 - Los Angeles, CA,Staples Center 08/22 - Chula Vista, CA,Coors Amphitheatre 08/23 - Phoenix, AZ,Cricket Wireless Pavilion 08/25 - West Sacramento, CA,Raley Field 08/27 - West Valley City, UT,USANA Amphitheatre 08/29 - George, WA,Gorge Amphitheatre 08/30 - George, WA,Gorge Amphitheatre 08/31 - George, WA,Gorge Amphitheatre 09/05 - Berkeley, CA,Greek Theatre 09/06 - Berkeley, CA,Greek Theatre 09/07 - Berkeley, CA,Greek Theatre

37 comments sorted by best / new / date

    BornToRun
    i saw them helsinki and it was great! they played a few new songs like sleepwalker and burnt ice but also a lot of classics like symphony of destruction, trust, peace sells etc.
    BornToRun
    wow.. what the hell i tought this was dave mustaine, not dave matthews XDXDXDXDXDXD lol
    Klayy
    wlcm2themachine wrote: Ok, I live in OKC and I have no idea what the AT is...am i missing something here?
    http://tourdates.davematthewsband.com/ htt p://tourdates.davematthewsband.com/VenueDetail.asp?VenID=832 12&ShowID=1286320 AT&T Bricktown Ballpark utfg...
    bwalter32
    supersonic23 wrote: Another Tour? How About Another Album?
    they're in studio.
    Jearl
    nooooo i've gone to one of the shows in Camden for the past two years, but they're so early this summer. i have school. damn it.
    J.Priest
    wild_card05 wrote: i get so pissed cause every damn band skips alabama they go to mississippi, tennesee, georgia and florida. they just run a circle around us. Why??
    I dont even like this band, but man, i know how you feel. I live in Anniston. Everybody just passes us! its gay!
    khalilizad
    classicrocker10 wrote: MEMPHIS! Here i come!
    see you there! i think i just peed a little...
    supahfly410
    wow...after watching bands loose hope for pittsburgh and skip us more and more every year...DMB debut shows us some love...i cant help but wonder why but im not complainin
    pratt121
    wild_card05 wrote: i get so pissed cause every damn band skips alabama they go to mississippi, tennesee, georgia and florida. they just run a circle around us. Why??
    Higher ratio of "guys who yell out for freebird" to "normal people" than most states. Columbus again dave said he hated playing here but i guess we make it profitable for him.
    hooligan354
    Toronto, really??? What??? No Montreal shows!! C'mon guys - the city has crazy love for you - more than friggin Toronto. That bee - ell - ohh - dblu - esses!!
    wild_card05
    i get so pissed cause every damn band skips alabama they go to mississippi, tennesee, georgia and florida. they just run a circle around us. Why??
    MexiChriS
    DAMN IT i'm sooo broke, i wanna go see 'em on 08/19 - Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center & 08/20 - Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center so bad!!! :/
    Roedy0309
    wild_card05 wrote: i get so pissed cause every damn band skips alabama they go to mississippi, tennesee, georgia and florida. they just run a circle around us. Why??
    ya i agree man people never come to indianapolis but dave is always a summer essential
    sgtpepperz
    Roedy0309 wrote: ya i agree man people never come to indianapolis but dave is always a summer essential
    So true.