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Charlottesville Concert Lineup Released

Dave Matthews Band, Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande among performers

(Newser) - Dave Matthews Band will take the stage in their hometown for a concert to benefit the victims of violence in Charlottesville, Va. The Sept. 24 concert at the University of Virginia will be the only live performance of the year for the band, which was first to suggest such a... More »

Dave Matthews Hitchhikes to His Own Concert

Fans on way to show spot him, pick him up

(Newser) - It's a good thing Emily Kraus and her boyfriend stopped to pick up a hitchhiker on their way to a Dave Matthews Band concert—the wayfarer was none other than Dave Matthews himself. Matthews was out for a bike ride before his concert in Hershey, Penn., when his tire... More »

Concert Earnings Defy Recession

Big-name acts, up-and-comers see modest rise in attendance

(Newser) - Concert tours remained surprisingly strong this year despite the weak economy, with slightly more people heading out to see their favorite acts than in 2008. Gross revenue held steady at $1 billion for the period from May 1 to Sept. 1, matching earnings a year earlier. Big-name acts like Kenny... More »

Dave Matthews' Album Debuts at No. 1

'Big Whiskey' ends reign of Eminem's 'Relapse'

(Newser) - The Dave Matthews Band's Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King has become its fifth straight album to shoot straight to the top of the Billboard 200 chart. The first-week sales of 424,000 albums have knocked Eminem's Relapse into second place in its third week. The new Matthews' album is... More »

Dave Matthews Saxophonist Dies

LeRoi Moore succumbed to complications from ATV injuries

(Newser) - Dave Matthews Band saxophonist LeRoi Moore, one of the group's founding members, is dead, reports E!Online. The 46-year-old musician and arranger died yesterday in a Los Angeles hospital from complications linked to injuries Moore suffered in an ATV accident on his Virginia farm nearly two months ago. Matthews announced... More »

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