The Dave Matthews Band Summer concert tour began last Friday (May 28, 2010) in Hartford, Connecticut. Incredible YouTube videos from the shows have surfaced and are included in this post. Highlights from the weekend include the JTR tour opener, the crowd singing most of Dancing Nancies (and only screwing up one verse) during N1, the Big Eyed Fish > Bartender opener on N2, the return of the long-shelved Hello Again, (last played in September of 2005) plus the debut of new song: Break For It.
Dave Matthews performed The Needle and the Damage Done (Neil Young Cover) at the Jane Goodall Institute Fundraiser at DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, DC May 20, 2010. More info on the Jane Goodall Institute available at: http://janegoodall.org/.
Video of Needle and Damage Done at DAR Constitution Hall from
Washington, DC (May 20, 2010) follows…
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What was a rumored break is no longer a rumor. Dave Matthews Band will not tour in 2011. (Update) Though the band is not playing a nation-wide tour in 2011, Dave Matthews Band will instead be headlining four “Dave Matthews Band Caravan” festivals during the summer of 2011. Please share your thoughts by leaving a comment.
A pleasant surprise came through my e-mail box today when a Danish reporter forwarded video clips of his interview with Dave Matthews/, filmed this past Sunday (March 14, 2010). Dave speaks on interesting topics spanning from the Band’s music, to President Barrack Obama.
Dave openly spoke about potentially making another album with Steve Lillywhite, while giving his take on how Lillywhite would fare as Simon Cowell’s American Idol replacement. Enjoy the interview here. Read the rest of this entry »
Big Eyed Fish was played as the show opener at the Falconer in Copenhagen last night (March 13, 2010). Shelved by DMB for over 3 1/2 years, Big Eyed Fish was followed by Bartender in the setlist. The two songs were originally recorded on the Band’s album “Busted Stuff,” on which the two songs were fused together by the sounds of Leroi on the Penny Whistle…
Dave Matthews Band
Big Eyed Fish Opener
(Falconer Theatre, Copenhagen)
Dave Matthews Big Eyed Fish
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Dave decided to lend dancing advice for the complicated song Seven the other night in Frankfurt, Germany (March 4, 2010). This may be the best video clip from the Dave Matthews Band Europe 2010 tour. Please share your thoughts in the comments section.