Dave Matthews Band Tickets
Early in 1991, Virginia bartender David John Matthews decided to make a demo of a few songs he had written. Matthews called a few musicians to join him for the recording: Carter Beauford for the drums, LeRoi Moore on sax, Stefan Lessard on bass, Perter Griesar on keyboard and Boyd Tinsley on violin. The Dave Matthews Band (DMB) was born; their first public performance took place at the Charlottesville Earth Day Festival in April of 1991.
By 1993 The Dave Matthews Band put out their first album, a live recording of a performance on Nantucket Island. This album was recorded under an independent label called Bama Rags. It was a complete success and as the band's popularity grew they began touring wider areas and drawing larger crowds. The Dave Mathews Band recorded their second album in 1994 under the RCA label, and began their national tour. DMB allowed their fans to record their concerts for their own use and maintained a close relationship with their fan base. There has always been a high demand for dave matthews band concert tickets.
The band continued their musical success, releasing several albums, touring the United States and Europe, and being heavily involved with humanitarian efforts. In 1996 the band placed number 2 on Billboard's music chart for the album Crash. Dave Matthew has never veered far from his grassroots musical beginnings. He is heavily involved with his fans and continues to perform live around the world. His live performances often include Tim Reynolds as a guest guitarist when recording his live albums. His albums have quickly gone platinum and double platinum, widely because of his dedicated fan base and word-of-mouth referrals.
Matthews' work for disaster victims, namely the victims of the 2004 tsunami of Sri Lanka and surrounding areas, has been extensive. The humanitarian efforts of the Dave Mathews Band have helped thousands of natural disaster victims over the last several years. The band has helped victims of Hurricane Katrina and has supported Habitat for Humanity with donations to create residences for residents and local musicians in New Orleans. But all the humanitarian efforts have not slowed their tour schedules down. The band has toured with, and performed alongside, many top musical artists, including John Mayer, The Rolling Stones, and Phil Vassar.
DMB is still creating albums and touring on the road. You can still get dave matthews band tickets as they tour. The most recent tour has several upcoming concert dates. Many of dave matthews band tickets 2012 tour dates have been sold out prior to their performances. DMB is well known for their exciting live shows. Many of their albums are recorded live, so there will be no surprises when you hear the live performance. There are few performers who can match the Dave Mathews Band for live performance.