Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Jeff Coffin

Interview: Dave Matthews talks on taking 2011 off, band’s near-breakup

in Apolitical by

“Burying my head in the sand, “hiding behind a tree” and becoming “just an amateur”: These are the various ways Dave Matthews describes his taking a year off in 2011. In a conference call promoting the forthcoming Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in June, the Dave Matthews Band namesake further explained his public announcement that he and his crew wouldn’t be touring for the first time in 20 years. The frontman, 43, says it’s about time he recharge his creative…

Keep Reading

Rolling Stone: 4 stars for new DMB album

in Apolitical by

Big Whiskey, though, is a lot like a New Orleans funeral parade — mourning and zest balled into big, brawny music. “We’ll be drinking big whiskey while we dance and sing,” Matthews crows in “Why I Am.” “And when my story ends, it’s gonna end with him/Heaven or hell/I’m going down with the GrooGrux King.” I’m betting on heaven — and that Moore will be quietly waiting for him. Saxophonist LeRoi Moore of the Dave Matthews Band was a famously…

Keep Reading

Go to Top