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

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“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…

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Celebrating the anniversary of the greatest ‘live’ moment of Dave Matthews Band

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123 shows.  That’s the number of Dave Matthews Band concerts I have had the privilege of attending over the last decade and a half.  I’ve flown to Chicago, camped out in Wisconsin and road-tripped for weeks at a time, just to see DMB.  I’ve seen the band when they played in front of 700 and in front of 70,000.  I’ve seen Dave with the band, I’ve seen him solo, with Tim Reynolds and with his ‘friends’ like Trey Anastasio.  I’ve seen DMB open up…

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Celebrating the anniversary of the greatest ‘live’ moment of Dave Matthews Band

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123 shows.  That’s the number of Dave Matthews Band concerts I have had the privilege of attending over the last decade and a half.  I’ve flown to Chicago, camped out in Wisconsin and road-tripped for weeks at a time, just to see DMB.  I’ve seen the band when they played in front of 700 and in front of 70,000.  I’ve seen Dave with the band, I’ve seen him solo, with Tim Reynolds and with his ‘friends’ like Trey Anastasio.  I’ve seen DMB open up…

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DMB releases 5 Song EP for Haiti Relief

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Dave Matthews Band, in an initiative to assist in providing long-term support to the people of the earthquake-ravaged nation of Haiti, has established the Bama Works Haiti Relief Fund. A 5-song EP entitled The Haiti Relief Project as well as a new, limited edition T-shirt featuring album cover art will be available tomorrow with proceeds benefiting the relief fund. THE HAITI RELIEF PROJECT EP Track Listing BUTTERFLY 08.28.2007 / Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Kansas City / Bonner Springs, KS (Dave solo)…

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LeRoi Moore: 9/17/61 – 8/19/08

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We lost you a year ago and there hasn’t been a day that has gone by when I, and so many others, haven’t thought of you. Perhaps that’s because your music is so amazing that we listen to it every day.

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DMB debuts video for Why I Am

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This is my favorite song from the latest album, if for no other reason than it is a tribute to the late, great LeRoi Moore, the Groo Grux King. So, we’ll be drinking big whiskey while we laugh and sing… Why I Am

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Dave Matthews Band Jam to Billboard #1

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The Dave Matthews Band lead the charge in a week of change at the top of the Billboard 200 chart. The venerable jam band’s Big Whiskey & the Groogrux King (the title is an homage to late sax player LeRoi Moore, who died in an ATV accident last year) will notch the second-biggest rock bow of the year so far, with first week sales of 424,000, according to figures supplied by Nielsen SoundScan.

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