Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds cover the Beatles in London

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds played “She’s a Woman” by the Beatles for the first time at last night’s concert in London.

“She’s a Woman” originally appeared as the B-side to the Beatles’ 1964 single “I Feel Fine,” and it was later included on the Beatles ’65 album.  Watch the video of Dave and Tim’s cover:

Last night’s show at Eventim Apollo also featured the first Dave and Tim performances of “Dreamgirl” and “Sugar Will.” Here’s the “Dreamgirl” video: Continue reading

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DMB Live at Red Rocks coming to vinyl on Record Store Day

Dave Matthews Band will release Live at Red Rocks 8.15.95 on vinyl next month.

dmb live at red rocksThe DMB Live at Red Rocks vinyl will be available on Record Store Day, which is April 22, Pop Culture on Wax reports. The album will be available on four 150-gram silver LPs, and there will be 2,500 copies made, according to the site.

Dave Matthews Band originally released Live at Red Rocks, its first full live album, on Oct. 28, 1997. The album captures the band’s Aug. 15, 1995 concert in Morrison, Colorado, featuring all five original DMB members and Tim Reynolds on electric guitar.

Highlights of the album include the opening “Seek Up,” a unique romp through “Two Step,” a lengthy “#36” and the classic combo of “Dancing Nancies” into “Warehouse.”

DMB Live at Red Rocks has sold more than 2 million copies.

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Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds play ‘Teach Your Children’ with Graham Nash

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds covered the Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young classic “Teach Your Children” last night in Washington, D.C. — with help from a special guest.

CSNY’s Graham Nash, who wrote the 1970 hit, joined Dave and Tim on stage to perform the song, which closed out their headlining set at the Stand with Standing Rock concert. Singer and guitarist Shane Fontayne, who has toured with Nash, also played on the tune.

Proceeds from the event, which Nash performed at earlier in the evening, will benefit the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Another performer on the bill, Neko Case, joined Dave and Tim previously in their set to cover Daniel Lanois’ “The Maker.”

Watch the entire Stand with Standing Rock concert below. The Dave and Tim set, which also features a rare “Little Thing” and the new song “Song for Billijo,” starts at the 2 hour, 36 minute mark.

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Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Europe 2017 tour announced

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Tim Reynolds and Dave Matthews perform in San Diego on Sept. 23, 2010.

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds will tour Europe in March and April.

The Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Europe 2017 tour kicks off with two shows in London on March 20 and 21. The 15-concert jaunt ends April 11 in Porto, Portugal. It is the first time Dave and Tim have toured Europe since 2007.

Tickets go on sale to the general public Oct. 24 at 9 a.m. local time; Warehouse members may request premium ticket packages to some shows and participate in a general pre-sale that begins Oct. 19 at 3 a.m. ET. Check out the full Dave and Tim European tour dates:
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Bob Weir joins Dave Matthews Band on stage in Berkeley

The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir performed with Dave Matthews Band at last night’s concert.

Weir joined DMB on a 13-minute version of Daniel Lanois’ “The Maker” during the show in Berkeley, California. It was the first time Weir had ever guested at a DMB concert, but he did perform with Dave Matthews and Friends in 2006 and Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds in 1999.

The second of two DMB concerts in Berkeley also featured the tour debuts of “The Stone,” which opened the show, and “Can’t Stop.”

Watch Bob Weir and Dave Matthews Band cover “The Maker” last night:

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Dave Matthews to play Bridge School Benefit Concert

Headliners for the 30th annual Bridge School Benefit Concert include founder Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Metallica, Roger Waters, My Morning Jacket and Willie Nelson.

The Bridge School Benefit Concert takes place Oct. 22 and 23 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Norah Jones, Cage the Elephant and Nils Lofgren will also perform. Tickets go on sale Aug. 29.

Dave last performed solo at the Bridge School Benefit Concert in 2001. Dave Matthews Band played in 2006, and Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds performed in 2011.

The concerts benefit The Bridge School, which helps children use technology to overcome their physical disabilities.

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DMB Charlottesville show to air on TBS

State Farm Neighborhood SessionsDave Matthews Band’s 2016 homecoming concert is coming to television.

TBS will air portions of the May 7 DMB Charlottesville concert as part of a new program called “State Farm Neighborhood Sessions.” The show highlights musicians who give back to their communities; the DMB Charlottesville concert celebrated the band’s 25th anniversary and raised money for its Bama Works Fund.

The third episode of “State Farm Neighborhood Sessions” will feature DMB, following episodes from Jennifer Lopez and Toby Keith. The air date for DMB’s program is not yet available.

The DMB Charlottesville concert featured the debuts of three new songs — “Samurai Cop,” “Bob Law” and “Bismarck” — plus the full-band returns of “Sugar Will” and “The Last Stop” after six-year absences.

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New Dave Matthews Band song Plastic Girl debuts in Camden

Dave Matthews Band performed a brand new song at last night’s concert in Camden, New Jersey.

The new Dave Matthews Band song, “Plastic Girl,” was the sixth song played during the show. It joins “Samurai Cop,” “Bob Law” and “Bismarck” as new DMB songs that have debuted on this tour. The band also introduced four new songs — “Black and Blue Bird,” “Be Yourself,” “Virginia in the Rain” and “Death on the High Seas” — during last year’s tour. That means we’re up to eight known songs that could potentially be on the next DMB studio album, which has been in the works for more than three years.

Watch the debut performance of the new Dave Matthews Band song, “Plastic Girl,” here:

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DMB tailgaters sing their favorite songs

Syracuse.com had the genius idea to bring a video camera to the parking lot before last night’s Dave Matthews Band concert and record fans singing their favorite tunes. Check it out:

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Dave and Tim to play Farm Aid 2016

farm aid 2016 logoDave Matthews and Tim Reynolds will perform at Farm Aid 2016.

The 29th edition of the annual benefit concert will take place Sept. 17 at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia. Dave Matthews’ fellow members of the Farm Aid board of directors — Neil Young, Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp — will also headline the event. Additional Farm Aid 2016 performers include Alabama Shakes, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats and Sturgill Simpson.

Warehouse members may purchase Farm Aid 2016 tickets through a presale that begins Thursday, June 23 at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets go on sale to the general public Monday, June 27.

This year will mark Dave’s 15th consecutive appearance at Farm Aid. Overall, he has performed at the event 18 times — three with Dave Matthews Band, eight with Tim and seven solo.