1. Alabama Shakes to Bring Sound & Color to 31st Annual Farm Aid Concert in Virginia

    June 21, 2016 12:01 AM EDT Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Margo Price, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Carlene Carter and Insects vs. Robots also join the bill. Alabama Shakes , the roots-rock quintet that topped the Billboard 200 last year with its Grammy Award…

  2. Ben Folds to Vacate RCA Studio A on Music Row

    August 01, 2014 9:33 PM EDT He put up a good fight, but singer-songwriter Ben Folds announced on Friday he'll be leaving his recording space at the historic Studio A in Nashville's old RCA building after the property's brand-new owner raised the rent 124 percent. "Haha," Folds says in a  message…

  3. Farm Aid Concert Heading to Hershey, Pa.

    July 09, 2012 10:30 AM EDT The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey, Pa. in September as the country's small and medium-sized farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Dave Matthews sees some hopeful signs in the uncertainty. Matthews, who will perform at the Hersheypark show on…

  4. Dave Matthews Band Sets Chicago 'Caravan' Dates, Lineup

    April 07, 2011 11:00 AM EDT The second Dave Matthews Band Caravan fest has just been announced for July 8-10 at Chicago's Lakeside on the south shore of Lake Michigan. In addition to DMB's only Midwest concert performances of the year, the lineup includes David Gray , Ray LaMontagne , O.A.R. , Kid Cudi , the…

  5. Dave Matthews Band Reveals Summer Mini-Festival Details

    March 09, 2011 10:15 AM EST As tipped here Feb. 22, Dave Matthews Band will stage four regional destination festivals this summer under the Dave Matthews Band Caravan banner, the first of which is set for June 24-26 at Bader Field, former site of the Atlantic City (N.J.) Municipal Airport, the band announced this…

  6. Dave Matthews Talks New Charity Concerts, DMB

    December 03, 2010 5:05 PM EST D ave Matthews and his manager Coran Capshaw are partnering with an Internet charity site to meld philanthropy with live music in an innovative way. Matthews and rock multi-instrumentalist Tim Reynolds are performing two sold-out concerts at Seattle's McCaw Hall Dec. 6-7, with 100% of…

  7. DMB, Phoenix Rise To Cap Bonnaroo 2010

    June 14, 2010 7:30 AM EDT Not to take anything away from the randomized mixtape of bands on hand, but it's hard to imagine leading a story about the fourth and final day of the 2010 edition of Bonnaroo with anything other than the heat; Sunday (June 13) quickly became a series of feats of human endurance (i.e.,…

  8. Dave Matthews, Bon Iver Reign Supreme On ACL Day 2

    October 04, 2009 11:24 AM EDT If the first day of Austin City Limits was picture perfect weather-wise, day two started off soggy and ended up soaking concert-goers, turning Zilker Park into a vast mud pit. While the wet weather wasn't a constant, there were times when complete downpours drenched fans. Yet it didn&…

  9. DMB Tour Launching In Tandem With New Album

    December 15, 2008 5:21 PM EST Dave Matthews Band will launch its spring tour April 14 at New York's Madison Square Garden, the same day its new studio album arrives from RCA. The as-yet-untitled set is being produced by Rob Cavallo. A number of songs have been played live since the summer of 2007, including "…

  10. Crow, Matthews Rock Democratic Convention

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singing at the Democratic convention kickoff last night (Aug. 25) at Red Rocks outside Denver, Sheryl Crow dedicated her song "Strong Enough" to Barack Obama and then added a twist to the lyrics for t Singing at the Democratic convention, Sheryl Crow dedicated her song "Strong…

  11. Dave Matthews Band / June 9, 2008 / Independence Township, Mich. (DTE Energy Music Theatre)

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North American summer tour, Mother Nature added even more drama to the mix. The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North American summer tour, Mother Nature added…

  12. Dave Matthews Band Still Plugging Away On New CD

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band is emphasizing the "band" part of its equation on the group's next album. "It literally was a collaborative effort from beginning to end," violinist Boyd Tinsley tells Billboard The Dave Matthews Band is emphasizing the "band" part of…

  13. DMB Debuting New Songs On Summer Tour

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Spring may be on its way, but Dave Matthews Band already has its eyes set on summer. The rock troupe's three-month summer tour will begin May 30-31 outside Pittsburgh, and will feature material from i Spring may be on its way, but Dave Matthews Band already has its eyes set on summer.…

  14. Young, Mellencamp Star At Farm Aid's New York Debut

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York yesterday (Sept. 9). And if the gritty metropolis seemed like an unlikely place to celebrate family farmers and the After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York…

  15. 'High School Musical 2' Blasts In At No. 1

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the second biggest first-week sales tally of the year, the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical 2" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The set sold 615,000 copies in the United States acco With the second biggest first-week sales tally of the year, the soundtrack to…

  16. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul Van Dyk has a Talking Head and a Pussycat Doll in his corner on his fifth studio album, while Lori McKenna has Faith Hill and Tim McGraw in hers on her own new release. A long import-only second The self-titled debut from Floratone, comprised of jazz veteran Bill Frisell and session…

  17. Allman Bros., Crows, Haynes Join Farm Aid Bill

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes and Montgomery Gentry have joined the lineup for this year's Farm Aid benefit, to be held Sept. 9 on Randalls Island in New York. The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes and Montgomery Gentry have joined the lineup…

  18. Matthews/Reynolds New York Gig Heads To CD/DVD

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds' April 22 concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will be released on CD and DVD just in time for the end of the summer. Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds' April 22 concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will be released on CD and DVD…

  19. DMB Comes 'Around' With Hits, Live Tracks

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band's first retrospective, "Best of What's Around Volume 1," will arrive Nov. 7 via RCA. Dave Matthews Band's first retrospective, "Best of What's Around Volume 1," will arrive Nov. 7 via RCA. As previously reported , the two-disc…

  20. Vegoose Adds Beck, High-Profile Evening Shows

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the bill for the Oct. 29-30 event at Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium. The talent pool for the first Vegoose festival continues to grow. Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the bill for the Oct. 29-30 event at Las Vegas&…

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