1. Dave Matthews, Wedding Singer: Watch Him Play 'Ants Marching' for Fans' Big Day

    July 11, 2017 3:35 PM EDT Guests at a Long Island wedding on Sunday were treated to an intimate performance by Dave Matthews , who made a surprise appearance to serenade the newlyweds. Matthews played a string of early Dave Matthews Band hits, including "What Would You Say," "Ants Marching" and …

  2. Dave Matthews in Philadelphia: Back-to-Back Memorable Shows & Some Very Serious Feelings on Climate Change

    June 05, 2017 11:18 AM EDT Matthews spoke out about Trump's withdrawl from the Paris Climate Agreement. Dave Matthews was in a mood on Friday night (June 2). Anyone who attended the first of two back-to-back sold-out shows at Philadelphia’s Mann Center for the Performing Arts knows this to be true. They know this…

  3. Dave Matthews Says His Son Prefers Nirvana, Plays 'Samurai Cop' on 'Late Show' with Tim Reynolds

    May 11, 2017 8:49 AM EDT Dave Matthews visited The Late Show  on Wednesday night (May 10) and revealed to host Stephen Colbert that his son prefers Nirvana 's grungy guitars to the soft sound of his dad's music. Matthews, who now lives in Seattle, said his nine-year-old son revealed his true feelings once…

  4. Jazz Fest Day 5 Highlights: Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews, Kamasi Washington & More

    May 06, 2017 1:51 PM EDT New Orleans Jazz Fest is only about half as old as jazz itself -- the annual festival debuted in 1970 -- but it’s hard to find a broader (or more historically accurate) vision of what the genre is anywhere. That makes sense when you consider that New Orleans is the place where, according to…

  5. Dave Matthews Takes Jab at President Trump at Pre-Grammy Law Initiative Luncheon

    February 11, 2017 7:14 PM EST Attorneys and entrepreneurs came together to feast on a menu of big ideas, artistic ideals and red meat (rare, the way lawyers like it) at the Grammy Foundation's 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon Friday afternoon (Feb. 10) at the Beverly Hilton. The hotel's intimate…

  6. Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty, Maroon 5 & Dave Matthews to Headline New Orleans Jazz Fest

    January 27, 2017 4:10 PM EST Stevie Wonder , Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Maroon 5 and Dave Matthews are among some of the big names playing at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The lineup was announced Friday (Jan. 27). Organizers said more than 500 bands will be performing at the festival…

  7. Watch Michael J. Fox Jam With Dave Matthews at Parkinson's Cure Benefit

    November 15, 2016 4:08 PM EST Marty McFly's still got it.  Michael J. Fox jammed with Dave Matthews recently at the annual "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson’s: An Evening of Comedy & Music to Benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation" event.  Video of the two playing "All Along the…

  8. 10 Reasons Why Willie Nelson's Farm Aid Is Unlike Any Other Music Festival

    September 18, 2016 8:48 PM EDT The 31st annual Farm Aid concert, benefiting the nation’s family farmers, rolled into Bristow, Va., on Saturday, Sept. 17, with the organization’s guiding foursome — Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews — joined during the day-long festival at the Jiffy Lube Live…

  9. 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…

  10. The Blue Man Group on Their 25th Anniversary and Musical Influences

    April 12, 2016 12:15 PM EDT For 25 years, the neon-lit troupe Blue Man Group has drummed its way into the ­mainstream, from an Orlando resort to a luxury hotel in Vegas. On the Lower East Side of Manhattan, on a one-lane street of tenements fronted by fire escapes, the recording space known as Loho Studios hides behind…

  11. Dave Matthews Remembers Chip Hooper: 'He Made the World a Better Place'

    March 12, 2016 6:59 PM EST Chip Hooper, who was the head of music at Paradigm Talent Agency and the personal agent for Dave Matthews Band , Phish and others, passed away on March 5 at the age of 53, following a long battle with cancer. A week after Hooper’s death, Matthews penned a note in memory of him on Facebook.…

  12. Farm Aid 30th Anniversary TV Special Boasts Archive Sets From Allman Brothers, B.B. King & More

    January 06, 2016 3:17 PM EST Farm Aid, the music industry’s longest-running concert for a cause, will premiere an AXS TV special Jan. 10 filmed during its 30th anniversary in Chicago this past September, with performances by Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp , Dave Matthews , Jack Johnson , Kacey Musgraves and…

  13. Imagine Dragons to Join Willie Nelson & Friends for 30th Farm Aid Concert in Chicago

    July 28, 2015 1:00 AM EDT The guiding foursome of Farm Aid -- Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews -- will celebrate a milestone for the organization that supports America's family farmers with a 30th-anniversary concert in Chicago on Sept 19, featuring  Imagine Dragons , whose album…

  14. Norah Jones Pays Tribute to Blue Note's Bruce Lundvall at Farm Aid Benefit

    May 20, 2015 4:17 PM EDT In a rare solo piano performance Tuesday night at New York’s City Winery , Norah Jones played a benefit to raise funds for Farm Aid, the music-industry-backed group that supports American farmers and the Good Food movement. “This is the longest solo piano gig I’ve played since college,”…

  15. Bonnaroo: 10 Most Legendary Moments

    June 11, 2014 12:01 PM EDT From Beck's puppetry to D'Angelo's comeback to Macca's epic set, these are the 10 most unforgettable moments from the Tennessee fest. The 2014 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival , another weekend of heat, porta-potties and hopefully great rock moments out in a field in…

  16. Big Albums, But No Big Hot 100 Hits

    March 14, 2014 8:11 PM EDT New Billboard 200 leader Rick Ross is among artists who repeatedly dominate the chart despite having not landed a top 10 Hot 100 hit With the arrival of "Mastermind" atop the Billboard 200 chart , Rick Ross continues his streak of earning No. 1 albums without ever having tallied a…

  17. Farm Aid 2013: Pete Seeger Sings Out, Neil Young Speaks Up and Jack Johnson Cows Around

    September 23, 2013 11:16 PM EDT "Oh, but ain't that America, for you and me!" sang John Mellencamp on "Pink Houses" at Farm Aid 2013, the annual benefit for America's family farmers, staged Sept. 21 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, in Saratoga Springs, New York. "That song,"…

  18. Stranded Cyclist Dave Matthews Thumbs Ride to Own Concert

    July 15, 2013 4:30 PM EDT A fan on her way to a Dave Matthews concert in Pennsylvania pulled over to help a stranded bicyclist who turned out to be none other than the singer himself. Emily Kraus and her boyfriend pulled over Saturday to give a ride to a man whose bike had apparently broken down, she told WHP-TV in…

  19. Gov't Mule 'Shout' Out to All-Stars On New Album

    July 11, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello, Jim James, Dave Matthews and Steve Winwood all guest on second half of new double album Gov't Mule tried something different for their upcoming 10th studio album. The blue-rock veterans' first release for Blue Note Records  "Shout!" will be a double…

  20. Willie Nelson’s On the Road Again, Taking Farm Aid to Upstate NY

    June 14, 2013 4:00 AM EDT Singer Willie Nelson is taking his annual Farm Aid benefit concert to upstate New York with an all-day festival of music and locally grown food in September. The event in Saratoga Springs, 28 miles north of Albany, will feature Nelson and other Farm Aid board members John Mellencamp, Neil…

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