Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band Land ‘Away From The World’ Atop Album Chart

Robbie Daw | September 19, 2012 - 10:28 am

Praise flannel! One group of rockers who found initial success in the ’90s succeeds another on the Billboard Top 200, as Dave Matthews Band’s Away From The World bumps Matchbox Twenty’s North off the top of the chart this week. DMB’s latest sold 266,000 copies out of the gate — nearly four times the amount… More »

Pet Shop Boys’ ‘Elysium’, The XX’s ‘Coexist’ & Dave Matthews Band’s ‘Away From The World’ Get Reviewed: The Drop

Erika Brooks Adickman | September 11, 2012 - 6:00 am

It’s Tuesday and we’re back with The Drop, our Soundbytes segment where we rate the week’s hottest pop releases. September is in full swing, and perhaps that’s why we’re experiencing a serious chill vibe on the music front. Pet Shop Boys team up with a new producer for their 11th album Elysium, while Dave Matthews Band returns to… More »

Grammy Awards 2010: Who Will Win Album Of The Year?

Robbie Daw | January 29, 2010 - 12:15 pm

Now that we’ve thrown our money into the office Grammy pool for who will clinch Best New Artist, Song and Record Of The Year (not to mention which artists will walk away a golden phonograph in the Pop categories), there’s just one more loose end to tie up: Album Of The Year. In the E.N.D.,… More »

Green Day, Pink, Lady Gaga Set To Rock The Grammy Stage

Robbie Daw | January 5, 2010 - 9:57 am

Last month it was announced that Beyonce and Taylor Swift, the artists with the most Grammy nominations this year, would be performing at the awards show ceremony on January 31. Now news comes that five more acts will be taking the stage, all of whom are 2010 Grammy nominees: Green Day, Lady Gaga, Pink, Zac… More »

Crabby Columnist Would Like You To Get Off His (City Park’s) Lawn

Maura | October 6, 2009 - 10:45 am

Some crankypants Austin American-Statesman columnist took in his first music festival this weekend, when he attended the Austin City Limits Festival, his hometown’s muddy three-day extravaganza that featured Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, and a slew of other bands. Most festival reportage tends to gloss over the hinkiness of events like these—the gradual deterioration of… More »

Jay-Z’s First-Week Sales: Not Quite Eminem-Level, But Not Bad By Any Stretch

Maura | September 16, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Unsurprisingly, Jay-Z’s Blueprint 3 debuted atop today’s Billboard 200, thanks to sales of 476,000 copies in the time that elapsed between its release last Tuesday and Sunday night. But how did Jay’s first-week numbers fare in the more rarefied arena of No. 1 debuts? I crunched a few numbers to figure out just how all… More »

Well, Slap Me Silly And Call Me A Lamestain: Gen X Radio Debuts

Maura | September 4, 2009 - 11:00 am

Clear Channel has flipped one of its Louisville stations to a format called “Louie,” which the bigwigs are actually saying is the first firmament in what will be come to known as “Gen X radio.” Yes, the generation that inspired so much Boomer disdain is finally getting a format to call all its own, although… More »

Ten Bands That Should (And Ten Bands That Shouldn’t) Grace Us With A Cover Of “Yakety Sax”

Maura | August 19, 2009 - 10:00 am

I don’t know about you, but the dog days of August are making me long for some levity. And what better way to bring in some hilarity than to think about the late Boots Randolph’s delightful “Yakety Sax,” a.k.a. “that Benny Hill Show song,” a.k.a. the best way to make any YouTube clip hilarious? NotedMore »

The Dave Matthews Band Throw A New Orleans Funeral Parade

Maura | June 2, 2009 - 10:00 am

Our look at the closing lines of the week’s biggest new-music reviews continues with a roundup of reactions to the seventh studio album by the Dave Matthews Band, Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, which arrives in stores today: More »

Austin City Limits To Party Like It’s 1997

Maura | April 28, 2009 - 9:30 am

Pearl Jam, the Dave Matthews Band, the Beastie Boys, and Kings of Leon are at the head of the 130ish-artist lineup for the Austin City Limits Festival, which takes place in the Texas capital’s Zilker Park from Oct. 2 to Oct. 4. Tickets are $185; the genre-spanning bill also includes Lily Allen, the Supersuckers, Daniel… More »

Dave Matthews Continues “Cutting Out The Middleman” Trend

Maura | April 14, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Dave Matthews announced the free availability of… More »

Pearl Jam To Take It Outside

Maura | April 13, 2009 - 11:00 am

Since they’ve been a hot topic around here lately, you might like to know that Pearl Jam has been tabbed as one of the headliners of the Outside Lands Festival, a three-day festival taking place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park in late August. The lineup is, to say the least, eclectic: Tom Jones, the… More »

Flo Rida To Get Right Round Al Roker

Lucas Jensen | April 2, 2009 - 3:45 am

Confirmed Dead or Alive abuser / alleged rabbit abuser Flo Rida will make his Today debut during this summer’s installment of the morning show’s Summer Concert Series (now entering its 14th year!). “I’m getting goosebumps just even thinking about it,” he said of the appearance. “I always do something real big every time I get… More »

Grammys To Angry LeRoi Moore Fans: “We Only Memorialized Him For People Who Were Invited To The Show”

Maura | February 11, 2009 - 11:00 am

The controversy over departed Dave Matthews Band saxophonist LeRoi Moore being left out of the Grammys’ “In Memoriam” video package Sunday night continued to burn this morning, with Matthews himself saying “I don’t care much for anything about the Grammies” on his Twitter account. (Burn!) Meanwhile, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences president Neil… More »

Dave Matthews Band Saxophonist Left Out of Grammys’ ‘In Memoriam’ Montage

Maura | February 9, 2009 - 2:30 am

Another name left out of the Grammys’ “In… More »

Maura | February 9, 2009 - 2:30 am

Another name left out of the Grammys’ “In… More »

New Orleans Jazzfest Really Serious About The Whole “Something For Everyone” Concept

Maura | December 16, 2008 - 11:30 am

Aretha Franklin, Wynton Marsalis, Erykah Badu, Spoon, Sharon Jones, Mavis Staples, and Etta James are but a few of the artists slated to play the 40th-anniversary edition of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which takes place over the weekends of April 24-26 and April 30-May 3. (This festival’s concession to the tough economic… More »

LeRoi Moore, R.I.P.

Maura | August 20, 2008 - 9:45 am

Dave Matthews Band saxophonist LeRoi Moore passed away Tuesday, the result of complications arising from injuries sustained in a June 30 ATV accident. More »

Mile High Festival Hopes To Differentiate Itself From The Pack By Having Dave Matthews, John Mayer On Its Bill

Maura | March 18, 2008 - 2:00 am

If it’s Tuesday, it’s time to find out about the latest entrant into the more-crowded-than-ever 2008 festival lineup! Say hello to the brand-new Mile High Music Festival, which is headlined by Dave Matthews Band, Tom Petty, and John Mayer; it’s scheduled to take place July 19 and 20 in a park that’s nine miles outside… More »

Tickets To Overpriced Concert Series Not Exactly Flying Off Shelves

Maura | July 26, 2007 - 10:35 am

Hey, remember Social@Ross, the $15,000-a-ticket concert series that allowed Hamptons types to sit on ottomans and suck down top-shelf cocktails while they listened to live shows by Prince, James Taylor, Tom Petty, Dave Matthews, and Billy Joel? You may be surprised to hear it, but tickets aren’t selling very well–even though only 1,000 were going… More »

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