Dave Matthews Band has spent many a summers on the road, and this year will be no different as the group releases an extensive North American tour schedule.
Many stops on the tour feature multiple night stands, and the jaunt will be begin on May 17 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas. The tour will continue through a September 8 show at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California.
Other cities along the route include Saratoga Springs, New York; Hartford, Connecticut; Noblesville, Indiana; Camden, New Jersey; East Troy, Wisconsin; Cincinnati; West Palm Beach, Florida; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Salt Lake City and Chula Vista, California. As part of the tour, the group will return to Quincy, Washington for a three-night stand to celebrate Labor Day at the Gorge Amphitheatre on August 30-September 1.
Before the tour kicks off in earnest, the band will appear at a few dates including a performance at this year’s New Orleans Jazz Fest on April 28. Before that, they will perform at the Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, Vermont on March 16. O.A.R. will open that show. They will appear at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham, Alabama on April 6 along with Vintage Trouble, and finally they will play the Snowden Grove Amphitheater in Southaven, Mississippi, with the North Mississippi Allstars providing support.
Typically, the Dave Matthews Band has a slew of opening acts appear throughout its summer tours, with groups appearing at only a handful of shows before leaving the tour to make way for the next special guest. However, no acts have yet been announced.
The tour will be part of the band’s continued support of its most recent album, Away from the World, which was released in September of last year. The album is the group’s eighth studio album, and was the sixth in a row to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 albums charts.