Dave Matthews Band Returns

September 8th, 2010, 5:03 pm by Greg

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Dave Matthews performing at SPAC in June (photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

Apparently two sold-out shows at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center this summer just wasn’t enough for the Dave Matthews Band, so they’re coming back to Nippertown for another show.

Yes, DMB is headed into the Times Union Center in Albany at 7pm on Friday, November 5.

This time around, their opening act will be the Punch Brothers, led by mandolin master Chris Thile.

Priced at $40.50, $75 and $85, tix are slated to go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday, September 24.


LIVE: Dave Matthews Band @ SPAC, 6/4/10

June 9th, 2010, 9:59 am by Greg

Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews

When the Dave Matthews Band rolled into the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Friday for the first of two nights at Nippertown’s most glorious amphitheater, it wasn’t just another concert. It was an awe-inspiring event with thousands upon thousands of people from all over the country taking part in what has become an annual summertime ritual.

If you walked through any of SPAC’s parking lots, you would have seen license plates representing almost every state in the union from Maine to California.

If you stood at the very front of the stage and looked back at the crowd, you would have seen that every seat in the house was filled. On the lawn, not a blade of grass was visible. Every inch was spoken for with someone standing there in anticipation of the band’s opening notes.

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