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The Dynamic Democratic DMB Drive: A Yankee In The South

What’s the opposite of a jet-setter? I don’t know what the best word for it is. A home-body? A small-town kid? I don’t really know. But, whatever you call it, that’s what I am. I am not a traveler. I was born in upstate New York, went to school in Upstate New York, currently work…

Posted in Blog, Tour Journals, Jeff Simonds

The Dynamic DMB Democracy Drive: A Defense of DMB Fans

When people ask me what music I listen to, I’ll bury Dave Matthews Band in a list of several bands with better reputations: “Oh, I listen to Alabama Shakes, The Hold Steady, Dave Matthews, Jack White…”  It’s kind of like saying, “My favorite foods are sushi, lobster, Hamburger Helper, and a fine porterhouse.”  And I…

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Food & Farm Policy Issue Update: Festie Farmers Markets and the Luck of the Amish

Sustainable local eats this summer with Dave Matthews, raw milk and more in this Issue Update.

Posted in Issue Updates, Food and Farm Policy

‘David Matthews’ Popped at DMB show; Cops Want Tasers

A pair of Dave Matthews Band shows at New York’s Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) led to 30 arrests, including a charge of sexual assault against a David Matthews of Cohoes, New York – no relation to the singer – for “inappropriately touching a woman during the concert,” according to the local television station WTEN….

Posted in Trends in Music and Society

Walk a Mile in No Shoes: DMB and TOMS Pair Up for Summer Vagabond Tour

The Dave Matthews Band is headlining the TOMS Shoes Vagabond Tour 2009 to help meet the company’s goal of giving away 300,000 pairs of shoes in 2009. As TOMS founder and Chief Shoe Giver Blake Mycoskie wrote on his blog, “It’s so neat to have one of the most influential, progressive, forward-thinking, change-making bands in…

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Pay For What You Get

With the ever-decreasing success of physical record sales and the onslaught of digital free-bees and bonus material for many artists’ new releases, marketing departments are stretching the proverbial limit nowadays. Even huge artists with worldwide exposure like U2 and Dave Matthews Band are experimenting with new ways to promote new albums in a dynamic marketplace…