The Dave Matthews Band, who release their fourth studio album, Everyday, on February 27, have announced dates for the first leg of their 2001 North American tour.
The arena and stadium tour kicks off April 21 in the band's Charlottesville, Virginia, hometown, with a benefit performance for the Bama Works Foundation the band's charity funds disbursing organization.
Other dates will take place in the South, West Coast, Midwest and Northeast. The band will also play the 32nd annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on May 5.
"I Did It," the first single off the 12-track Everyday, produced by Glen Ballard (Alanis Morissette, No Doubt), will also have an accompanying video, directed by Dave Myers.
The second leg of tour dates will be announced in mid-March. Tickets for the April 21 benefit show go on sale March 3; tickets for the other announced dates go on sale March 10.
Dave Matthews Band tour dates, according to RCA Records and the band's publicists:
- April 21 - Charlottesville, VA @ Scott Stadium
- April 28 - Raleigh, NC @ Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek
- April 29 - Raleigh, NC @ Alltell Pavilion at Walnut Creek
- May 1 - Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Charlotte
- May 2 - Greenville, SC @ Bi-Lo Center
- May 5 - New Orleans, LA @ The Jazz and Heritage Festival
- May 8 - Knoxville, TN @ Thompson Boling Arena
- May 9 - Pelham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheater
- May 11 - Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
- May 15 - Phoenix, AZ @ Desert Sky Pavilion
- May 18 - San Francisco, CA @ Pac Bell Park
- May 22 - Los Angeles, CA @ Dodgers Stadium
- May 26 - Las Vegas, NV @ Sam Boyd Stadium
- May 27 - Las Vegas, NV@ Sam Boyd Stadium
- June 3 - Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park
- June 6 - Atlanta, GA @ Turner Field
- June 9 - Washington, D.C. @RFK Stadium
- June 11 - East Rutherford, NJ@ Giants Stadium
- June 16 - Foxboro, MA@ Foxboro Stadium
- June 20 - Buffalo, NY @ Ralph Wilson Stadium
- June 22 - Philadelphia, PA @ TBA
- July 6 - Chicago, IL @ Soldier Field
- July 11 - Boulder, CO @ Folsom Field
- July 15 - Dallas, TX @ Texas Stadium