Dave Matthews Band Announce Summer Tour

Band will perform at Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

Dave Matthews Band will launch an extensive North American summer tour, it was announced via a press release from the band’s publicist on Tuesday (January 26). An online ticket request period begins on Thursday and continues through Monday at the band’s Web site; tickets will go on sale to the general public on February 26.

Support acts on various dates include Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Ben Harper and Relentless7, the Felice Brothers, Zac Brown Band, Gov’t Mule, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, Brett Dennen, Raphael Saadiq and others; see the Web site for full details.

The group’s 2009 album, Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, is nominated for two Grammy awards, and the band will perform at the Grammys on Sunday night.

The band will launch a monthlong European tour in Hamburg, Germany, on February 16. North American tour dates are as follows:

» 5/28-29 Hartford, CT @ Comcast Theatre

» 6/1 Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheatre
» 6/2 Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
» 6/4-5 Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
» 6/7-8 Mansfield, MA @ Comcast Center
» 6/15 Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
» 6/16 Maryland Heights, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
» 6/18-19 Noblesville, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center
» 6/22 Columbus, OH @ Huntington Park
» 6/23 Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Center
» 6/25 Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
» 6/30-7/1 Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
» 7/3-4 East Troy, WI @ Alpine Valley Music Theatre
» 7/9 Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
» 7/10 Pittsburgh,PA @ PNC Park
» 7/13 Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
» 7/14 Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
» 7/ 16-17 New York,NY @ Citi Field
» 7/20 Virginia Beach, VA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
» 7/21 Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
» 7/23 Washington, DC @ Nationals Park
» 7/25 Louisville, KY @ Churchill Downs Music Festival
» 7/27 Atlanta,GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
» 7/28 Tampa, FL @ Ford Amphitheatre
» 7/30-31 West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheatre
» 8/14 Wichita, KS @ InTrust Bank Arena
» 8/17 West Valley City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
» 8/20 Chula Vista, CA @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
» 8/21 Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
» 8/23 Los Angeles,CA @ Hollywood Bowl
» 8/25 Concord, CA @ Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord
» 8/27 Marysville, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
» 8/28 Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
» 8/31 Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena
» 9/3-5 George, WA @ Gorge Amphitheatre
» 9/10 Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
» 9/11 Dallas, TX @ Superpages.com Center
» 9/14 Omaha, NE @ Qwest Center
» 9/15 St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center