Dave Matthews Band to Perform at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater | Diversions


TAMPA – Dave Matthews Band will be performing on Wednesday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 US 301 N., Tampa.

Tickets start at $ 45. Call 813-740-2446 or visit www.livenation.com.

The group is preparing to hit the road for the 2021 North American summer tour, which begins July 23 in Raleigh, NC. The main round will include two-night evenings in West Palm Beach; Chicago, Illinois; Noblesville, Indiana; Gilford, New Hampshire; Irvine, California; and Saratoga Springs, New York. The group will also make their annual return to the Gorge Amphitheater for their traditional three-night Labor Day run. For the full itinerary, visit www.davematthewsband.com.

On this Earth Day, and in keeping with the group’s original plans for the 2020 tour to plant a million trees, the group is proud to re-commit to planting another million trees, having fully funded one million. trees in 2020. With the support of DocuSign and Dreaming Tree Wines, the group invites fans to join them in this mission by adding an optional $ 2 to the price of their ticket to plant a tree with Nature Conservancy as part of from TNC’s Plant a Billion campaign. Fans can find out more about the campaign by visiting the Eco-Village at each stop on the tour, hosted by REVERB, in partnership with DocuSign. For more information, visit www.plantablion.org/DMB.

In addition to planting a million trees, Dave Matthews Band, who was named United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for the Environment in 2019, will neutralize the biggest contributor to a concert’s carbon footprint: fans. In addition to the group’s own footprint, REVERB will calculate the carbon footprint associated with fan travel to DMB shows in 2021 and the group will neutralize these emissions by supporting carbon reduction projects. The group has a long history of reducing its environmental footprint and neutralizing carbon emissions from flight, bus and truck tours, hotel stays and venue energy consumption since their first concerts in 1991.

Dave Matthews Band has sold over 25 million tickets since its inception and a collective of 38 million CDs and DVDs combined. With the release of “Come Tomorrow” in 2018, Dave Matthews Band became the first group in history to have seven consecutive studio albums for the first time on the Billboard 200.

With a career spanning over 25 years, Dave Matthews Band is one of the most influential bands in rock history. In 1991, singer / guitarist Dave Matthews decided to put a few songs he had written on tape and enlisted the help of drummer Carter Beauford and saxophonist LeRoi Moore, both of whom were accomplished jazz musicians on the stage. local musical from Charlottesville, Virginia. Soon after, 16-year-old bassist Stefan Lessard joined us. Their contagious and distinctive sound garnered a lot of early attention and a steadfast and loyal fan base, catapulting the group into one of the most successful touring groups of the past three decades.

The group has since released nine studio albums and numerous live recordings. The Grammy-winning group’s many hits include “What Would You Say”, “Crash Into Me”, “Too Much”, “Everyday”, “American Baby”, “Funny the Way It Is”, “Mercy” and “Samurai Cop (Oh joy begins).

Founding member LeRoi Moore passed away in August 2008 and the band honored him with Platinum Certified “Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King” in 2009. Dave Matthews Band has since hosted longtime collaborators / touring musicians Jeff Coffin (saxophone ), Rashawn Ross (horns) and Tim Reynolds (guitar) in the lineup and, most recently, keyboardist Buddy Strong.

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