Dave Matthews Band, also known as DMB emerged as the rock music sensation in 1991. The band comprises of five members, whose individual talents have taken the music world by storm. The founding members included lead singer, songwriter and guitarist Dave Matthews, drummer Carter Beauford, bassist Stefan Lessard, violinist Boyd Tinsley and saxophonist LeRoi Moore. In 2008, the band received a major blow when Moore died in an accident. DMB decided to dedicate the rest of their career to the departing soul and Jeff Coffin was asked to fill in his place. In their ongoing music career, cheap Dave Matthews Band tickets has produced many successful numbers, some of which even topped the charts all over the world. The band's success lies in its musically gifted members. Each holds the mastery of different genres, be it rock, jazz, bluegrass or hip-hop. It's this diversity that still keeps their music fresh and unique. The eclectic music produced by the band has earned them a huge fan following, and its increasing by the day.
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Dave Matthews has been penning lyrics for a long time. It was his efforts and desire to give music to his words that formed this phenomenal band. DMB's first official performance was at a private party in Charlottesville. It followed by gigs around the nation and soon through word of mouth, Dave Matthews Band became a sensation. From the very beginning the band focused on touring and in the process recorded two live albums. Their first independent album debuted on college charts and became an instant hit. Certified gold by the RIAA, DMB earned the first feather in its cap. After associating itself with a renowned record label, the band produced its debut studio album, "Under The Table and Dreaming". Prior to release in 1994, DMB went on a yearlong tour. By the time they returned to work on their second album, "Under The Table and Dreaming" had already been certified four-times platinum.
1996 saw the release of another hit album by the rock-stars. "Crash" debuted at number two on the Billboard Charts and earned DMB great reviews. The track, "So Much To Say" got them their first Grammy, in the Best Rock Performance category. The classic, fun melody still remains the favorite of many and is remembered as one of the finest pieces by Dave Matthews Band. In 2001, "Everyday" opened on the top position on music charts and retained that place for quite some time. The powerful lyrics combined with upbeat music, made it one of the best selling albums of that year. DMB got itself several nominations for the record.
When the band produced its seventh studio album in 2009, there were a lot of apprehensions linked with it. It was Dave Matthews Band fist album after the tragic demise of LeRoi Moore. The album was not expected to do well and the fans feared that their favorite band wouldn't be able to recapture their magic. This was when DMB showed why they are labeled as one of the best rock bands till date. "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King" was a tribute to the bands fallen saxophonist. The classic rock riffs and the spiraling solos added a lot of depth to the album and introduced the band to a new facet. The fusion of different instruments makes it a highly energetic album. Each member showcases his strengths and has contributed well to make the album a hit. The record has been critically acclaimed and earned Dave Matthews Band multiple Grammy nominations.
During all these years, DMB has made touring its main feature. Their annual, summer tours all over the world have made them a touring sensation. Dave Matthews Band has spent more time on the road as compared to staying in and recording at the studios. Therefore, it doesn't come as a surprise that they have recorded more live albums in comparison to studio albums. Till date, DMB had recorded and released almost fifteen live albums.
After spending so much time on the road, Dave Matthews Band has become the maestro of live performances. It's a common practice for them to perform in front of a sold-out crowd. Their dynamite live acts and compelling improvisations make the fans go crazy. If you are planning to hear them live then get your Dave Matthews Band Tickets
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