Dave Matthews Band, playing tonight at the Susquehanna Bank Center, announce new album, out on September 11th

The Dave Matthews Band, playing this evening at the Susquehanna Bank Center have announced the release of their new album on September 11th. Away From The World reunites the band with the legendary record producer Steve Lillywhite. Pre-order the album here. Below the tracklist, watch the video for one of the songs from the band’s forthcoming album, “Gaucho.”

Track List:
Broken Things
Belly Belly
The Riff
Belly Full
If Only
Snow Outside
Drunken Soldier


Tonight’s Concert Picks: Dave Matthews Band, Fiona Apple, Hezekiah Jones, and Motion City Soundtrack

The second night of the Dave Matthews Band’s‘s residency is tonight at the Susquehanna Bank Center. After an incredible performance last night along with Brandi Carlile, tonight they do it again but with Head and the Heart opening.

Another show we have been excited about for weeks is Fiona Apple at the Tower Theater. Apple recently released her new album The Idler Wheel is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More than Ropes Will Ever Do. She plays tonight at 8 PM, you can get tickets here.

The alternative rock group, Motion City Soundtrack who just released their fifth studio album, Go, play tonight at Union Transfer along with The Henry Clay People and the Front Bottoms. Tickets the 7:30 PM show are $18-20.

Finally, WXPN Welcomes Hezekiah Jones to the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s 64th Annual Pastorius Park Free Summer Concert Series. The all ages show is free and begins at 7:30 PM.


Tonight’s Concert Picks: Dave Matthews Band, Purling Hiss, Exitmusic, and Oh! Pears

Tonight there are some excellent shows going on in the city of Brotherly Love.

Although not quite in Philly, not too far away is the annual Dave Matthews Band concert series. There is no way to describe the incomparable group and the mass effect they have had globally, both with their music and their strong ambition to create a more peaceful world. Last year in the summer of 2011 they took a break from their yearly tour, instead celebrating their 20th anniversary by playing multi-day shows along with other artists for a Caravan Tour, one which took place in Atlantic City. This summer, DMB’s tour is back, the first of a two night residency is tonight at the Susquehanna Bank Center. Brandi Carlile opens for them; she played at our Non-Comm this year and you can listen to her live performance here. General admission tickets to the show can be purchased here, show starts at 7 PM.

Purling Hiss, the most recent Shaking Through all-stars, play at Johnny Brenda’s. You can check out their episode curated by The War on Drugs, Adam Granduciel, here and purchase tickets to the 21+ show here. Purling Hiss plays with The Young and Far-Out Fangtooth at 9 PM.

Over at Milkboy Philly, the electronic indie project, Exitmusic will be playing with Stagnant Pools and Lockets. Tickets to the 21+ show can be purchased here. Doors at 8 PM. Listen to the session WXPN’s Eric Schuman did with the band here.

PhilaMOCA hosts the weekly Tuesday Tune-Out, tonight featuring a local favorite, Oh! Pears. Show at 8 PM; tickets to the all ages show can be purchased at the door for $5.


Listen: Brandi Carlile Free At Noon concert (opening for the Dave Matthews Band tomorrow night at Susquehanna Bank Center)

Brandi Carlile photo by Joe Del Tufo

Brandi Carlile, who recently released her new album Bear Creek is in town tomorrow night opening for the Dave Matthews Band at the Susquehanna Bank Center. Brandi recently played a Free At Noon concert that you can listen to here. Tickets to the Dave Matthews Band shows, tomorrow night and Wednesday night at the Susquehanna Bank Center, are available here. Brandi opens for DMB on Tuesday night; The Head and The Heart open the show on Wednesday.


5 reasons why we love the Dave Matthews Band (playing Susquehanna Bank Center Tuesday and Wednesday night)

Dave Matthews Band - HangOut Music Festival - May 19, 2012 - Gulf Shores AL - Photo © Mark Austin 2012

The Dave Matthews Band roll in to town for two shows tomorrow and Wednesday night at the Susquehanna Bank Center. This past weekend we asked you for your favorite Dave Matthews Band songs. Below, watch five of your suggestions (don’t miss the cover of Neil Young’s “Cortez The Killer” with Warren Haynes). Go here for more information and to purchase tickets.


Dave Matthews Band announces Summer tour; playing two night in June at Susquehanna Bank Center

The Dave Matthews Band has announced a summer tour that starts on May 18th. The band will play two shows at the Susquehanna Bank Center on Tuesday, June 26th and Wednesday, June 27th. Brandi Carlile will be opening the show on the 26th. An online presale for members of the DMB Warehouse Fan Association will begin this Thursday, February 16, at 10 a.m. here. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 9th at 10 a.m. Go here for tickets and more information.


Today is day 3 (and the final day) of the Dave Matthews Band Caravan in Atlantic City

Eric Ashleigh

Today is the final day of the Dave Matthews Band Caravan at Bader Field in Atlantic City. Gates open at 1PM. The lineup today features performances from David Gray, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Fitz and the Tantrums, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Dawes, Philly’s Dr. Dog and Amos Lee and others. The Dave Matthews Band perform this evening at 7:05PM. Photographer Eric Ashleigh has been at the Caravan throughout the weekend and you check out his photos from the first day of the Caravan here. Last night’s set list from the Dave Matthews Band including long time favorites like “Stay,” “Crush,” “Bartender,” and “41” which featured an appearance from Warren Haynes. Below: a couple of fan videos of Matthews covering Morphine’s “Buena” and “Crash Into Me” from the Friday night show. Check back tomorrow for more photos and highlights from this weekend’s Dave Matthews Band Caravan.


Today is day 2 of the Dave Matthews Band Caravan in Atlantic City and Dave’s set list from last night’s show

Today is day two of the Dave Matthews Band Caravan at Bader Field in Atlantic City. Today’s lineup highlights include Warren Haynes, Thievery Corporation, Guster and another full set by the Dave Matthews Band. Below, the set list from Dave Matthews Band’s set last night which included a cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Good Times Bad Times” and Morphine’s “Buena.” Setlist via Dave Matthews Band: On The Road. Gates open today at 1PM. Ticket information is here.


Dave Matthews Band Caravan daily lineup announced; single-day tickets go on sale this Friday, May 13th

This Friday, May 13, at 10 a.m., single-day tickets go on sale for the Dave Matthews Band Caravan at Atlantic City’s Bader Field on June 24-26. Tickets can be purchased here or by phone at 1-800-594-TIXX. The daily lineup is as follows:

Friday, June 24
Dave Matthews Band, Ray LaMontagne, The Flaming Lips, G. Love And Special Sauce, Lotus, Rebelution, The Head And The Heart, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Delta Spirit, Mariachi El Bronx, TR3, Jeff Coffin Mu’tet, David Ryan Harris

Saturday, June 25
Dave Matthews Band, O.A.R., Damian Marley, Thievery Corporation, Warren Haynes Band, Guster, Lisa Hannigan, Punch Brothers, From Good Homes, The Budos Band, Vusi Mahlasela, Bobby Long, Tangiers Blues Band, plus a special performance by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds

Sunday, June 26
Dave Matthews Band, David Gray, Bassnectar, Amos Lee, Dr. Dog, Michael Franti And Spearhead, Grace Potter And The Nocturnals, Fitz And The Tantrums, Big Gigantic, Dawes, Alberta Cross, Sarah White, Ilo Ferreira, plus a special performance by Carter Beauford


Dave Matthews Band Caravan in Atlantic City ticket sale and lineup announced

Dave Matthews Band will bring the Dave Matthews Band Caravan to four U.S. cities this summer. Atlantic City, NJ has been selected to host the first of these shows which will take place on June 24th–26th at Bader Field, formerly the site of the Atlantic City Municipal Airport. The series of three-day festivals will feature more than a handful of WXPN favorite musicians with the Dave Matthews Band performing a set each night.

In addition to Dave Matthews Band, the lineup for the Atlantic City “Caravan” will include David Gray, Ray LaMontagne, The Flaming Lips, O.A.R., Damian Marley, Bassnectar, Dr. Dog, Amos Lee, Thievery Corporation, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Warren Haynes Band, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Guster, Lotus, Rebelution, Fitz and the Tantrums, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Lisa Hannigan, Punch Brothers, From Good Homes, Delta Spirit, Big Gigantic, Alberta Cross, Mariachi El Bronx, TR3, Vusi Mahlasela, The Budos Band and Bobby Long, special performances by Dave Matthews Band members Carter Beauford, Stefan Lessard plus a Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds acoustic set. The festival weekend will also include a number of late night shows at Atlantic City venues.

Tickets will be available as three-day passes only. An online ticket request period for the Atlantic City festival begins Monday, March 14th, at 10:00 AM ET and concludes Monday, March 21st, at 10:00 AM ET at here…For complete presale details go here. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 25th, at 10:00 AM ET at . They will also be available by phone at 1-800-594-TIXX.