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AUG 09 2012

Dave Matthews Band Announces September 12 Show At Hollywood Bowl

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER 12 SHOW AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

Online Presale For Warehouse Fan Association Is Underway

Away From The World, The Band’s Upcoming Album, Out September 11


Dave Matthews Band will celebrate the release of its forthcoming album, Away From The World, with a performance at the legendary Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, September 12. Every ticket purchased online for the Hollywood Bowl show will receive a digital download of Away From The World (standard album) on the September 11, 2012 release date. The new album was recorded with Steve Lillywhite, who produced Dave Matthews Band’s first three studio records.

An online presale for the Hollywood Bowl show is underway now for members of the DMB Warehouse Fan Association at www.warehouse.davematthewsband.com. Citi is the official credit card of the event. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Monday, August 13, at 12:00 PM PT through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 17, at 10:00 AM PT. Please visit www.davematthewsband.com for further information.

Rolling Stone hailed Dave Matthews Band as the “kings of summer” in an “On The Road” feature and noted in subsequent coverage: “The band's summer tour has been full of surprises, with fans treated to new songs ‘Mercy’ and rare cuts like the unreleased ‘Shotgun’ and 1993's ‘The Song That Jane Likes.’" The Boston Globe praised “Gaucho,” another track from Away From The World, as “a bright, propulsive burst.”

“Mercy”, the album’s first single, is already a Top 3 hit at Triple A radio. Fans have until August 14 to submit photo and/or video entries for possible inclusion in the “Mercy” video. Details are available at http://mercy.davematthewsband.com.

RCA Records will release Away From The World in CD, digital and vinyl formats. Fans who pre-order any configuration of the album at www.davematthewsband.com will receive a bonus disc with five songs recorded live on the summer tour: “Save Me,” “You Never Know,” “Jimi Thing,” “Halloween” and “Tripping Billies.” Away From The World is the follow-up to 2009’s Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, which debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, making Dave Matthews Band one of only two groups in chart history to have five consecutive studio albums enter atop the chart.

Dave Matthews Band – comprising Carter Beauford (drums), Stefan Lessard (bass), Dave Matthews (vocals, guitar) and Boyd Tinsley (violin) – has sold a collective 37 million CDs and DVDs combined. The band was the biggest ticket seller worldwide of the past decade and has sold over 18 million tickets since its inception. The West Coast leg of Dave Matthews Band’s summer tour will kick off with three consecutive nights at The Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA over Labor Day weekend (8/31, 9/1 & 2). For further information about the tour, visit www.davematthewsband.com.

Dave Matthews Band 2012 Summer Tour

Date - City/State - Venue - Support

8/31 George, WA - The Gorge Amphitheatre - The Avett Brothers, Allen Stone
9/1 George, WA - The Gorge Amphitheatre - The Avett Brothers, Allen Stone
9/2 George, WA - The Gorge Amphitheatre - The Avett Brothers, Allen Stone
9/7 Chula Vista, CA - Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre - Allen Stone
9/8 Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Allen Stone
9/9 Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre - Allen Stone