DMB Plots Summer Tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dave Matthews Band is set to hit the road with a major North American summer tour in support of their 2009 album "Big Whiskey."

Described as DMB's most "electric" album to date, "Big Whiskey" has already been certified platinum and picked up two Grammy noms for Album of the Year and Best Rock Album. The band is set to perform at the Grammy awards ceremony on January 31st as well.

Produced by Live Nation, the 48-date tour is set to kick off on May 28 with two shows at the Comcast Theatre in Hartford, CT before winding down at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on September 15th. The tour will see support from a variety of artists at different gigs, including Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, The Felice Brothers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Robert Earl Keen, Zac Brown Band, Martin Sexton, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Gov't Mule, & Raphael Saadiq.

DMB will also take a warm-up spin through Europe in February, starting with a Hamburg, Germany on Feb. 16th

North American tour dates are as follows:

5/28 – Hartford, CT – Comcast Theatre
5/29 – Hartford, CT – Comcast Theatre
6/1 – Toronto, ONT – Molson Amphitheatre
6/2 – Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
6/4 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
6/5 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
6/7 – Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center
6/8 – Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center
6/15 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
6/16 – Maryland Heights, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
6/18 – Noblesville, IN – Verizon Wireless Music Center
6/19 – 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 – Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
7/1 – Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
7/3 – East Troy, WI – Alpine Valley Music Theatre
7/4 – 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 – New York, NY – Citi Field
7/17 – 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 – West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheatre
7/31 – 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 – George, WA – Gorge Amphitheatre
9/4 – George, WA – Gorge Amphitheatre
9/5 – 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

-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers

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