Dave Matthews Band announced on Wednesday that they plan to release a new album and host various concerts throughout the country, according to CBS News. The famous band was absent in 2011, but they are determined to come back and host 40 shows across the United States this summer. The tour dates have been announced on the official website of the band.
The first concert of the Dave Matthews Band will take place in Woodland, Texas starting this May. There will be other artists that will go up on stage, such as, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. The spokesperson of the band further declared that DMB will perform on stage with acts like Blind Pilot, The Head and the Heart, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and Delta Spirit as they tour the main cities of North America.
The band was very successful during the period between 2000 and 2009. They even managed to sell an impressive number of 11 million tickets during these nine years. In 2010, the Dave Matthews Band sold more than one million tickets to their concerts and earned $61.2 million.
After the 2010 tour the band decided to take a break from the media. Luckily, they have managed to gather the strengths they needed to sing again and fans will soon be able to see their favorite band on the road. In addition, the Dave Matthews Band announced that they plan to record a new album, as well.
Based on their previous declarations, the boys in the band will join forces with Steve Lillywhite to produce their 2012 album. This is not the first time they have worked with him. He also helped DMB produce their first three studio albums, that is, “Under The Table And Dreaming”, “Crash” and “Before These Crowded Streets”.
The rock band was founded in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991. This would be the eightieth album that the singers recorded in a studio. DMB has also released 18 live albums and one compilation volume.