In popular music today, there are very few bands that can compete with the popularity of the Dave Matthews Band. The American based rock group is often considered to be the original and most popular ‘jam band’ of today’s music industry. The group is known for creating songs with some of the most socially relevant lyrics in music today, and mixed with the unique vocals of lead singer Dave Matthews and the group’s talented musicians, the band has risen to the top of the music industry and stayed there for several years. The group has a sound that has been described as everything from rock, jazz, folk rock, blue grass to funk and everything in between. While fans sometimes have trouble pinpointing the group’s sound, there is no denying that their particular brand of music is entirely unique.
In 2010 it was estimated that the group had sold around 40 million records across the globe, and they continue to sell millions more every year. The group has had six different albums debut at the number one spot on the Billboard 200 charts. The band first formed in 1991 and since then they have toured for twenty consecutive years during summer long tour events. In 2011, the band revealed they would be taking one of their first ever breaks from their summer concert tour event, but quickly returned to their normal touring schedule the following year. These summer tours are some of the best selling in history and are known year after year for being the ‘must see’ tours of the summer.
After the year break, the group sold out their tour and proved that the Dave Matthews Band still had the ability to instantly fill the biggest arenas in the entire world. Often considered to be one of the most popular bands to see live in concert, there has been no stopping the touring success of the Dave Matthews Band. In 2014, the band once again announced that they would be heading out on tour or the summer, delivering fans with live performances of their latest hit singles and their most popular songs to date. The band continues to visit the biggest arenas in the country for these summer performances that have been described as ‘must see’ events for anyone who enjoys the unique Dave Matthews Band sound.