Dave Matthews Band Announces 2018 Summer Tour Dates

The Dave Matthews Band sure likes spending summers on the road. The band, which last toured in 2016, recently announced a huge tour that will wind its way around the U.S., through sites big and small, to coincide with the release of the band’s ninth album.

Dave Matthews band ticketsTickets for the latest tour won’t go on sale until Feb. 2, but if history is any indicator, prices won’t be cheap. Since TicketIQ.com began tracking data, prices to see the Dave Matthews Band live have never been below $150 and peaked $353 for the 2011 20th Anniversary tour. The last time the band toured as a group, in 2016, tickets cost an average of $204 on the secondary market and last year, when Matthews toured with Tim Reynolds, but not the full band, it cost fans an average of $230 to see performances.

When the band last toured as a group in 2016, it was to celebrate the band’s 25th anniversary and the tour played 46 shows at 37 venues. The upcoming tour will be just as big of a monster, with 46 dates beginning in May 18 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas and ending at one of the most iconic venues in the U.S., L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl, on Sept. 10. In between, they’ll play everywhere from Atlanta to Alabama and New Hampshire to Washington State. The tour features two nights in Canada, July 10 at Budweiser Stage in Toronto and July 11 at Bluefest in Ottawa. The only three-night stint on the tour is at The Gorge Amphitheater in Quincy, Wash., Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

Though the tour will mostly swing through smaller cities and towns, there are two dates in Chicago (June 29-30). The tour skirts New York City, but the band won’t actually perform in the city.

Including the Matthews-Reynolds tour last summer, Dave Matthews has been on tour every year since 2011. The band released its last album, Away From the World, on Sept. 11, 2012, following the conclusion of its 43-date summer tour.

2018 DMB Summer Tour Dates
5/18 – The Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
5/19 – Dallas, TX @ Starplex Pavilion
5/22 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
5/26 – Atlanta, GA @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
5/27 – Orange Beach, AL @ The Wharf Amphitheater
5/29 – Brandon, MS @ Brandon Amphitheater
5/30 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP
6/01 – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
6/02 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
6/05 – Syracuse, NY @ Lakeview Amphitheater
6/06 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
6/07 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
6/09 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
6/12 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion0
6/13 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
6/15 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
6/16 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
6/22 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
6/23 – Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Theatre
6/27 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
6/29 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion
6/30 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion
7/01 – Milwaukee, WI @ American Family Insurance Amphitheater (Summerfest)
7/06 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
7/07 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
7/10 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
7/11 – Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Bluesfest
7/13 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/14 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/17 – Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach Theater
7/18 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
7/20 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Park
7/21 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
7/24 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
7/25 – Tampa, FL @ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
7/27 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
7/28 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
8/24 – Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
8/25 – Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
8/28 – Bend, OR @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
8/31 – Quincy, WA @ Gorge Amphitheatre
9/01 – Quincy, WA @ Gorge Amphitheatre
9/02 – Quincy, WA @ Gorge Amphitheatre
9/07 – Stateline, NV @ Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
9/08 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
9/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl

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