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Dave Matthews Band
Dave Matthews Band during the 2006 Summer Tour at the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Background information
Also known as DMB
Origin Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Genres Rock, bluegrass, world music, funk rock
Years active 1991–present
Labels RCA (US),
V2 (international)
Associated acts Dave Matthews & Friends, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Yukon Kornelius
Members Dave Matthews
Carter Beauford
Stefan Lessard
Boyd Tinsley
Past members LeRoi Moore
Peter Griesar
Dave Matthews Band - Band Shot Melbourne 2005
Dave Matthews Band performing live

Dave Matthews Band (DMB) is a band from the United States. In 1991, Dave Matthews started the band in Charlottesville, Virginia. The other band members are Stefan Lessard, Boyd Tinsley, and Carter Beauford. Saxophone player LeRoi Moore was in the band until he died in 2008. Since 1998, they usually performed with Butch Taylor, too. Rashawn Ross also performed with the band from 2006-2007.

The Dave Matthews Band has written 235 songs (included cover songs). They have sold over 31 million albums in the United States, and are one of the Top 100 Highest Selling Music Acts of all time. The Dave Matthews band has a unique style that stretches across many genres.

They have a fan-base that stretches across many generations and types of people.

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