In wake of the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy, Dave Matthews Band has pledged $1 million to regional recovery efforts. The group is turning its November 30th winter tour opener - the first of two nights at IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ - into a benefit concert. The Live Nation presented event will feature special guest Jimmy Cliff. Tickets are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com. VIP packages will also be available.Visit www.davematthewsband.com for more details.
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Phish will play four shows at New York City's Madison Square Garden this December, marking its third consecutive New Year's run at the legendary venue. The series of concerts will begin on Friday, December 28, and conclude on New Year's Eve. Phish has played 23 dates at Madison Square Garden since December 1994.
With its new album, Away From The World (RCA Records), bowing at No. 1 on theBillboard 200, Dave Matthews Band reaches a new milestone, becoming the first group in chart history to have six straight studio albums debut atop the chart. 'Away From The World', the band's eighth studio album, sold 266,000 units in its first week of release. It is the follow-up to 2009's Platinum-certified Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, which was nominated for two Grammy awards.