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Video: Dave Matthews Band's 'Funny The Way It Is'

June 12th, 2009 8:29pm EDT
Dave Matthews Band Big Whiskey & The GrooGrux King DMB
Check out the Dave Matthews Band's video for their newest single, "Funny The Way It Is". It's the first video from DMB's new album Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King and was directed by Fenton Williams and Jeff Crane. The video features the same style of stop-motion animation as Peter Gabriel's classic "Sledgehammer"!

Dave Matthews Band "Funny The Way It Is":

Dave Matthews Band's "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King" (RCA) debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with 424,000 copies sold in its first week of release. The record is also No. 1 on the Digital Albums Chart, the Rock Alb...
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Matisyahu Announces Summer Tour With Les Claypool & Umphrey's McGee

May 6th, 2009 6:30pm EDT
Matisyahu
Grammy-nominated artist Matisyahu will embark on an extensive summer tour beginning May 30, playing major festivals and co-headlining several shows in the South with Les Claypool and on the East Coast with Umphrey's McGee, including Central Park Summerstage on July 9.

Bass virtuoso Les Claypool is known for his seminal work with Primus, as well as a bevy of his own projects including Oysterhead (with Trey Anastasio of Phish, and The Police's Stewart Copeland) and The Frog Brigade. Umphrey's McGee, which has several critically acclaimed albums to its credit, is one of the most visible ...
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Vegoose Confirms Initial Line Up For 2007 Festival; Rage Against The Machine And Daft Punk To Headline

July 24th, 2007 5:04pm EDT
Rage Against the Machine
Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, creators of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, are proud to announce the initial line up for Vegoose 2007. The third annual installment of this dynamic entertainment experience will be staged in Las Vegas on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27 and 28, at Sam Boyd Stadium, encompassing the surrounding complex – highlighted by the 30-acre grassy Star Nursery Field with its stunningly beautiful mountain backdrop. Two-day passes to the event will go on sale this Saturday at 10:00 AM PST only at www.vegoose.com.

Known for setting the high standard i...
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10,000 Lakes Festival Confirms The String Cheese Incident For Headliner As Trey Anastasio Cancels His Only Summer Performance

May 24th, 2007 12:49pm EDT
The String Cheese Incident
The 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) announces the addition of The String Cheese Incident to the lineup, confirming a Minnesota performance on their summer tour. The Colorado-based group has spent more than a decade making innovative, genre-defying music and will perform two sets at the 10,000 Lakes Festival Friday, July 20 on the Main Stage.

"The String Cheese Incident is thrilled to be returning to 10KLF for the third time and are looking forward to performing in the North Woods once again," says SCI manager Mike Luba.

10KLF announces today that guitarist Trey Anastasio will be u...
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10,000 Lakes Festival Confirms The Tragically Hip, Zappa Plays Zappa

March 29th, 2007 3:03pm EDT
10KLF
The fifth annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) held July 18 – 21 at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minn. is quickly becoming the summer's must attend live music and camping event. Adding artists to its growing lineup, 10KLF announces the confirmation of these groups: The Tragically Hip, Zappa Plays Zappa, Particle, Blueground Undergrass, Outformation, The Lee Boys, Big Organ Trio, and That 1 Guy.

Continuing the high standards of musical excellence that festivarians expect, this year's 10,000 Lakes Festival lineup already features Bob Weir & RatDog, Trey Anastasio, The Disco Bisc...
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10,000 Lakes Festival Heads Into Fifth Year with Jam Heavyweights

December 7th, 2006 4:36pm EST
10KLF
The fifth annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) will provide an unforgettable weekend of live musical performances and campout experiences held July 18 – 21 at the scenic Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. A yearly tradition for music lovers nationwide, 10KLF has quickly established itself as a premier festival destination.

The initial festival artist lineup includes members of the Grateful Dead and Phish leading their contemporary ensembles, along with a diverse cross-section of talent from the improvisational music scene. With dozens of bands still to be added in the coming m...
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Musicians Support Headcount.org With "Get Out And Vote" Email Campaign

November 2nd, 2006 11:04am EST
Dave Matthews Band
Non-partisan, non-profit voter registration organization HeadCount.org has enlisted the help of its artist partners to generate over one million e-mails to music fans reminding them to vote.

Dave Matthews Band kicked off the campaign on Tuesday, one week before the election, with an e-mail sent directly to the hundreds of thousands of fans on the band's private e-mail list.

"Election Day Is One Week Away," the e-mail read. "Dave Matthews Band wants to encourage everyone to let your voice be heard by remembering to vote on Election Day."

The message also contained a link to w...
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Dave Matthews Band Helps Grassroots Non-Profit Headcount.org Eclipse Registration Goals

September 26th, 2006 1:16pm EDT
DMB
HeadCount, the non-partisan, non-profit voter registration organization run by grassroots-oriented musicians, fans and promoters announced that it has eclipsed its voter registration goals for the recent "Midterms Matter Tour." The organization registered over 5,000 new voters on a budget of less than $25,000.

The Midterms Matter tour included over 30 events. Highlights included the Bonnaroo festival, the Phil Lesh /Trey Anastasio tour and a dozen dates with Dave Matthews Band.

"We set out to bring attention to the Midterm elections and prove how efficient a grassroots, music-ori...
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Top Musicians Participate In "Wear Your Music" Campaign; Guitar String Bracelets Benefit Charities

August 30th, 2006 12:11pm EDT
John Mayer
Relix, the magazine for music, announced that top artists John Mayer, Keith Richards and Anna Nalick have been added to the list of musicians participating in its "Wear Your Music" campaign. Created by noted designer Hannah Gasner of AZU Studio, Relix President/Publisher Steve Bernstein and sponsored by DR Handmade Strings, the Relix Band is a fashionable accessory created by previously played strings from top artists. The bracelets are available at www.relix.com/wearyourmusic.

"I think this is a terrific idea and I'm more than happy to be a part of it," said Carlos Santana. "The chari...
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The Black Crowes To Headline 10th Annual All Good Music Festival, July 14-16

June 5th, 2006 11:02am EDT
The Black Crowes
The power-packed lineup for this year’s 10th Annual All Good Music Festival has been finalized, with John Medeski & The Itch Featuring Eric Krasno of Soulive and Adam Deitch, plus DJ Logic and Gary Jules completing the biggest, most eclectic array of performers in the history of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier camping music event. Indeed, with Trey Anastasio & Mike Gordon featuring The Duo headlining the first night, theBlack Crowes headlining the second night, and late-night sets by the Greyboy Allstars (Friday) and the Disco Biscuits (Saturday), Walther Productions is pulling out all stops to...
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Phil Lesh & Friends Added To Northern Minnesota's 10,000 Lakes Festival

March 23rd, 2006 4:12pm EST
Phil Lesh
Phil Lesh & Friends joins an already jam-packed lineup of artists for a headlining performance at the 4th Annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) July 19-22, 2006 at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN.

The perfect addition to 10KLF's rich musical diversity, former Grateful Dead bassist and his band, Phil Lesh & Friends, perform on the Main Stage Friday, July 21, joining festival headliners Trey Anastasio on July 22 and The String Cheese Incident on July 20.

Drawing from a pool full of talented national, regional, and emerging acts, the 10,000 Lakes Festival seeks to be the natio...
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Trey Anastasio, String Cheese Incident To Headline 4th Annual 10,000 Lakes Festival

February 22nd, 2006 12:38pm EST
Trey Anastasio
The 4th Annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) will open its gates July 19-22, 2006 at the scenic Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN for four special days of live musical performances and campout experiences in the Minnesota North Woods.

The 10,000 Lakes Festival community comes together once a year to celebrate great music in an enchanting natural setting within a participatory, dynamic festival environment. In 2005, the Minneapolis Star Tribune admired that the 10,000 Lakes Festival was "filled with thousands of good vibes." Jambase.com calls 10KLF "gold from the North Country." The ...
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2006 Langerado Music Festival Initial Line-Up Announced

November 30th, 2005 12:46pm EST
Ben Harper
Music festival season begins early in South Florida, and the Langerado Music Festival is the destination of choice for traveling music lovers ready to start the journey. The festival, now in its fourth year, is preparing to host a slew of fans from colder climates: music lovers, college spring-breakers and sun seekers who are aching for festival season to begin. For 2006 Langerado announces its biggest and best line-up ever:

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The Black Crowes, The Flaming Lips, Wilco, The Meters, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Keller Williams, Burning Spear, G. L...
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