Dave Matthews Band Trivia

  • Dave Matthews Band
    • Famous as : Rock band
    • Birth Name : -
    • Birth Date : 1991
    • Birth Place : Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    • Spouse : -
    • Claim to Fame : Album "Under the Table and Dreaming" (1994)
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  • Ranked No. 9 in the Rolling Stone's 5th-annual list of Biggest Moneymakers.
  • Launched www.dmbnewstudioalbum.com which provided their fans with updated information about the progress of "Stand Up" (2005) by early 2005.
  • One of "Busted Stuff" (2002) singles, entitled "Where Are You Going," was included in the soundtrack of "Mr. Deeds" (2002).
  • Their songs called by numbers, such as "#34" and "#41," actually came as a result of Matthews' confusion in giving titles to the songs he created, so he simply put the numbers based on the order that he wrote them.
  • All songs from "Remember Two Things" (1993), except "Minarets" and "Seek Up," were taken from live recordings at nightclubs namely Flood Zone, Muse, and Trax.
  • The title of their RCA third album, "Before These Crowded Streets" (1998), was derived from one of its tracks' lyrics of "The Dreaming Tree."
  • Added one more day to their 2005 concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado to raise fund for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Their music video of "Dreamgirl" from album "Stand Up" (2005) featured Julia Roberts.
  • Participated in a concert to benefit bay area charities in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park and in Vote for Change Tour to benefit American Coming Together (ACT), both in 2004.
  • Their producer on "Everyday" (2001), Glen Ballard, helped Matthews in composing all songs while Matthews himself for the first time used an electric guitar in this album.
  • "Listener Supported" (1999) was recorded live at Continental Airlines Arena in New Jersey and was also filmed by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) for its "In the Spotlight" special.
  • Collaborated with singer Alanis Morissette and banjoist Bela Fleck in "Before These Crowded Streets" (1998).
  • The song "#36" was dedicated to the memory of South African anti-apartheid leader, Chris Hani, who was killed in his efforts to free South Africa.
  • Their song entitled "Typical Situation" was based on Robert Dederick's poem "Prayer in the Pentagon."
  • Their RCA debut album, "Under the Table and Dreaming" (1994), was dedicated to Matthews' older sister, Anne, who had been killed by her own husband in South Africa.
  • Beyond their music career, the members of the band have the commitment to be actively involved in charity through their own Bama Works Foundation.
  • Is managed by Coran Capshaw, CEO of Musictoday LLC.
  • Is a taping-friendly band, meaning that they allow their audience to do the taping at almost every live performance of them.