Dave Matthews Band concerts have become a tradition come summertime in Connecticut and LiveNation has announced the singer's next performance in the state before the band goes on hiatus from touring next year.
In honor of the band's 25th anniversary, it has announced a 46-date North American 2016 summer tour before taking next year off from touring. The band has sold 20 million tickets and 38 million CDs and DVDs since it formed and is the first musical group to ever have six consecutive studio albums debut on top of the Billboard 200 charts, according to LiveNation.
The band will pay Hartford a visit yet again in a concert at Xfinity Theatre on Savitt Way on Saturday, June 11 at 7 p.m.
Every night of the tour, the Dave Matthews Band will play two full sets. The tour launches May 11 at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas and includes two nights in Camden, New Jersey, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, Gilford New Hampshire, Saratoga Springs, New York, Noblesvile, Indiana, West Palm Beach, Florida and Berkeley, California. The tour ends at The Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington, a locations where the band has headlined over 50 shows.
Other artists will play in a concert on Labor Day weekend Sept. 2 to 4.
Tickets go on sale at livenation.com starting Friday, Feb. 19 at noon. Lawn prices start at $40.50, reserved pavilion tickets go for $75 to $85 and general admission pit tickets cost $85, plus any additional ticket purchase fees that apply. Online presale for the Warehouse Fan Association starts Jan. 26. People who use Citi credit cards, the official card of the tour, can buy tickets a few days early on Feb. 16 through Citi's Private Pass Program at www.citiprivatepass.com.
You can also call 800-745-3000 to buy tickets.
See the full concert schedule on the Dave Matthews Band website at davematthewsband.com.
The band's first concert of the year is on Feb. 4 at San-Francisco's Pier 70 at a sold-out Super Thursday Night event, which is the first of three concerts DIRECTV and Pepsi is hosting ahead of Super Bowl 50.
Dave Matthews Band 2016 Summer Tour Schedule
May 11: Wichita, KS INTRUST Bank Arena
May 13: The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
May 14: Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
May 17: Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
May 18: North Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
May 20: Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
May 21: Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center
May 24: Pelham, AL Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
May 27: Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
May 28: Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
May 29: Maryland Heights, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
June 7: Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
June 8: Bangor, ME Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
June 10: Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center
June 11: Hartford, CT XFINITY Theatre
June 17: Virginia Beach, VA Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
June 18: Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
June 21: Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
June 22: Syracuse, NY Lakeview Amphitheater
June 24: Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion
June 25: Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion
June 28L Moline, IL iWireless Center
June 29: Bonner Springs, KS Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
July 1: Elkhorn, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre
July 2: Elkhorn, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre
July 8: Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
June 9: Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
July 12: Gilford, NH Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
July 13: Gilford, NH Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
July 15: Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
July 16: Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
July 19: Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
July 20: Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 22: Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
July 23: Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
July 26: North Charleston, SC North Charleston Coliseum