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Dave Matthews Band announces extensive summer tour, Bonnaroo appearance

on January 26, 2010, 5:01pm

The Dave Matthews Band has a history of mapping out rather extensive Summer tours featuring a rather exhaustive amount of opening acts. So, it come as little surprise that Mr. Matthews & Co. recently unveiled 2010 Summer itinerary includes five months worth of tour dates and 12 different openers.

The band’s travels, which come in support of the recently released Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, will begin on May 28th in Hartford, CT. Highlights that follow include a two-night stint at New York’s Citi Field and three nights at Gorge Amptheatre, a venue which the band has grown quite fond of over the years.

But perhaps the biggest highlight will come in the form of a headlining appearance at this year’s Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, TN. The band is expected to close out the festival on Sunday, according to multiple sources.

Among the DMB’s set to tour throughout the extensive endeavor include Ben Harper and Relentless7, Gov’t Mule, Raphael Saadiq, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Brett Dennen, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, and Zac Brown Band. Find the band’s entire schedule (w/ openers) below.

An online ticket request period begins this Thursday, January 28th, and continues through Monday, February 8th, at the Warehouse. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on February 26th via Ticketmaster.com.

Dave Matthews 2010 Tour Dates:

05/28 – Hartford, CT @ Comcast Theatre *
05/29 – Hartford, CT @ Comcast Theatre *
06/01 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheatre #
06/02 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center #
06/04 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center #
06/05 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center #
06/07 – Mansfield, MA @ Comcast Center %
06/08 – Mansfield, MA @ Comcast Center %
06/15 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center ^
06/16 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre ^
06/18 – Noblesville, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center ^
06/19 – Noblesville, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center ^
06/22 – Columbus, OH @ Huntington Park ^
06/23 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Center @
06/25 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center @
06/30 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center @
07/01 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center @
07/03 – East Troy, WI @ Alpine Valley Music Theatre $
07/04 – East Troy, WI @ Alpine Valley Music Theatre $
07/09 – Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium $
07/10 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PNC Park $
07/13 – Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts &
07/14 – Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain &
07/16 – New York, NY @ Citi Field $
07/17 – New York, NY @ Citi Field $
07/20 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre &
07/21 – Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre &
07/23 – Washington, DC @ Nationals Park $
07/25 – Louisville, KY @ HullabaLOU Festival
07/27 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood ~
07/28 – Tampa, FL @ Ford Amphitheatre ~
07/30 – West Palm, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheatre ~
07/31 – West Palm, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheatre ~
08/14 – Wichita, KS @ InTrust Bank Arena +
08/17 – West Valley City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre =
08/20 – Chula Vista, CA @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre =
08/21 – Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater  =
08/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Ball !
08/25 – Concord, CA @ Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord !
08/27 – Marysville, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre !
08/28 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre !
08/31 – Boside, ID @ Taco Bell Arena
09/03 – George, WA @ Gorge Amptheatre x
09/04 – George, WA @ Gorge Amptheatre x
09/05 – George, WA @ Gorge Amptheatre x
09/10 – Woodlands, CA @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion +
09/11 – Dallas, TX @ Superpages.com Center +
09/14 – Omaha, NE @ Qwest Center +
09/15 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center +

* = w/ Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
# = w/ The Felice Brothers
% = w/ Yonder Mountain String Band
^ = w/ Robert Earl Keen
@ = w/ Martin Sexton
$ = w/ Zac Brown Band
& = w/ Amos Lee
~ = w/ Gov’t Mule
+ = w/ Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears
= = w/ Brett Dennen
! = w/ Raphael Saadiq
x = w/ Ben Harper & Relentless7

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