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Jack from Chicago IL
Flew in from Chicago to go to the show with my sister. First Dave show of the year 8 rows back Center. Seen them a bunch at Alpine & northerly Island. Boyd not being there drastically changed the entire sound of the band and songs- especially warehouse & nancies. I agree 100% with my guy from Indiana. The band was flat and it was obvious the crowd was not into the new stuff. Band beef seems likely Dave and Carter were the only ones interacting with one another. The fan demographic has changed and I Think that’s how the band wants it. Bummer
Rob from Boca Raton, Florida
WHAT WAS THAT?
Wow....I’ve been to dozens of Dave shows and this was by far the worst one. Awful! What was that setlist? No energy. Crowd was basically asleep because the songs were so bad, jams too long, and overall boring. Really disappointing.
Gwen from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
DMB FAILS AND SO DOES DTE
Was really disappointed in the play list and was hoping to hear at least "Crash". Left at 10:00 because we were so bored. Dave doesn't seem to care too much about his fans...very little interaction. As for DTE: they should re-name the lawn seats section because there is barely any lawn left. It's all dirt. Dirt seats would be more accurate. There are a few patches of grass on the far right and left but not a good view of the stage. Probably not going back this year; I'd rather listen to Pandora.
Henry from Portland, Oregon
Worst sound quality of any concert I've ever been to. Any energy in the crowd was completely deflated 30 mins in. Complete disappointment.
Angela Evans from Santa Fe ,NM
H.O.R.D.E. FESTIVAL 1996
I will never buy or pay to see Dave Matthews band. I went to H.O.R.D.E. Festival in Las Cruces,NM in 1996. I was 7 months pregnant and was hesitant to go because it was the middle of the summer with 100 degree day!! The concert did have spray tents. Everyone was enjoying the music and we were all happy because clouds built up and rain came. The crowd cheered!! The breeze and rain drops cooled everyone off. The only bad thing was the we started to have lightning. I counted the strikes and they were about 50 miles away. Dave Matthews came out and said his band was cancelling their portion of the show because of this. He left the stage and the next thing we knew was that Blues Traveler was coming out in 10 minutes and they set up the stage. Blues Traveler continued in the rain and made the rest of the show great!! Shame on you Dave Matthews for burning me when I drove 380 miles to go see you my Favorite Band (you) , and sacrificed something happening to me at 7 months pregnant .
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