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Stefan Lessard Announces 2012 Dave Matthews Band North American Tour; Band Announces New Album is Coming

2012 Dave Matthews Band North American Tour

Dave Matthews Band bassist Stefan Lessard recently tweeted that the band is gearing up for its 2012 North American tour, and the band followed with an official announcement.

The tour kicks off May 18th in Woodlands, Texas and will include two-night shows in many cities, following a hiatus in 2011. The tour will also include the band’s first headline appearance at the Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama on May 20th.

The band also announced they’re working on a new album, once again teaming up with Steve Lillywhite, who produced the band’s first three studio albums, Under the Table and Dreaming, Crash and Before These Crowded Streets.

Tickets for the tour go on sale Friday, March 9th.

Dave Matthews Band 2012 Tour Dates:

  • May 18, 2012: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Woodlands, TX
  • May 19, 2012: Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas, TX
  • May 20, 2012: Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, AL
  • May 22, 2012: Aaron’s Ampitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta, GA
  • May 23, 2012: Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre in Charlotte, NC
  • May 25, 2012: Comcast Theatre in Hartford, CT
  • May 26, 2012: Comcast Theatre in Hartford, CT
  • May 28, 2012: Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA
  • May 29, 2012: Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, OH
  • June 2, 2012: Molson Ampitheatre in Toronto, ON
  • June 3, 2012: Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
  • June 5, 2012: Comcast Center in Manfield, MA
  • June 6, 2012: Comcast Center in Manfield, MA
  • June 8, 2012: Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY
  • June 9, 2012: Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY
  • June 12, 2012: Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, NY
  • June 13, 2012: Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, NY
  • June 16, 2012: Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA
  • June 17, 2012: Farm Bureau Live in Virginia Beach, VA
  • June 22, 2012: Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville, IN
  • June 23, 2012: Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville, IN
  • June 26, 2012: Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, MA
  • June 27, 2012: Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, MA
  • June 29, 2012: Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA
  • June 30, 2012: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, NY
  • July 3, 2012: Darien Lake Performing Arts Center in Darien Center, NY
  • July 6, 2012: Alpine Valley Music Center in E. Troy, WI
  • July 7, 2012: Alpine Valley Music Center in E. Troy, WI
  • July 10, 2012: DTE Energy Music Center in Clarkston, MI
  • July 11, 2012: Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre in Maryland Heights, MO
  • July 13, 2012: First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown, PA
  • July 14, 2012: First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown, PA
  • July 18, 2012: 1-800-Ask-Gary Ampitheatre in Tampa, FL
  • July 20, 2012: Cruzan Ampitheatre in W. Palm Beach, FL
  • July 21, 2012: Cruzan Ampitheatre in W. Palm Beach, FL
  • August 31, 2012: The Gorge Ampitheatre in George, WA
  • September 1, 2012: The Gorge Ampitheatre in George, WA
  • September 7, 2012: Cricket Wireless Ampitheatre in Chula Vista, WA
  • September 8, 2012: Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre in Irvine, CA
  • September 9, 2012: Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View, CA