Dave Matthews & Friends is an Americanjam band that was put together for a tour to support Dave Matthews' solo debut, Some Devil. Most of the musicians participated in the album's production. The band consists of:
Several members of the band have long histories playing together. Matthews and Reynolds met in the 1980s at Miller's in Charlottesville, Virginia, where Matthews was a bartender and Reynolds and his band TR3 played on a regular basis. Matthews and Anastasio likely met on 2.5.93 at Warren Haynes's Ritz Power Jam, where DMB, Warren, Trey, and John Popper performed All Along the Watchtower together. Paczkowski and Anastasio met in Burlington, Vermont and have been playing together in Anastasio's various solo projects since 2001. Tony Hall later joined Anastasio's solo band, Trey Anastasio Band (formerly 70 Volt Parade), in 2005.
The band came together as guests on Matthews' debut solo album, Some Devil, and, after its release, went on a... Read More