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Dave Matthews Band to play charity concert in Charlottesville

Courtesy: The Official Dave Matthews Band YouTube Channel!
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CHARLOTTESVILLE (WSLS10) - A local band who made it big comes back to the area for a charity show.

The Dave Matthews Band is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a hometown show.

The show will be at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville on May 7th.

Organizers say all net proceeds from the concert, which are expected to total more than $1 million, will go towards charitable programs in the area.

Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, April 1st at 10 A.M.

The show kicks off the band's 2016 Summer Tour.

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND – SUMMER 2016 NORTH AMERICAN TOURDate    City/State/Province    Venue                                                                

5/7       Charlottesville, VA      John Paul Jones Arena

5/11     Wichita, KS                 INTRUST Bank Arena

5/13     The Woodlands, TX    Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

5/14     Dallas, TX                   Gexa Energy Pavilion

5/17     Oklahoma City, OK     Chesapeake Energy Arena

5/18     North Little Rock, AR  Verizon Arena

5/20     Cincinnati, OH             Riverbend Music Center

5/21     Cuyahoga Falls, OH     Blossom Music Center

5/24     Pelham, AL                  Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

5/27     Charlotte, NC               PNC Music Pavilion

5/28     Atlanta, GA                 Lakewood Amphitheatre

5/29     Maryland Heights, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

6/7       Holmdel, NJ                PNC Bank Arts Center

6/8       Bangor, ME                 Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

6/10     Mansfield, MA            Xfinity Center

6/11     Hartford, CT                XFINITY Theatre

6/17     Virginia Beach, VA     Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

6/18     Bristow, VA                 Jiffy Lube Live

6/21     Wantagh, NY               Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

6/22     Syracuse, NY               Lakeview Amphitheater

6/24     Camden, NJ                 BB&T Pavilion

6/25     Camden, NJ                 BB&T Pavilion

6/28     Moline, IL                    iWireless Center

6/29     Bonner Springs, KS     Cricket Wireless Amphitheater

7/1       Elkhorn, WI                 Alpine Valley Music Theatre

7/2       Elkhorn, WI                 Alpine Valley Music Theatre

7/8       Columbus, OH             Nationwide Arena

7/9       Burgettstown, PA         First Niagara Pavilion

7/12     Gilford, NH                 Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

7/13     Gilford, NH                 Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

7/15     Saratoga Springs, NY   Saratoga Performing Arts Center

7/16     Saratoga Springs, NY   Saratoga Performing Arts Center

7/19     Toronto, ON                Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

7/20     Clarkston, MI               DTE Energy Music Theatre

7/22     Noblesville, IN            Klipsch Music Center

7/23     Noblesville, IN            Klipsch Music Center

7/26     North Charleston, SC   North Charleston Coliseum

7/27     Tampa, FL                   MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

7/29     West Palm Beach, FL   Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre

7/30     West Palm Beach, FL   Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre

8/26     Chula Vista, CA           Sleep Train Amphitheatre

8/27     Irvine, CA                    Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre

8/29     Berkeley, CA               Greek Theatre

8/30     Berkeley, CA               Greek Theatre

9/2       George, WA                 The Gorge Amphitheatre

9/3       George, WA                 The Gorge Amphitheatre

9/4       George, WA                 The Gorge Amphitheatre