Thursday, May 7, 2015

Dave Matthews Band - Locations To Visit. 7 May 2015.

Many DMB fans find themselves making the pilgrimage to Charlottesville, Virginia, the place of birth for the Dave Matthews Band. These are some of the places that are significant to the founding of the band and the early years of DMB that you can check out.

Some of these locations aren't in Charlottesville, but are listed as they are nearby in Virginia and played a part in the early days of DMB.

Flat Five Studios
18 E Main St, Salem, VA

Studio tracks from Remember Two Things were recorded here, at Flat Five Studios.

MusicToday
5390 Three Notch’d Rd, Corzet, VA 22932

A fan said that the original DMB touring van is located here, though it hasn't been confirmed.  Believed to be across from MusicToday behind some warehouses.

Blenheim Vineyards 
31 Blenheim Farm, Charlottesville, VA

Vineyards purchased by Dave Matthews in 1999.
 
Tandem School 
279 Tandem Ln, Charlottesville, VA

The school Stefan attended before dropping out to join DMB.

Miller’s Bar 
109 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA

Where Dave Matthews was bar tending in 1990.

Eastern Standard Restaurant (now Brookeville, above Whisky Jar) 
227 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA

The band would play weekly shows here in the early days.

Downtown Mall Ampitheater 
700 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA

Formerly believed to be DMB’s first show, it’s the first place Boyd guested with the band.

Warehouse
South St & 1st St
100 South St W, Charlottesville, VA 22902

DMB’s first paid performance.

Trax (former location) 
120 11th St SW, Charlottesville, VA

DMB played regularly here in the early days, also was the site of their first show.

Prism Coffeehouse 
Gordon Ave & Rugby Rd
214 Rugby Rd, Charlottesville, VA

First Dave & Tim show.

Holly Memorial Gardens
LeRoi’s Grave

3251 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville, VA

Birchmere 
3701 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA

Tracks from the Recently EP were recorded here

Flood Zone
11 S 18th St, Richmond, VA

DMB played regularly here in the early days.

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