Dave Matthews Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band Honor Dr. John At Alpine Valley Music Theatre [Watch]

first_imgDave Matthews Band brought their 2019 summer tour to East Troy, WI over the weekend for a pair of performances at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre on Friday and Saturday nights. Both shows featured support from iconic New Orleans outfit, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, who joined Dave Matthews and company for a Dr. John tribute fitting for the late musician who died last month.Related: Dr. John Recorded One Final Album Before He Passed AwayDave Matthews Band’s 22-song performance on Friday night was anchored by a mix of the rock band’s fan-favorite originals including the funky “Too Much”, “Warehouse”, “Crush” and “What Would You Say”. About halfway through the set, Matthews welcomed members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band back to the stage to help them perform a cover of Dr. John’s “Right Place, Wrong Time”. Matthews helped lead their collaborative cover of the funky 1973 single on vocals while members of both bands traded instrumental leads and solos throughout.Watch the tribute performance from Friday’s show in the video below.Dave Matthews Band with Preservation Hall Jazz Band – “Right Place, Wrong Time” – 7/5/2019[Video: Matt McLaughlin]Both Dave Matthews Band and Preservation Hall Jazz Band returned to the venue again on Saturday, although there were no Dr. John tributes in the setlist for night two.DMB’s ongoing summer tour will pick up again on July 17th with a performance at Wantagh, NY’s Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. For the complete list of remaining tour dates and ticket info, visit the band’s website.[H/T JamBase]last_img

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