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22 documentaries you should watch immediately

No art form is as flexible or open to new voices as the documentary film. No running time is better or worse than another, no subject is too large or …

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World's tallest water slide to open in Kansas, will be wedgie-free

A water park company that created the world’s first uphill water coaster is ready for its next big thing -- and we really mean "big."<p>Schlitterbahn is building the world’s tallest and fastest water slide in its Kansas City, Kan., park. Verrückt -- which means “insane” in German, will be about 17 …

Steve Lillywhite On Producing Dave Matthews

After the wild success of its debut, <i>Under the Table and Dreaming</i>, Dave Matthews Band asked Steve Lillywhite back to produce the follow-up. Coming out of a mid-'90s modern-rock scene that had spawned Blues Traveler and Spin Doctors, <i>Crash</i> had a little bit more to offer, reflecting Matthews' interest …

Dave Matthews On His Band's 'Unique Sort Of Love Affair'

For many people, the definitive soundtrack of the mid-1990s was a band out of Virginia with unusual instrumentation and an unmistakable sound. Born and partially raised in South Africa, Dave Matthews was a bartender in the college town of Charlottesville when he founded the Dave Matthews Band in …

Dave Matthews Band Spin ‘If Only’ Into Hazy Jam at the Hollywood Bowl

Back in September, Dave Matthews Band celebrated the release of their latest album, <i>Away From the World</i>, with a September 12th show at the Hollywood …

Dave Matthews Band Covers Rodriguez At South African Debut

The Dave Matthews Band kicked off a three-show swing through South Africa last night in Cape Town. The performances mark the band’s first in the …

Dave Matthews Forms Supergroup with Jakob Dylan

A jam project featuring Dave Matthews, Jakob Dylan, Bob Dylan guitarist Charlie Sexton, his brother Bill and drummer Brady Blade has evolved into an …

Dave Matthews Band On World Cafe

This week's <i>Vintage Cafe</i> takes us back nearly two decades: In December 1994, a then-up-and-coming Dave Matthews Band climbed the stairs to WXPN's tiny third-floor studio and played a reflective but enthusiastic live set. At the time of this recording, the band had just released <i>Under the Table and</i> …

Dave Matthews Band Announce Massive Summer Tour

Dave Matthews Band will be playing two sets a night on their upcoming summer tour. On what they’ve dubbed “A Very Special Evening With Dave Matthews …

Dave Matthews breaks down on bicycle, gets a ride to his concert from fan

A woman on her way to see the Dave Matthews Band perform in Hershey, Pa., on Saturday stopped her car to help a stranded bicyclist — and in the process saved the very rock show she was going to see.<p>Emily Kraus and her boyfriend, Joe, were already running late when they noticed a man on the side of …

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Dave Matthews Band announces summer tour

The tour kicks off on May 16 and wraps on Sept. 6.<p>What's summer without a Dave Matthews Band tour?<p>For this year's tour, Dave will shake things up a bit with two sets per evening and a bunch of special guests. With the high-profile pull that Dave's got, you can expect some doozies. The band will …

Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

Babylon By Van<p>This is the first photo Morris took of Marley, back in 1974, in the singer's Ford Transit tour van. "When you're looking at it, he's …