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Show Reviews
Dave Matthews Band
July 18, 2018
PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ

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User: bpfols
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Weather was perfect. Robert's guest performance was stelar.

User: BrianKelly25
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Show flowed well, the band was on point tonight

User: Brien
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Real solid show. Lots from the new album but mixed in well. Can't get into Samurai Cop but love, Come Tomorrow and That Girl is You. Mid-tempo show until the last third when it really picked up - Cornbread was a jam! Very Enjoyable.

User: DixiChknTnseLam
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High energy, awesome set.

User: DMBand427
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Band is great this year

User: dpheuzey
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With a couple of exceptions - Samurai Cop and All Along the Watchtower - the band phoned this one in. Very disappointing. Only 20 total songs and just one encore. Probably the lowest totals of at least 2018, if not of all time. Took my son for his birthday. Never again, not at these prices.

User: funrobyn01
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Again felt the energy was a little low

User: PhishN4DMB
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Section LAWN15 Row 2 Seat 37 $49.50

User: prickle
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This one had the potential for 5 stars but the encore fell way short of earlier shows, eg, SPAC N1. Highlights included Buddy playing some great electric piano on Raven and LITHOG, the latter now being reworked to really highlight Buddy on the Fender Rhodes during the jam. The big Watchtower in the middle of the set (and pretty much everything else) were played exquisitely. I saw Robert Randolph (and the Family Band) in a small venue last year and was happy to see him do his thing on Cornbread, although Dave did seem to get a little frustrated (nice word) that Randolph did not walk out when announced but instead seemed to take his time getting out there.

User: Primordialsoup
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Very good show last night. I enjoyed it more than the Hartford show I attended last month. Excellent set list. Keyboards getting better incorporated, band geling better as a result, IMO. Good energy all around and in my section (403). Hartford was a bit lame (Section 200 Row T). Better seats but 3/4 way though the show 6-8 people to my left left. Corporate seats? Who knows, but that was lame. Last night the only people who left came back with more beer. Jersey always knows how to party. 3rd year attending here and plan to come back next year. On a side note, it's easy to notice the crowds are getting older but they are still standing and rocking out the entire show. Also good not to see the teenage puke-fest that seemed to appear at every show for a while years back.

User: SamScholo41
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the absence of the violin is really difficult for me, and I felt like Dave didn't have a lot of energy.

User: SaraEve
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First time seeing the guys in 8 years. Not a fan of PNC, I forgot how much I disliked the venue. Overall it was a great show, the band put out a wonderful effort. We got them at their peak-- having hit their stride with all the new songs and not straining any of their skills yet. Being from NJ we had called RR in the car, what a wonderful surprise. Still and forever an AntsMarching.

User: SavageShiba
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Really large highlights for this show. Pig, Raven, Mid-Set Watchtower. Nice high energy show at PNC.

User: skoobz314
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First time at this venue. Much smaller than I though. Very easy in and out. Band? Sounded awesome as always.

User: Smooth
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Robert Randolph!

User: trippinblly
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Great show.First six songs really provided a good buildup, raven is ehhhhh for me but AATW midset just knocked the roof off the place. Wish there was a song other than TGIY followed to keep that juice going. Not a huge LITHOG fan so kind of labored over that but was rewarded with my first WH to start a sick stretch plus teasing WIA with what sounded like Bayou. LB is not a fav of mine so I was actually shaking my head in disappointment until they ran WIA into billies which just was a monster closer. Then the cherry on top, my all time fav in Grey Street to close out the night, the boys delivered. Much appreciated they\'ve added PNC back into the rotation, making it a great alternative to Jones Beach or Camden for the mid-Jersey folks.

User: twostepp82
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Amazing set tonight! Great energy and a treat to see Robert Randolph guest on Corn Bread.

User: zellea21
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First time in 5 years i have seen the boys and was intrigued on how the band would sound without Boyd. The recently interviews Dave gave about him opened my eyes a bit.... Never Hear Lover Lay down and Pig live.. so that was awesome.. Liked the new Dynamic of sound during Billies and 41....mid set WATCHTOWER!!!!.. Cornbread was fun as well i understand why Ants and Two Step are not as used right now... over all i had a great time with the show..


   


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