Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant Added to Dave Matthews Band North American Summer Tour
February 11, 2020
DURANT, Okla. (February 11, 2020) – Dave Matthews Band (DMB) announced dates for its 2020 North American summer tour and will be performing at The Grand Theater at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant on Friday, Sept. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 19.
Tickets go on sale Friday, February 24 at 10 a.m. and start at $129. Tickets can be purchased at tiny.cc/p43ziz
The concert on September 18 and 19 will begin at 7:30 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Grand Theater at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is located at 4216 S. Highway 69/75 in Durant, Okla. To learn more information, visit https://www.choctawcasinos.com/events/. For additional 2020 dates, visit www.davematthewsband.com
Dave Matthews Band is committing to help plant one million trees as a collective effort with The Dreaming Tree Wines and DocuSign. The band invites concertgoers to join them in this mission by contributing an optional donation of $2 per ticket to plant a tree with The Nature Conservancy’s Plant a Billion Trees campaign – a major forest restoration effort with a goal of planting a billion trees around the world by 2025. For further details, visit plantabillion.org/DMB. This year’s annual eco-village will feature a heavy emphasis on the tree-planting campaign. Tour greening efforts and the eco-village are in partnership with DocuSign and REVERB.
DMB, who was named a United Nations Environment Goodwill Ambassador in 2019, will be neutralizing the biggest contributor to a concert’s carbon footprint – fan travel. In addition to the band’s footprint, REVERB will be calculating the carbon footprint associated with fan travel to DMB shows in 2020 and the band will be neutralizing these emissions by supporting carbon reduction projects. The band has a long history of reducing their environmental footprint and neutralizing tour carbon emissions from flights, busses and trucks, hotel stays and venue energy use going back to their first shows in 1991.
DMB has sold more than 25 million tickets since its inception and a collective 38 million CDs and DVDs combined. With the release of 2018’s Come Tomorrow, DMB became the first group in history to have seven consecutive studio albums debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The New York Times, in a Critic’s Pick review, observed, “willed optimism fills the songs on “Come Tomorrow,” while cynicism and irony are nowhere within earshot.”
About Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant
Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex lies a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, right here in southeastern Oklahoma. Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant is a three-level convention/entertainment venue which offers over 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and seating for more than 3,000 people. The resort’s amenities include the Oasis Pool – featuring four tropical pools with private cabanas – as well as the region’s premier entertainment complex, The District, where visitors can enjoy Tailgaters Sports Bar, 20 bowling lanes, a 40-game arcade, and a state-of-the-art movie theater. The casino offers more than 4,100 slot machines, 60 table games, and a private poker lounge featuring 30 poker tables. In the spring of 2021, a major expansion effort will add the Sky Tower: 19 stories high and featuring a thousand new luxury hotel rooms, along with 3400 additional slot machines and 34 tables in the new Poker room, along with 40 table games, two new restaurants and movie theaters, and a three-acre swimming pool – making Choctaw Casino Resort–Durant one of the largest gaming resorts in the world. For more information, visit choctawcasinos.com.
REVERB is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to empowering millions of individuals to take action toward a better future for people and the planet. REVERB partners with musicians, festivals and venues to green their concert events while engaging fans face-to-face at shows to take environmental and social impact. In 2005, REVERB and DMB launched the Bama Green Project, and have been working together for the past 16 years. www.reverb.org
DocuSign helps more than 500,000 customers to connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act on, and manage agreements. The company is also committed to protecting the environment and launched the DocuSign for Forests initiative last year to create a significant, sustained global impact and protect the world’s forests.
About The Dreaming Tree Wines
The Dreaming Tree Wines are a creative collaboration between award-winning winemaker Sean McKenzie and musician Dave Matthews. The team launched the collection of approachable, high-quality California wines in the fall of 2011. The portfolio currently includes a California Chardonnay, California Cabernet Sauvignon, California “Crush” Red Blend, California Pinot Noir, Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc and its new addition, California Rosé. The Dreaming Tree is sustainably conscious from vine to table, making thoughtful decisions in how the wines are produced and packaged to ensure the longevity of the planet. To-date, the brand has generated over $1.5 million to be donated to environmental charities. For more information about The Dreaming Tree, visit www.dreamingtreewines.com. Please enjoy our wines responsibly.
About The Nature Conservancy’s Plant a Billion
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. Working in 79 countries and territories, TNC uses a collaborative approach to tackle climate change, conserve lands, waters and oceans, provide food and water sustainably and help make cities more sustainable. Learn more at www.nature.org and www.plantabillion.org/dmb
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