Dave Matthews Band North American Summer Tour Postponed
May 6, 2020
DURANT, Okla. (May 6, 2020) – Dave Matthews Band (DMB) is disappointed to announce, that in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, we will be moving all of its 2020 summer dates to the summer of 2021. The concert at the Grand Theater at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant, scheduled for September 18 and 19, 2020 has been rescheduled to October 8 and 9, 2021.
The Dave Matthews Band made this decision with the health, safety and well-being of its fans, touring crew and venue staff as its priority.
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.”
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.
Previously purchased tickets will be honored for these rescheduled performances. Fans have the option to refund tickets at the point of purchase. The Dave Matthews Band is incredibly grateful for all of its fans who come out to see them every summer.
For your convenience, the ticket refund policy is listed below.
If you purchased your tickets through Ticketmaster to receive a refund you must request one by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Ticketmaster is the official ticketing agent for the Choctaw Grand Theater. Due to the unprecedented volume of cancellations, please note that you should expect to receive your refund in as soon as 30 days. If the tickets were transferred to you, the refund will go to the person who originally bought the tickets from Ticketmaster Refunds are automatically delivered (except UPS fees) to the same card used to purchase. All other ticket sellers are considered third party agencies. Third party ticket sellers may have a refund policy. You will want to reach out to that company directly for more information regarding refunds for postponed or rescheduled shows.
About Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant
Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex lies a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, in southeastern Oklahoma. Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant is a three-level convention/entertainment venue which offers more than 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 Tailgater’s Lounge, 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 featuring 1,000 new luxury hotel rooms, along with 3,400 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.
CNO Global Pandemic notice:
Due to the Emergency Declarations of Chief Batton, the President of the United States, and health authorities in response to the global pandemic, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) has enacted several measures. CNO has canceled or postponed large public gatherings, temporarily closed Casinos & Resorts, Head Starts, daycares and other childcare facilities, and modified operations at other businesses and health services. The Choctaw Nation continues to monitor the latest information from health authorities and experts. CNO remains in communication with state health officials to ensure that appropriate steps are taken for the safety and wellbeing of our tribal members, associates, vendors, guests, and our communities.