The Dave Matthews Band Quiz

The Dave Matthews Band Quiz
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Dave Matthews Band has achieved a level of success most can bands only hope for. Are you a diehard DMB fan? See how well you can track the band's music and accomplishments through the years.
When did Dave Matthews form Dave Matthews Band?
1991
Dave Matthews put together the band in 1991 when he decided to record songs he had written.
1990
1992

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Where was Dave Matthews born?
Johannesburg
Dave Matthews was born on Jan. 9, 1967 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
London
New York City

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What city was Dave Matthews living in when he formed the Dave Matthews Band?
Charlotte, North Carolina
Charlottesville, Virginia
Dave Matthews Band formed in Charlottesville, Virginia, in early 1991.
Charleston, South Carolina

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What instruments did the original members of Dave Matthews Band play?
guitar, saxophone, drums and violin
guitar, saxophone, drums, bass, keyboard and violin
The original members of Dave Matthews Band include drummer Carter Beauford, saxophonist LeRoi Moore, bass player Stefan Lessard, keyboard player Peter Griesar and violinist Boyd Tinsley.
guitar, drums and bass

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What Charlottesville, Virginia, nightclub did Dave Matthews Band play regularly in 1992?
Downtown Mall
the Mineshaft
Trax
Dave Matthews Band had a Tuesday-night residency at Trax from 1992 to 1993.

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In November 1993 Dave Matthews Band released its first album on its own Bama Rags label. What was it called?
"Under the Table and Dreaming"
"Remember Two Things"
"Remember Two Things" was recorded live at The Muse in Nantucket, Massachusetts, in August 1993 and debuted on the college charts as the highest independent entry. It was subsequently certified platinum.
"Crash"

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What was Dave Matthews Band's first studio album?
"Crash"
"Under the Table and Dreaming"
"Under the Table and Dreaming" was the band's first studio album on the RCA label and is certified six-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
"Before These Crowded Streets"

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Dave Matthews Band received its first Grammy nominations in 1996 for what song?
"What Would You Say"
The nomination for "What Would You Say" was for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group and Best Music Video, Short Form.
"Satellite"
"Ants Marching"

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When was Dave Matthews Band's second album, "Crash," released?
April 1995
May 1996
April 1996
"Crash," Dave Matthews Band’s second RCA studio album, was released on April 30, 1996.

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What song did Dave Matthews Band win its first Grammy for in 1997?
"So Much to Say"
The band took home the Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for its hit song "So Much To Say."
"Crash Into Me"
"#41"

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On what Dave Matthews Band album does the song "Crush" appear?
"Crash"
"Before These Crowded Streets"
"Crush" was the third single released from the album "Before These Crowded Streets."
"Everyday"

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True or false: Butch Taylor has joined Dave Matthews Band onstage at live shows playing the trombone.
true
false
Butch Taylor has played live with Dave Matthews Band but on the keyboard, not the trombone.

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Which of the following is NOT an official member of Dave Matthews Band but often accompanies the group in live performances?
Rashawn Ross
Rashawn Ross plays trumpet and became a regular tour musician beginning with the band's 2006 tour.
Steffan Lessard
Carter Beauford

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Which Dave Matthews Band album was the first to debut at No. 1 on Billboard?
"Stand Up"
"Everyday"
"Before These Crowded Streets"
"Before These Crowded Streets" was the band's first album to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

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What is the name of the Dave Matthews Band fan association?
The Warehouse
The Warehouse is the DMB fan group that was formed in 1998.
DMB Fan House
Dave Matthews Band Fans

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Name that tune: "How she wishes it was different. She prays to God most every night. And though she swears it doesn't listen, there's still a hope in her it might."
"Grey Street"
The lyrics are from "Grey Street," the third and final radio single from the band's 2002 studio album, "Busted Stuff."
"Too Much"
"Crash Into Me"

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In October 2004 Dave Matthews Band joined artists including Bruce Springsteen, Ben Harper, Bonnie Raitt, Pearl Jam and REM on what tour?
Bonnaroo
H.O.R.D.E.
DMB was one of the acts on the Vote for Change tour, a politically motivated concert in October 2004.
Vote for Change tour

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What is the name of the charitable organization founded by Dave Matthews Band?
Dave Matthews Band Foundation
Bama Works Fund
The Bama Works Fund supports charitable programs in the Charlottesville, Virginia, area and a variety of needs nationally and internationally.
DMB Foundation

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What actress appears in the Dave Matthews Band music video for "Dream Girl"?
Halle Berry
Sandra Bullock
Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts, a self-professed DMB fan, is in the "Dream Girl" video.

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True or false: Dave Matthews Band member Boyd Tinsley released his own solo album titled "True Reflections."
true
Between recording the albums "Busted Stuff" and "Stand Up," Tinsley released his solo debut, "True Reflections."
false

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Which founding member of the Dave Matthews Band died in 2008?
LeRoi Moore
LeRoi Moore passed away in August 2008 from complications from an all-terrain vehicle accident.
Carter Beauford
Stefan Lessard

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In 2003 Dave Matthews made his big-screen debut in what Disney movie?
"Where the Red Fern Grows"
Matthews made his big-screen debut in the Disney film "Where the Red Fern Grows."
"Because of Winn-Dixie"
"I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry"

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How many CDs and DVDs has Dave Matthews Band sold?
37 million
Dave Matthews Band has sold a combined 37 million CDs and DVDs.
25 million
30 million

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After "Away From the World" debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, Dave Matthews Band became the first group in chart history to do what?
tour consecutively for 25 months
sell more than 20 million CDs
have six consecutive studio albums debut at No. 1 on the Billboard chart
In 2012 Dave Matthews Band became the first group in chart history to have six consecutive studio albums debut atop the chart.

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The Dave Matthews Band ranks as one of the biggest ticket sellers worldwide of the past decade. How many tickets has the band sold?
more than 18 million
Since forming in the late '90s, the Dave Matthews Band has sold more than 18 million tickets to concertgoers.
more than 20 million
more than 15 million

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True or false: Dave Matthews is on the board of directors of Farm Aid.
true
Dave Matthews is on the board along with John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Willie Nelson.
false

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What is on the Dave Matthews Band logo?
the fire dancer
The DMB logo features the fire dancer. It's based on a sketch Matthews drew that is said to represent what he sees when he's onstage and looks out into the crowd: pretty girls dancing.
the dancing girl
the dancing lady

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Which Dave Matthews Band album features the fire dancer as its cover art?
"Everyday"
"Under the Table and Dreaming"
"Stand Up"
The fire dancer didn't appear until it was on the cover art of the band's sixth album, "Stand Up."

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Dave Matthews is part owner of an eco-friendly winery in Geyserville, California. What is the winery called?
Dreaming Tree Wines
Matthews is part owner of Dreaming Tree Wines with partner Sean McKenzie.
DMB Wines
Earth Wines

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In 2010 Dave Matthews Band was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Album and Album of the Year for which album?
"Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King"
Although they didn't win either Grammy, the album "Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King" has been hailed as one of the band's best to date.
"Stand Up"
"Away From the World"

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